Ben Tunny drives the #4 Late Model Class
car. His home track is Indianapolis Speedrome. He lives in
Team members helping Ben are:
Little Bros, Dad, Grandpa, Family, the Nortons, Mike & Teia Hamblin, Jim
Jones, Dean Smith, Bill Betker, and other drivers.
Ben started racing in 2003 in the Late
Model Figure 8 Class at Indianapolis Speedrome because he loved racing
anything that he could. His Dad had raced for 20 years or more and
it was like his destiny. His first win was that same year.
Career highlights include first Oval Feature win in '03 in Late Models
25 lap race, 3rd place finish in Rookie Chase in '03, won a Fall
Festival Feature in '03, '04 Carmel Sod Late Model vs. Modified Oval
Series Champion, 9th in overall Season Points, '05 4th place finish in
overall Points, won 2 Late Model Figure 8 Features, won a Figure 8 in
Fall Series, qualifying for the 2006 "Race for the Chase" by being in
the Top 10 Speedrome Figure 8 rankings.
The thrill of racing for Ben is the
control he has under a machine on 4 out of control wheels. Just
the feeling it creates in him. His most exciting racing moment
were many. One was running up front in the 3 Hour World
Championship. One was fighting with 2 of the best for the win in
the Jake's 150 Figure 8 and the other was trying to hang on to win his
first Feature. He's most proud of making everyone else so proud of
him. He feels like he has really impressed a lot of people and he
is proud of that.
Ben's racing heroes are Tony Stewart and
Of racing, Ben says, "That it is
addicting, fun and a dedication worthwhile. And people should only
do it if they really want to and if they can handle the work it
His favorite racing website is