Category 2005 Minutes

President’s Desk – August 2005

August 1, 2005 2005 MinutesUncategorized

MOTHER NATURE WINS AGAIN! Our MARFC Fan Club Day at Kalamazoo has been cancelled.  No word yet on a rain date, so keep checking our site.

We here at MARFC send our deepest sympathies to the family of Rudy Corsini who was killed in an accident at the Butler Motor Speedway last Saturday night. Our prayers go out to his family and friends at this time. Also, the club lost another long time member last month. R. Dale passed away & we send our thoughts and prayers to his family at this time. We wish them both God’s Speed! 

If you didn’t attend our 2nd Annual MARFC Family Picnic you missed out big time. We had lots of food with games and tons of prizes for all. Special thanks to everyone who brought a dish to pass and the extra prizes donated for the event. 

Be sure to make plans on attending...

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ASA at I.R.P. – July 30, 2005

July 31, 2005 2005 MinutesUncategorized

What a great night of racing with an outstanding group of cars. Thank you to Ron & Sandy Varney once again for making this evening a MARFC Fan Club event.

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Mt. Pleasant Speedway Fan Club Day – July 22, 2005

July 23, 2005 2005 MinutesUncategorized

Weather was hot but lots of cars on hand. The MARFC Uniform/Helmet Bag went to Modified driver # 16 Bill Whittington for a run of bad luck lately but will be inducted into the Michigan Motorsports Hall of Fame this year. Thanks again for our helpers at the MARFC table Jimmy Tucker, Larry & Kenny Letts.

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Merritt Speedway Fan Club Day – July 23, 2005

July 23, 2005 2005 MinutesUncategorized

Mother Nature  tried to cut it short! Nearly 60 signed in! Thanks to Larry & Kenny Letts & Denny & Kyle Trinklein for their help at the table. Bob Kingen Modified driver # 84 was presented our MARFC bag for 50 years of racing and now 66 years old and a Michigan Motorsports Hall of Famer to boot.


 

One of our newest member Randy Kinne, presented the MARFC Uniform/Helmet bag to modified driver, Bob Kingen with promoter, Ed Van Duinen (right).

 

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Crystal Fan Club Day – July 22, 2005

July 23, 2005 2005 MinutesUncategorized

Photo by Verwayne Greenhoe

Although the Crystal Motor Speedway Fan Club Day on July 2 was eventually washed out, the evening got underway with the presentation of the MARFC Uniform/Helmet Bag by Crystal’s own Ron Flinn, who chose Brennan Bowen to receive the MARFC Bag o Goodies for the fine work he has done in raising money for Juvenile Diabetes. See story below. 

GIVING BACK TO THE COMMUNITY

By Verwayne Greenhoe 

Small town communities are known to be tight knit so when Rilen Meyers, son of Mike and Colleen Meyers at the Sheridan Elementary, not far from Crystal Motor Speedway, was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes, it shouldn’t be a surprise to understand his fellow classmates have jumped forward to help him. 

Teachers and students brainstormed and came up with their “Race For The...

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