Latest News

Pruett Returns To Sebring After 25 Years

By Scott Pruett, Driver Of The No. 01 Telcel Ford EcoBoost Riley

For a long time, I was asked about the finish of the 1986 12 Hours of Sebring more than any other race.

I was 25. My copilot at Roush was Bruce Jenner – yeah, that one. The Olympic champion. No pressure, right?

I had plenty of experience on my own. I'd been driving go karts since the age of eight – but in 1986, I was just writing the first page of my driving career with Ford.

To say the finish was "talked about" is probably an understatement. To this day, it's still one of those wins that just stands out in the memory. That race came down to the last turn of the last lap to beat our Ford Racing teammates Bill Elliott and Ricky Rudd. I was driving for those last laps, basically taking qualifying laps for the last two hours trying to catch our team car. It was a no give up situation and it paid off. That was my first win for Roush, and we did it in a Mustang. (Here's a trivia question for you – which Ford model has started more years than any other at the 12 Hours of Sebring? The Mustang. Bet you didn't know that).

Read More at IMSA.com

Email Newsletter

Sign up for our FREE newsletter now!

Featured

  • Revisit Great Moments From Sebring’s 62-Year History +

    Capture the spirit of this weekend’s 62nd Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida by Read More
  • IMSA Studying Data from Sebring Testing +

    The winter test at Sebring International Raceway has come and gone. Now, IMSA is analyzing the data from the two Read More
  • Porsche North America Takes Lead In Tequila Patrón NAEC +

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 26, 2014) – Porsche North America leads the GT Le Mans (GTLM) team points counting for the Read More
  • Sebring Unveils 2014 Poster +

    Sebring International Raceway has unveiled the official poster for the 62nd annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Presented by Read More
  • New Corvette C7.R Livery Unveiled +

    MAKES COMPETITION DEBUT JAN. 25 AT THE 52ND ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA DETROIT – Chevrolet today unveiled the Corvette C7.R race Read More
  • 1
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3