DEARBORN, Mich., October 25, 1999 - NASCAR fans in the south Florida area will have a unique chance to get up-close with some of the sport's biggest names when the South Florida Ford Dealers host Ford Racing Fan Appreciation Day Thursday, ...
DEARBORN, Mich., October 25, 1999 - NASCAR fans in the south Florida area will have a unique chance to get up-close with some of the sport's biggest names when the South Florida Ford Dealers host Ford Racing Fan Appreciation Day Thursday, November 11, 1999, at the Pro Player Stadium in Miami.
Admission is free to this event, which helps kick off the activities for the inaugural NASCAR Winston Cup event at the Homestead Motorsports Complex. Fans and Ford employees may obtain tickets for this event by visiting one of the 28 South Florida Ford dealers, now through November 11.
Ford NASCAR Winston Cup stars will be signing autographs throughout the event from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. In addition, there will be a series of question and answer sessions with the fans on hand.
Ford NASCAR drivers who will be on hand to sign autographs and answer questions include championship points leader Dale Jarrett, Mark Martin, Jeff Burton, Bill Elliott, Rusty Wallace, Darrell Waltrip, Elliott Sadler, Kenny Irwin, Robert Pressley, and Ricky Rudd. Elton Sawyer, NASCAR Busch Grand National driver, will also be signing, as well as NASCAR Craftsman Truck driver Mike Wallace.
In addition to the driver appearances, fans will be able to see several show cars and have the opportunity to purchase Ford and individual team merchandise. Local radio station KISS FM will broadcast live from Pro Player Stadium, while those in attendance can participate in interactive racing displays, including games from GameWorks. There will be ticket giveaways, pit crew demonstrations, clowns and children's attractions, production vehicle and car club displays. This event will also feature for the first time Team Ford Racing, giving fans the opportunity to join Ford Racing's new fan club.
Fans may call Ford Racing Program Headquarters at (313) 271-7108 for more detailed event information. Previous Ford Fan Appreciation Days have been held in Atlanta, San Francisco, Dallas, Orlando, Indianapolis, Charlotte and Detroit.