Tony Ave
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"Tony Ave" is a race car driving/driver born in Hurley, Wisconsin, United States/U.S.. He competed in the Grand-Am Series from 2000 until 2002, in Formula Atlantic from 1996 until 2001, and in the Trans-Am in 2002. He also made three Indy Lights starts in 1993 and one Indy Pro Series start in 2003. In 2004, Tony raced one race in the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series at Watkins Glen finishing 31st.

In 2009 he was a regular competitor in the revived Sports Car Club of America/SCCA Trans-Am Series, driving a Chevrolet Corvette. In 2010, he brought Chevrolet its first Trans Am championship since Paul Gentilozzi in 1998.

He won the 2010 and 2011 Trans-Am Series Championships.Image:04 Tony Ave TA 2014 TransAm Road America.jpg/thumb/left/Ave driving a Chevrolet Corvette in the Trans Am Series in 2014.

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I pushed all the switches I could push and I even took the steering wheel on and off, because that's electrical too. I'm not sure which switches solved it, but the engine started running again and we were able to go to the end.

For a brand-new team in our first race, we're all very pleased.