Pruett, Rojas Win Visual Studio Ultimate Grand Prix Of Atlanta

BRASELTON, Ga. (April 20, 2013) – Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas put their experience to work Saturday, scoring a dominant victory in the Visual Studio Ultimate Grand Prix of Atlanta, the first GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series race at Road Atlanta.

Pruett recorded one of the first victories of his storied career at the circuit in 1986 – winning an IMSA Camel GTO race – in addition to winning in SCCA Trans-Am.

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Boxing Legend Evander Holyfield Named Grand Marshal For Visual Studio Ultimate Grand Prix Of Atlanta

5-Time World Heavyweight Champion Will Also Sponsor Car In PwC 250

Evander Holyfield has been named the Grand Marshal for Saturday's Visual Studio Ultimate Grand Prix of Atlanta.

Boxing's sole five-time world heavyweight champion will give the command to start the engines for Round 4 of the 2013 GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series race on Saturday, at 4:30 p.m. ET (SPEED, live), for GRAND-AM Road Racing's inaugural race at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Ga.

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Microsoft Visual Studio To Sponsor Inaugural GRAND-AM Weekend At Road Atlanta

Visual Studio Ultimate Grand Prix Of Atlanta Set For Saturday

Microsoft Visual Studio will sponsor the inaugural visit of GRAND-AM Road Racing to Road Atlanta on Friday and Saturday.

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Georgia GRAND-AM Connections – A Fan’s Perspective

My original idea for the prerace blog was to take a look at the some of the teams and drivers that make up the GRAND-AM Rolex Series and Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Series, but as I thought about it more I realized there are a lot of resources out there where you can learn more about the series and the teams involved.  Here is a link to a GRAND-AM fan guide that will give you a better understanding of the classes and  also contains a spotters guide - http://www.grand-am.com/Portals/0/Images/PDF/2013_RoadAtlanta_FanGuide.pdf,  Also, Road Atlanta just did an excellent  news story that takes a closer look at the DP Teams participating in the Rolex race - http://www.roadatlanta.com/nws_13dps.lasso

This left me with a bit of a dilemma on what exactly to focus on for this blog post.  After giving it some thought I figured I would concentrate on the drivers that live here in Georgia.  There are four drivers competing in the Rolex series that currently call Georgia home.  Here’s a quick look at each:

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