Tony Ave

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Tony Ave
Ave at Road America in 2010
Born (1968-11-10) November 10, 1968 (age 46)
Hurley, Wisconsin, U.S.
Achievements 2010 Trans-Am Series champion
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career
2 races run over 2 years
Best finish 67th (2009)
First race 2004 Sirius at the Glen (Watkins Glen)
Last race 2009 Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen (Watkins Glen)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
4 races run over 2 years
Best finish 87th (2010)
First race 2009 NAPA Auto Parts 200 (Montreal)
Last race 2010 Bucyrus 200 (Montreal)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
Statistics current as of November 30, 2011.

Tony Ave (born November 10, 1968) is a race car driver born in Hurley, Wisconsin, U.S..[1] 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.[2]

In 2009 he was a regular competitor in the revived SCCA Trans-Am Series, driving a Chevrolet Corvette.[3] 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.

Ave driving a Chevrolet Corvette in the Trans Am Series in 2014.


2010 NASCAR Nationwide car at Road America

Ave competed at Watkins Glen on August 10, 2009 in the rain-delayed Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen. Ave completed eight laps and finished 43rd in his #37 Long John Silver's Dodge owned by Brad Jenkins.[2] Ave will also participate in the Nationwide NAPA Parts D'Auto 200 presented by Dodge at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve as a road course ringer.

Ave participated in the #35 car owned by Tri Star Motorsports in the 2010 Bucyrus 200 at Road America in his home state of Wisconsin. After racing in the Top 10 for most of the race, he spun out on the final lap and dropped out of the Top 10.

Motorsports career results[edit]


(key) (Bold - Pole position awarded by qualifying time. Italics - Pole position earned by points standings or practice time. * – Most laps led.)

Sprint Cup Series[edit]

Nationwide Series[edit]

Craftsman Truck Series[edit]


  1. ^ "Tony Ave". Yahoo! Sports. Retrieved 18 March 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Tony Ave NASCAR Statistics". NASCAR. Retrieved 18 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "Ave Quickest In Muscle Milk SCCA Trans-Am Practice At Watkins Glen". SCCA. Retrieved 18 March 2010. 

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