Category 2011 Minutes

Holiday Wishes From MARFC!

December 23, 2011 2011 MinutesUncategorized

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to all of our MARFC members across the state and country! May the New Year bring Safe and outstanding racing for all racers & race fans alike in 2012!

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MARFC Remembers Joy Fair!

December 12, 2011 2011 MinutesUncategorized

 

(Former MARFC President Vito LoPiccolo with Joy Fair in winner circle at Flat Rock & Vito once again with Joy at MARFC Banquet back in early years of the club) (Above photos provided by Brian Norton)

(Below: Joy Fair honored at 2000 MARFC Banquet with Lifetime Achievement Award by then President Bill Barnhart)

It is with sadness that we report the passing of Midwest and Michigan Short Track Racing legend Joy Fair. Joy passed away suddenly while enjoying his regular breakfast with his buddies on Saturday December 10, 2011. Joy was a legend not only in Michigan but also in the entire Midwest region as the driver of the school bus yellow #1. Joy took numerous championships at the Flat Rock, Toledo, and Mt. Clemens Race Tracks as well as one at the Sandusky Speedway...

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Racing Legend Joy Fair Passes Away!

December 10, 2011 2011 MinutesUncategorized

We regret to inform you that this morning, Midwest and Michigan Short Track Racing lost a legend as Joy Fair passed away suddenly while enjoying his regular breakfast with his buddies. Joy was a legend not only in michigan but also in the entire midwest as the driver of the school bus yellow #1. Joy took numerous championships at the Flat Rock and Mt. Clemens Race Tracks. Funeral arrangements are not known but when they are available, Please check our website www.marfc.org for details on Joy’s life and accomplishments as well as visitation details. The last time I saw Joy, the first thing He did was to shake my hand and proceed to tell me a joke. That is how I will remember a driver and a personality who gave so much to so many of us just by being who he was...

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Children’s Christmas Party!

December 8, 2011 2011 MinutesUncategorized

 
Another great Children’s Christmas Party was had by all who attended! With nearly 30 children young and old with their families all enjoyed a grand time with Bubbles the Clown who gave a magic show and made animal balloons for all, and a very special visit with the big man in the red suit. Each child received a great gift from Santa and each went home with a door prize also. Lunch was provided to everyone attending and we thank all who made this event possible.

(Top Bubbles with magic helpers) (Bottom: Santa and the MARFC Board)

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November Meeting Update!

December 8, 2011 2011 MinutesUncategorized

 

The November membership meeting was held at Papio’s Food & Spirits in Reese, Michigan. Board Member Dennis Trinklien hosted and put the meeting together as I was recovering from my surgery. Denny promised some great speakers for the day and He didn’t let us down. Steve Puvalowski of the Tri-City Speedway shared what it was like for the first year of operation and let us know about some of the great things on tap for 2012. Racing writer and Michigan Motor Sports Hall of Fame Board Member, Darcie Fuzi spoke about her roots in racing as well as what She is up to these days with her racing column “Pitside with Darcie” and a bit about her involvement with The Sno* Drift Rally held in Montmorency County held in January...

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