Dan Marino, Sr Takes a Turn At Petty Driving Experience

DAN MARINO SR. GETS BEHIND THE WHEEL AT MIAMI-DADE HOMESTEAD MOTORSPORTS COMPLEX HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Jan. 27, 1999) - Dan Marino Sr. was in the driver's seat at the Miami-Dade Homestead Motorsports Complex on Wednesday, at the wheel of a...

DAN MARINO SR. GETS BEHIND THE WHEEL AT MIAMI-DADE HOMESTEAD MOTORSPORTS COMPLEX

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Jan. 27, 1999) - Dan Marino Sr. was in the driver's seat at the Miami-Dade Homestead Motorsports Complex on Wednesday, at the wheel of a NASCAR Winston Cup-style stock car as part of the Richard Petty Driving Experience. The father of the Miami Dolphins quarterback took eight laps around the 1.5-mile Homestead oval, hitting speeds of 130 mph, driving a replica of the No. 23 stock car campaigned by fellow Pennsylvanian Jimmy Spencer. "That was excellent," Marino said. "I was just getting used to it when I had to come in. It was an outstanding experience." The Richard Petty Driving Experience ranges from three-lap high-speed rides given by professional drivers (in replicas of NASCAR Winston Cup stock cars driven by Dale Earnhardt and Jeff Gordon), to the 30-lap "Experience of a Lifetime." The Richard Petty Driving Experience will be at Homestead through Sunday. For additional information, call 1-800-BE PETTY.

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Dale Earnhardt , Jeff Gordon , Jimmy Spencer , Richard Petty