John Lefere on the Death of Pat Patrick

 

Jackson icon Ueal Eugene “Pat” Patrick passed away on Tuesday in Arizona at the age of 91.  Patrick spent most of his life in Jackson where he founded Patrick Petroleum in 1962.  Patrick then formed Patrick Racing and was known for his racing successes around the world including Indy 500 wins in 1973, 1982, and 1989.  John Lefere was a business partner and close friend…

 

Lefere said Patrick did not enjoy attention and liked to stay behind the scenes…

 

Pat Patrick was inducted into the motor sports hall-of-fame in 2018.