Plumb to do double duty at Petit Le Mans

Lexington, Ky (October 1, 2001) - Standout Speedvision World Challenge driver Hugh Plumb of Chadd's Ford, Pennsylvania, will drive for Seikel Motor Sport in the Petit Le Mans, at Road Atlanta this weekend. Seikel, a Germany-based team,...

Lexington, Ky (October 1, 2001) - Standout Speedvision World Challenge driver Hugh Plumb of Chadd's Ford, Pennsylvania, will drive for Seikel Motor Sport in the Petit Le Mans, at Road Atlanta this weekend. Seikel, a Germany-based team, finished third in the GT class at this year's Daytona 24-Hour race and was class winner of the 2001 24

Hours of Le Mans. Plumb will share driving duties in the Seikel #52 Porsche 911 GT3 RS with owner-driver Tony Burgess and Andrew Bagnall.

Competing in the Speedvision World Challenge Series for three seasons, Plumb scored four wins, 10 second places, 12 top-five finishes and qualified in the top-five in 85% of his races. He won the "Rookie-of-the-Year" title in his first year in the Series. In 2000,

Hugh Plumb drove a BMW M3 in the Rolex 24-Hour race at Daytona. He drove 10 of the 24 hours of the race, the highest placing BMW. In 2001, Plumb drove a Porsche GT3 R for Westward Ho Casino/Peterson Motorsports earning a 9th in class and 10th overall finish. He is currently only one point out of second place for the Speedvision Touring Car championship title, driving for the RealTime Racing team.

"I look forward to driving in the prestigious Petit Le Mans, and it is gratifying to drive for a team such as Seikel Motor Sport that has made its mark in endurance racing, both in the United States and Europe," stated Plumb.

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Series ALMS , PWC
Drivers Tony Burgess , Hugh Plumb , Andrew Bagnall
Teams RealTime Racing