Category 2010 Minutes

November General Meeting!

November 23, 2010 2010 MinutesUncategorized

 

Jim Pape was gracious enough to get our November meeting lined up for us at Foty’s café in the bustling Birch Run outlets mall located right off of I-75. We sure picked a day though as it seemed as though the entire population of Saginaw County was there that day. Unbeknown to us was that it was deer hunter widow’s day at the mall so it was packed. For all those that braved the traffic you were rewarded with another very good and informative meeting which focused primarily on the great Go-Kart racing that is held in the State of Michigan.

Scott Packard spoke about his start in racing and how he knew at a very young age that he was destined to be a racer...

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President’s Thoughts for November!

November 6, 2010 2010 MinutesUncategorized

As we move into the off season I reflect on this past 2010 racing season and how much fun I had in traveling to the various MARFC Member Tracks for Fan club days and to just plain go back on another regular night to sit and enjoy some of the great racing we are blessed with in the state of Michigan. It was once again a joy to see and meet many of our great members at the tracks this year. Thank You for being a part of the greatest club in the world and helping to make our sport a success. While it was a busy and hectic period for me, I already miss seeing my friends at the tracks and sampling some great “Race Track Food” as well feeling and being part of the scene that we call auto racing...

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October Monthly Meeting!

November 6, 2010 2010 MinutesUncategorized

Our first monthly meeting of the winter season was held on October 23rd at DeCarlo’s Banquet Center in Warren, Michigan. Club President, Dave DeHem gave a rundown of the past summer’s events and an update on what is coming up over the winter and into the spring. Our first speaker was Bill Martens, Senior Program Manager of GM Performance Parts. One of Bill’s major responsibilities is the “GM Crate Engine” program that is so prevalent in many of our short track race cars these days. Bill gave a very thorough update on what General Motors is doing with the program and gave many examples of how these sealed crate engines are being used in not only Late Model racing but in many types of open wheel modifieds...

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MARFC Member Mother Passes!

November 3, 2010 2010 MinutesUncategorized

We are saddened to learn of the passing of Mary Rutt. Mary is the mother of long time club member Debbie Majchrzak. Debbie and her husband Gary own Debbie’s Sterling Printing & Graphics who does all of our MARFC printing. Our thoughts and prayers are with Debbie and her entire family at this time. “God Bless you Mary”

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From the Prez for October!

October 12, 2010 2010 MinutesUncategorized

Congratulations to MARFC member and former Auto Value/Bumper to Bumper Michigan Legends Series Champion Chance Rice for his convincing wins at the recently completed INEX Asphalt Nationals for Legends Cars at the Langley Speedway in Virginia. Chance took the win in the “B” Main in the Pro Division which earned him a 21st starting spot in the “A” Main. Chance showed the racing world how good he is by working his way up from the 21st hole to take the win. MARFC Members Levi Rouster and Matt Todd also made the tow down to Langley as well, giving MARFC and Michigan racing a strong showing down south.

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