Racecar Driver Scott Pruett Escapes Dangerous Fire


Sportscar racing veteran Scott Pruett escaped unharmed from a fire at the Goodwood Festival of Speed on Friday that engulfed his Lexus RCF GT3. The 57-year-old American, who announced his retirement from competition after this year’s Daytona 24 Hours, had completed his second run of the day when the fire took hold entering the event’s Formula 1 paddock. Pruett exited the car under his own power before the fire was contained. A Goodwood spokesperson confirmed that nobody was injured.