Category 2012 Minutes

Mt. Clemens Race Track 1951 to 1985 T-Shirts on Sale!

August 13, 2012 2012 MinutesUncategorized

GET THEM WHILE THEY LAST! MARFC Member Laura Tucker has a few Mt. Clemens Race Track 1951 to 1985 T-Shirts in stock. She has offered MARFC part of the proceeds from the sale of the reminder of these collectable shirts to benefit the Annual Children’s Christmas Party. They are offered at $ 12.00 each for local pick up and $ 15.00 mailed out to you. You can contact Laura Tucker for more information about the shirts at: teamtuck500@yahoo.com  We would like to say Thank You to Laura for this support of our sport and our club.

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Onaway Speedway hosts MARFC Fan Club Day for 2012!

August 13, 2012 2012 MinutesUncategorized

August 11, 2012 For the second year now, Jim and Krista DuBois have invited the club up to their track in Onaway, the Onaway Speedway for some great racing action at this spectacular facility located in the heart of “God’s Country” in northern Michigan. Board Member Denny Trinklien manned the MARFC Member table with help from 2011 “Co-Fan of The Year” Barry Meschke who incidentally got to give the command to start engines as well. Track P.A Announcer  “Oval Revvin” gave some great plugs and information on the club all night and was another  great help on this night when many Michigan Speedways were inundated with rain water...

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MARFC on the Dirt at Winston Speedway!

August 13, 2012 2012 MinutesUncategorized

August  3, 2012 MARFC Made the trip to Winston Speedway on a hot and sticky Friday night to see some fantastic racing at the 1/3 mile dirt track located on the “Sunset Side” of Michigan. The MARFC Helmet bag was presented to the driver of the #63 UMP Street Stock, Justin Gilmore. Justin and his family have been long time supporters of the speedway and Justin is early on it what He says will be a long career in Motor Sports. He was very thankful for the honor and urges all young folks to get involved in racing as he knows that they are the future of our sport. The winner of the MARFC Member prize was new member Garry Scharphorn and my table helper was Julie DeHem. It was good to see some MARFC Members in attendance and to visit with Mike and Emily Berck...

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MARFC Goes Road Racing!

August 2, 2012 2012 MinutesUncategorized

July 29th  saw the club go “Road Racing” for possibly the first time in club history as we were guests of the track on their biggest weekend of the year, “Vintage Weekend”. We had at least a dozen or so members present for a day just to relax, walk around and enjoy all the different views and types of racing the venue has to offer. The MARFC Helmet Bag went to Toronto Ontario driver Richard Paterson who is actually a native of New Zealand. Richard  won the Trans Am Challenge on Saturday with a car that is one level below what normally races in that classification and he just plain put on a driving clinic on the 1.5 mile 12 turn road course. It was a great day to roam around and see so many vintage road racers and cars...

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Merritt Raceway Welcomes MARFC!

August 2, 2012 2012 MinutesUncategorized

After being rained out at Mt. Pleasant Speedway on Friday night the 27th of July the club was able to get in a great night of racing the very next night, July 28th at the Merritt Speedway where track owner/Promoter Rick Ancel treated the MARFC members to VIP access and treatment all night long along with the Board Members and inductees of the Michigan Motor Sports Hall of Fame. Denny Trinklien, Barry Meschke, and the Fuzi Family, Mark, Barb, and Darcie helped out at the MARFC Membership table along with a visit from one of the founders of MARFC, Willis Flokstra. The MARFC Helmet bag was given to the driver of the #33 Pro Stock, Bobby Timmer. The winner of the MARFC member raffle drawing was Paul Smith. Many thanks to Rick Ancel and the crew at Merritt  Raceway and to P.R...

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