Scott Donald Pruett is a former American racing driver who competed in NASCAR, CART, IMSA, Trans-Am and Grand-Am. He and his wife Judy have three children and author of children's books. Pruett started kart racing at the age of 8 and won 10 professional kart championships. In the 1980s, he became one of America's top sports car racers, eventually winning two IMSA GTO Championships and three Trans-Am Series Championships. During the 1990s, Pruett was a frequent figure on the CART channel. From 1988 to 1999, he made 145 starts with two wins, five championships and 15 podiums. During his preseason testing in 1990, Pruett was involved in a serious accident at the West Palm Beach Fairgrounds in West Palm Beach, Florida, where he seriously injured both legs. Pruett spent the 1990 season recovering and on some occasions calling broadcasters ESPN IndyCar as a black commentator with Paul Page on the play.
|Born||Scott Donald Pruett, March 24, 1960, Roseville, California|
|Achievements||SCCA Trans-Am Champion (1987, 1994, 2003), IMSA GTO Champion (1988, 1986), Michigan 500 winner (1995), 24 Hours of Daytona overall winner (1994, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2013), Rolex Sports Car Series Daytona Prototype Grand-Am Champ (2004, team 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012), 12 Hours of Sebring Overall Winner 2014, Class Winner 1986, 24 Hours of Le Mans Class Winner 2001|
|Awards||Indianapolis 500 co-rookie of the year (1989), World Karting Association Hall of Fame inductee (1991), Road Racing Drivers Club Phil Hill Award (2016), Motorsports Hall of Fame of America inductee in 2017.|
NASCAR and Champ Car racer who won his fifth 24 Hours of Daytona Championship in 2013.
He gained his first experience racing go karts at age 8.
He won the Prototype Grand-Am Championship five times between 2004 and 2012.
He had three children with his wife Judy Pruett.
He was involved in a crash with Jeff Burton in 2007 at Montreal Speedway.
- Drivers of the International Kart Federation
- Athletes from Roseville, California
- Indianapolis 500 rookie of the year
- The riders of the International Championship Race
- 12 o'clock by pilot Sebring
- Pilot line Trans-Am
- Drivers of the Rolex sports car line
- The Champ car drivers
- California riders
- Driver of the 24 hour Daytona
Latest information about Scott Pruett updated on June 14 2021.