Category 2007 Minutes

Toledo Fan Club Day Cancelled

July 23, 2007 2007 MinutesUncategorized

July 23, 2007

Attention all MARFC MEMBERS!

Due to some scheduling changes for the Toledo Speedway our MARFC Fan Club Day Event for September 21, 2007 has been cancelled. The following is a bulletin from ARCA:

The 19th running of the Miller Lite Glass City 200, presented by National City Bank and Allegiant Air, will also undergo several scheduling changes. The Friday night show has been eliminated, with an optional practice session for the Late Models and Sportsman set from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. September 21.

The new schedule will have racing only on Saturday, September 22. The Late Model invitational will have 1 change made to their program, as the B Main feature winner will now move to the 200 field. This will take the place of the “Lucky Dog” Award...

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Lee Anderson

July 9, 2007 2007 MinutesUncategorized

July 9, 2007

Photo courtesy of Robert Michon/Performance Images

We here at the Michigan Automobile Racing Fan Club have just learned of the tragic and untimely death of a great Late Model Driver Lee Anderson in a boating accident. Our deepest sympathies go out to the Family and Friends of Lee at this time.

Although our hearts are heavy with this loss, we do know that Lee is in God’s care now. Gods Speed!

Bill Barnhart
President MARFC

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July 2007 Minutes

July 1, 2007 2007 MinutesUncategorized

President’s Desk

July 2007

What a month that we have had. Not only was Mother Nature not nice to many of the racers, fans and race tracks across the state but, there has been some great losses this past month also. With the loss of the best leader NASCAR had in Bill France Jr. to the loss of club member Buck Harson’s father who pass away last month. We are also saddened of the news that Clyde and Hermina Wright both passed away with in the last few months. They were long time supporters and members of our club and we will miss them dearly.

May God be with all the families at this sad time! 

We have also learned of the passing of NHRA Top Fuel Driver Doug Kalitta’s father Douglas F. Kalitta this past week...

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June 2007 Minutes

June 1, 2007 2007 MinutesUncategorized

President’s Desk

June 2007

What a way to start of the racing season with the deaths of two great racers. On Friday May 4th racing legend Stan Perry died during a race at the Spartan Speedway & then the very next night Auto City seen Sprint car driver Scott Seaton loose his life during a race. We here at MARFC send out our deepest sympathies to both the Perry & Seaton families. Once again we know not way God called both these racers home but we must remember they are both safe at his side now. “God Bless & Keep them both”  

Thank you to all who took the time to vote. It show’s the great support that our club receives from its members.  


President: Bill Barnhart
Vice President: Dave DeHem
Secretary/Treasurer: Susan Ginter


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May 2007 Minutes

May 1, 2007 2007 MinutesUncategorized

President’s Desk

May 2007

Well it is here racing season is in full swing now and I hope everybody has a great racing season drivers, fans and promoters alike. Lots of information this month so here we go. We need to send a Get Well wish to our old friend Dick Beebe. Dick was in the hospital for awhile last month and is recovery at home as of right now. Here is a Speedy Recovery to you Dick!

Just a reminder to all that we have a few great ways to keep up with what’s going on in racing during the week. For those of you who have access to the internet there is the Michigan Short Track Racing Club at to chat with drivers, track officials and other race fans across the state.

Then there are three great radio shows you can listen to for more information...

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