Scott Pruett Will Chat With Fans on WGI Fan Forum
Pruett is the Final Featured Driver Leading Up to the Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen
Watkins Glen International will host its fifth LIVE Grand-Am driver chat on the WGI Fan Talk Forum on Wednesday, June 6th and will welcome one of the most talented drivers in racing today. Star driver Scott Pruett will be the featured guest and will be available for fans questions and comments from 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM. Last week legendary driver Hurley Haywood answered every question very thoroughly and gave fans some great insight into his storied career. His chat last until almost 8:10 PM which made it four chats out of four that have run over the scheduled 30 minutes.
This is the fifth and final 30-minute live chat in a series of five chats that have been held every Wednesday at 7:30 PM leading up to this weekend's Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen. Every live chat has featured a different driver from the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series and fans can expect the live driver chats to resume leading up to Watkins Glen Grand Prix, July 6-8.
All of the live chats are open to any and all race fans that are registered on the WGI Fan Talk Forum. Not registered yet? Simply log-on to the WGI homepage (www.TheGlen.com), fill out the registration form and you are ready to post!
Scott Pruett is recognized as one of the top road course drivers in racing today and has had great success at The Glen. He is a regular on the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series, currently leads the overall driver standings and teamed with Juan Pablo Montoya and Salvador Duran to win the 24 Hours of Daytona earlier this year. Pruett's success at The Glen includes victories in the 2004 Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen and 2006 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series race during the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series at The Glen weekend. He also has four Top-10 finishes in the last five years at The Glen as a driver in the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series including a runner-up finish in 2003. In 2006, Pruett competed in both Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series races at The Glen as well as the NASCAR Busch Series Zippo 200 and NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series at The Glen. He currently drives the No. 01 TELMEX Lexus Riley for Chip Ganassi Racing with co-driver Memo Rojas. Fans can expect to see both drivers in the Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen, June 8-10, and during the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series race during the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series at The Glen weekend, August 9-12.
Spring is in full swing and racing is in the air which means it is time to purchase your tickets for the 2007 season at historic Watkins Glen International. Don't miss the first exciting spectator event of the season, the Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series THIS WEEKEND! Tickets are on sale for the rest of the 2007 season including the return of open-wheel racing during the Watkins Glen Grand Prix, July 6-8, and the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup and Busch Series at The Glen, August 9-12. For more information, please contact the Watkins Glen International ticket office at 866-461-RACE or log on to the official website at www.TheGlen.com.
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