From The Snake Pit Get To Know ... Don Prudhomme Date of birth: April 6, 1941 Age: 64 Birthplace: San Fernando Valley, Calif. Residence: Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. Hobbies: Landscaping, Dogs, Fishing, Golf First car: 1948...
From The Snake Pit
Get To Know ... Don Prudhomme
Date of birth: April 6, 1941
Birthplace: San Fernando Valley, Calif.
Residence: Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.
Hobbies: Landscaping, Dogs, Fishing, Golf
First car: 1948 Mercury
Current car: 2002 GMC Yukon Denali
First race car: B/Gas dragster
Dream car: Ferrari Enzo
Favorite race track: Indianapolis Raceway Park
Least favorite race track: Islip, N.Y.
Most knowledgeable fans: these days, all of them
Best part of being a team owner: don't have to drive the race car
Worst part of being a team owner: responsibility to sponsors and drivers
If you weren't an owner, you'd be doing: something with cars
Racing hero: Mario Andretti
Biggest racing influence: Keith Black
Greatest win: all of them, they're not easy
Favorite opponent: Tom 'the Mongoose' McEwen
Favorite sport: Formula One
Favorite athlete: Muhammad Ali
Favorite sports team: San Diego Chargers
Favorite restaurant: Delicias Restaurant (Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.)
Favorite type of music: a little bit of everything
Least favorite type of music: country
Favorite musician: Ray Charles
Favorite TV shows: Howard Stern Show (E!), Da Ali G Show, Wings, Desperate Housewives
Favorite TV stations: E!, Discovery
Favorite movie: Scarface
Favorite actor: Al Pacino
Favorite actress: Halle Berry
Favorite magazines: People, AutoWeek, National DRAGSTER, Racer
If you could have dinner with three other people, they would be: Muhammad Ali, Steve McQueen and Wally Parks
Person you'd have most like to have met: Ayrton Senna
Editor's Note: Don Prudhomme notched his 100th career victory at the Las Vegas Strip on Sunday, April 17th. Those wins came as both a driver and team owner.