The Interstate Auto Auction Figure 8 Madness show, presented by Star 106.9 FM, saw Mark Tunny score the Interstae Auto Auction WOFS figure 8 feature win Saturday evening at Anderson Speedway before a huge Fourth of July crowd. Jeff Williams took the win in the Marcum Welding Pro Compacts while Jeff Swinford captured the Harts Auto Center figure 8 and Jonathon Pitts surviving the Trailer Race figure 8.
In Interstate Auto Auction WOFS figure 8 action, Doug Greig jumped to the point the first seven laps as the action in the crossover heated up. Austin Tunny used a slingshot move in the X to take the lead from Greig but met defending series champion Michael Hadley, Jr. at the intersection on lap 20. Hadley was done for the night while Tunny went to the pit for quick repairs and returned. Ben Tunny took over the point only to meet the same fate on lap 27with a collision with Dennis Whisman. Both were out for the night. Mark Tunny would become the leader and would not relinquish it to the checkers. Trailing cousin Mark were Brothers Jesse Tunny and Austin Tunny with Mike Riddle, Jr and Cory Harmon rounding out the top 5. Jesse Tunny was fast timer.
The Marcum Welding Pro Compacts saw Trent Gossar look like a winner until Jeff Williams was able to run him down with 5 to go. Williams made the pass on the outside and went on to his first win of the year over Gossar, Nick Warner, Ron Phipps and Jared Keller. Gossar won the heat and Keller was fast timer.
In Hart’s Auto Center figure 8 action, Jeff Swinford continued his winning ways taking his third feature win of the season. Curtis Chapman was runner-up followed by Bruce McFall, Kevin Henson and Larry Southerland. McFall was the heat winner and Swinford fast timer.
The always fan favorite figure 8 Trailer Race capped off the racing program with Jonathon Pitts surviving to take home the title. Jerry Swinford was second and Mark Hannah third.
The awesome Anderson Speedway fireworks show capped off the evening thanks to Interstate Auto Auction, Anderson Madison County Visitors and Convention Bureau and Action Entertainment.