Tag Archive: Scott Pruett

Jun 29

Pruett’s big week includes Hall of Fame induction, Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen

Without question, Scott Pruett’s credentials in auto racing make him a first ballot Hall of Famer

To be eligible for induction into a hall of fame in most sports, a competitor typically has to be retired from the sport for a prescribed amount of years. Once they reach that point, “first ballot Hall of Famers” are celebrated once more for all of their accomplishments. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 02

Pressure still on Taylor Brothers heading to Circuit of The Americas

This year, the Taylor brothers opened the year with back-to-back victories

You have to go back to 2011 to find a team and driver pairing at the Prototype level of U.S. sports car racing that had as hot a start to the season as Jordan and Ricky Taylor have in their No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R in the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 01

Long Beach gamble set legendary career in motion for Pruett

Scott Pruett cannot forget the impact the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach has had on his life

It was the gamble of a lifetime 29 years ago that took the career of one of the most decorated and diverse drivers in American motorsports to another level. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 15

Scott Pruett returning to Rolex 24 At Daytona in new Lexus entry

Five-Time Rolex 24 Champion Heads Driver Lineup For New Team In GT Daytona Class

Scott Pruett returning to Rolex 24 At Daytona in new Lexus entry First Of Three Preseason IMSA Tests At DIS Wraps Up Today. One of IMSA’s biggest stars, driving one of IMSA’s newest cars, highlighted the opening day of Rolex 24 At Daytona testing on Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 25

Chip Ganassi Racing adds Dixon to Petit Le Mans lineup

Reigning Indycar Champion joins Scott Pruett and Joey Hand In The No. 01 Ford Ecoboost Riley for Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta

2015-06-14_18842 Seven-time TUDOR United SportsCar Championship champions and six-time Rolex 24 At Daytona winners Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGRFS) announced today that reigning Rolex 24 At Daytona Winner and four-time Verizon IndyCar Series Champion Scott Dixon will join Scott Pruett and Joey Hand in the driver lineup of the No. 01 Ford EcoBoost Riley Prototype for the historic Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta on Oct 3. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 25

Ford EcoBoosts of Chip Ganassi Racing 1-2 in Patrón Endurance Cup at halfway mark of 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona

Corvette Racing (GTLM), Riley Motorsports (GTD) Maintain Class Leads

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo After scoring a maximum five points in the opening segment, the No. 01 entry driven by Scott Pruett, Joey Hand, Charlie Kimball and Sage Karam finished the second segment in the third position while the team’s No. 02 entry driven by Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson, Tony Kanaan and Scott Dixon was second at the end of each segment. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 24

No. 01 Ford EcoBoost/Riley leads opening Patrón Endurance Cup segment

3 Corvette Racing (GTLM), No. 93 Riley Motorsports Dodge Viper (GTD) lead In GT

Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup logo Joey Hand held the lead at the one-quarter mark of the Rolex 24 At Daytona to score the maximum five points for the No. 01 Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Ford EcoBoost/Riley team in the opening segment of the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 10

Rolex 24: New Year, new opportunities

There is an old adage in motor sports

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo “To race is to live; all the rest is just waiting.”  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 03

BMW duo chasing Pruett’s career wins record

Auberlen, Luhr sit second, third on combined North American Sports Car Victories List
2014-07-13-1976 Scott Pruett solidified his position atop the all-time victory list in major North American sports car competition, winning three races in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »
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Sep 20

Pruett wins thriller, joins Rojas in Lone Star Le Mans victory

In Chip Ganassi Racing Ford EcoBoost At Circuit Of The Americas

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo Action Express Corvette DP Drivers Fittipaldi, Barbosa Take Third, Extend Points Lead. Rayhall, Diaz Earn Second Straight PC Victory For 8Star Motorsports. Braun, Bennett Clinch PC Title With Second-Place Finish

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Apr 11

Pruett takes TOTAL Pole Award in No. 01 Ford EcoBoost/Riley DP at Long Beach

Magnussen gives Corvette C7.R first GTLM pole

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo Scott Pruett, back on the Long Beach Street Circuit for the first time since 2006, captured the TOTAL Pole Award Friday for the Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase, driving the No. 01 Telcel/Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Ford EcoBoost/Riley DP. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 05

Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates switches to Ford EcoBoost power

For 2014 United SportsCar Championship season

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logoFord bringing advanced technology of its 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost® engine to racing in the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 03

Starworks shines at The GRAND-AM of The Americas

Starworks Motorsport is celebrating a second place podium finish in The Grand-AM of The Americas, Circuit of The Americas, Texas

Starworks Motorsport logoStarworks Motorsport #2 Ford Riley DP, Alex Popow and Ryan Dalziel, Second Place Podium, COTAGA Rolex Series March 3 2013Ryan Dalziel and Alex Popow fought an epic battle in the DP class from qualifying in P7 in the #2 Generation 3 Daytona Prototype Ford Riley. In a dramatic second round of the GRAND-AM Rolex Series the #2 Team Popow pairing showed their mettle as Alex Popow started from P7 on the grid and was up to P5 when a knock sent him in to a spin at turn 15 and set him back to P11 on lap 8. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 28

Riley Technologies wins Ninth consecutive Rolex 24 At Daytona

Scott Pruett races into record books with Riley

Rolex 24 At Daytona - Riley TechnologiesRolex 24 At Daytona - Riley Technologies - Scott PruettRiley Technologies raced into the record books once again this weekend as the firm’s Daytona Prototype design took a ninth consecutive overall victory in the Rolex 24 At Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 27

Rolex 24H at Daytona – Chip Ganassi Racing still at the front after 15 hours

At Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida

Rolex 24 At Daytona logoChip Ganassi BMW-Riley no 01The 2013 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona is on and we invite you to look at results on the Grand-Am official website by clicking on the banner. 

 Grand-Am Road Racing bannerLIVE RESULTS FROM GRAND-AM.COM

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Jan 24

Scott Pruett captures pole for Rolex 24 At Daytona

 

 

Jean-François Dumoulin qualified for Rolex 24
Rolex 24 Riley Technologies Targets Ninth Consecutive Rolex 24 title

Jean-François Dumoulin - Porsche # 72  Rolex 24 2013Rolex 24 At Daytona logoChip Ganassi Racing/Felix Sabates rocks the speed charts taking top two slots; teams include current NASCAR and IndyCar Drivers. The Rolex 24 At Daytona Weekend began Thursday with qualifying in preparation for the 51st anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona set for 3:30 p.m. EDT on Saturday at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 29

2012 season to close during Championship weekend

At Lime Rock Park 
 
Lime Rock Park logoGrand-AM-RolexThe distinctive rural scenery of Northwestern Connecticut is providing a colorful setting for the finale of the 2012 GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series as the trees surrounding Lime Rock Park sport the first colors of fall.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 29

Michael Shank Racing wins the 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 at Daytona

In his ninth try at winning North America’s most prestigious sports car race

Michael Shank Racing 2012 Daytona 24 WinRolex 24 At DaytonaTeam owner Michael Shank put his faith in a stock car driver. And that driver – A.J. Allmendinger – put in three grueling hours at the wheel of the No. 60 Michael Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian Ford/Riley Daytona Prototype to win the 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 at Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 29

Final hours of Rolex 24 heading toward DP battle

Between Shank and Ganassi Teams

Rolex 24 Hours Sunrise 2012-01-29Rolex 24 At DaytonaAfter 18 hours of racing in the 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona, the stage was set for a final, six-hour battle between the No. 60 LiveOn.com Ford/Riley from Michael Shank Racing and the No. 01 TELMEX/Target BMW/Riley from Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates for overall honors. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 29

Polesitting teams lead at halfway mark of exciting Rolex 24

Halfway through the 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona things were still trending in the direction of it being anybody’s race

Grand-Am Rolex 24 Hours Mid-RaceRolex 24 At DaytonaAt the 12-hour mark, nine different leaders had paced the field with the defending race and series champion No. 01 TELMEX BMW/Riley Daytona Prototype of Chip Ganassi Racing and its sister No. 02 Target BMW/Riley dominating large portions. Read the rest of this entry »

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