Category 2011 Minutes

MARFC at M-40 Speedway!

August 3, 2011 2011 MinutesUncategorized

On July 15th we made our first trip to the M-40 Speedway over in Jones, Michigan. Kevin and Tonia Koscher have a wonderful facility and put on a great show for the fans. Dennis Schalm accompanied me to the speedway which saw Gene and Linda Hurd win the MARFC Raffle Prize. We had over a dozen members sign in for the first time at the speedway which was a great turn-out on a very hot Friday night. Welcome aboard Kevin and Tonia.




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I-96 Speedway MARFC Night Cancelled!

July 30, 2011 2011 MinutesUncategorized


Due to the heavy rains this week I-96 Speedway has cancelled its racing program for tonight July 30, 2011. With the heavy rains all this week the track & parking lots are under water and the speedway staff has tried to pump them out enough to run but is not going to get it done in time. At this time we are not sure on rescheduling date but will work with the speedway to see if can be done.

Please advise others who have no internet access and let them know the tonight’s MARFC event is cancelled.

Thank you and sorry!

The MARFC Board

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MARFC Lifetime Member Passes!

July 29, 2011 2011 MinutesUncategorized

  (Photo provided by Paul Anton)

(George and Edna at the National Convention in Indy accepting the Presidents Award for 2006 from NAARFC)

July 25, 2011

We here at MARFC are truly saddened by the news of the passing of one of it’s Lifetime members George Adastik. George and his wife Edna have been members since 1965. George was 91 years old and one of the greatest race fans I have ever had the chance to meet. He was a member of the Indianapolis 500 Old Timers Club attending just over 60 plus years in a row. When I first became President of the club he was one of the first club members to call me up and tell me how enjoyed the club and he was always there supporting my decisions and helping the club when needed...

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8th Annual MARFC Picnic

July 15, 2011 2011 MinutesUncategorized


July 10, 2011 gave us another red letter day to hold the annual MARFC Picnic. The weather was hot, the food was great and over 50 people young and old came to Stoney Creek to enjoy a day of bench racing, camaraderie, some great burgers, dogs, and salads as well as a bunch of fantastic games. Word has it that the President and Vice President even had a small water balloon fight. I think that Wild Bill got a bit wetter than me. It was a great day and all the kids had a blast.




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Long Time MARFC Member Passes!

July 15, 2011 2011 MinutesUncategorized

Word was recently received that longtime MARFC Member Larry VanDuesen has passed away.  Larry and Kathy have been MARFC members for a number of years.  While many of us knew Larry what He was  really well known for is his 38 years of service at the Owosso Speedway where he met the love of his life, Kathy (McClung) VanDuesen. Larry and Kathy were married on May 20, 1972 and were blessed with a Son, Jason and Daughters, Lisa and Amy. Larry loved his racing as well as his work at the Owosso Speedway and His and Kathy’s face were a couple of the first people you would see upon arrival. Larry also loved to work in his flower garden as well as decorating the family home for holidays.

Larry passed from this life on June 14, 2011 with services held on June 18, 2011 in St. Johns, Michigan...

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