TodayJanuary 24, 2022

Scott Pruett, BMW M5, races one lap around Laguna Seca on Driving the Nation

Scott Pruett is a four-time Rolex Series Champion (2004, 2006, 2008, and 2010), and three-time Rolex 24 At Daytona winner. In 2010, he and co-driver Memo Rojas dominated the field with 11 podium finishes, and set the record for GRAND-AM wins in a single season with nine wins. Pruett is the single most successful Daytona Prototype driver ever – holding career records for wins (31), pole positions (32), podium finishes (59) and laps led (2152). Together, Pruett and Rojas hold the distinction of being the most successful driving pair in series history.

Pruett took a lap around Laguna Seca for

When Pruett is not winning a race you can find him enjoying a 2009 Syrah (Wine Spectator 91 points) at his vineyard in the Northern Sierras, above the American River, overlooking Folsom lake.

Thanks neighbor.

Lou Ann Hammond

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and board member of the Women in Automotive.