Francis, Jr., takes TA3 pole in first Trans Am appearance
Tony Ave captured his second consecutive Trans Am pole today as the Trans Am Series held qualifying at the NorthStar Battery CTEK Chargers 100 at Daytona International Speedway. Ave’s time of 1:43.314 on the road course was nearly two full seconds faster than that of Simon Gregg, the session’s runner up.
Ave most recently took pole at Road Atlanta, en route to a victory over second place finisher Mike Skeen, in what was Ave’s return to the #4 Lamers Motor Racing/ PME Engines/ RPX Chevrolet Corvette. With plenty of experience on the course, including multiple 24 Hours, Ave is continuing to show why he is considered one of the modern Trans Am greats and a two-time Champion.