LEXINGTON, OH (May 14, 2021) – Team TGM #46 Chevrolet Camaro piloted by Hugh Plumb today posted the best qualifying position for the two-car team this season. 

In a very close battle among the top ten in class, Plumb grabbed the second-row start for tomorrow’s IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. 

The fourth-place qualifying result gives Hugh and co-driver, Matt Plumb a very strong starting position in the 2-hour sprint race at the iconic Lexington, Ohio circuit. The #64 sister car driven in qualifying by team owner/driver Ted Giovanis will start a few rows further back.

“From the team’s perspective, Hugh did a great job, said team owner, Ted Giovanis. 

“As I understand, I was in the car at the time, of course, Hugh put a great deal of pressure on the leaders, even holding P1 for a while. 

“We’re very happy with his results, it was a great performance for the team.”

The team will take to the track on Saturday, May 15th with the green flag scheduled to fly for the start of the two-hour race at 3:35 pm.  Follow the race action live on NBC Sports TrackPass.

Ted Giovanis

“I was disappointed I didn’t do better. I got caught in a bit of traffic but I was starting to get my rhythm back. The track has a little more grip in it but not a terrible lot. All in all, we got what we got and I’m really looking forward to the race.  I’ll do better in the race because I thrive on track time and the more I get the better my performance so I look forward to finishing strong.”

Hugh Plumb

“It was a great day. We hovered in the top five, we even saw the top of the sheet but ultimately we ended up fourth. The TGM crew, as always gave me a great Camaro and I will again tomorrow. We’ve got a great race car and we’ve got a team that won’t make any mistakes along the way and that’s what it’s going to take to be at the top tomorrow and really tomorrow is what matters.”


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