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Happy Thanksgiving from MARFC!

November 27, 2014 2014 MinutesUncategorized

Good Day to you all! Just passing along a HAPPY THANKSGIVING to you all! Hope you enjoy your day with family & friends! We all have so much to be thankful for so take the time to remember them and those who are around you and those who are far away.

As Always Keep Racing,

Wild Bill MARFC President

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November 16, 2014 2014 MinutesUncategorized

scottwebjeffwebOur meeting on Saturday November 15, 2014 at the JD Racing Indoor Karting facility was on outstanding event. First up was our featured guest speaker Scott Menlen promotor of the Mid-West Indoor Racing Seris. Scott spoke about the up coming seasons first event in Battle Creek on Thanksgiving weekend and told everyone on what it takes to make an indoor event happen from scheduling the event, buliding a race track indoors, getting the racers and fans to come then having to take it all down after and the onto the next event. For more informatin about this event you can go to their web site at: midwestindoorracingseries.com. The driver and two time ARCA Enduro Champion Jeff Metdepenningen talked about his past season being able to race side by side with his sons...

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The Passing of a Long Time Charter Member of MARFC!

November 10, 2014 2014 MinutesUncategorized

Hello MARFC Members, I have received word that one of our Charter Members (Lifetime) has passed away this morning (11-10-2014) due to complications of Cancer. Norm Powers joined MARFC on 1-11-1966 and was also inducted into the Michigan Motor Sports Hall of Fame in the class of 1986. Norm was a race promoter for many years.

 Details of services are not known at the present time and when they become available we will let you know what they are.

Yours in Racing,

Dave DeHem

MARFC Vice President

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2014 October MARFC General Meeting Report:

October 26, 2014 2014 MinutesUncategorized

Robbie LovingwebRace LovingwebThe first fall general meeting was held on October 25, 2014 and those who attended enjoyed both the evening’s guest speakers. First up was Robbie Loving who talked about his 30 years of racing. Robbie has raced not only figure 8 cars but, sportsman, enduros & late models. He has accomplished 6 ARCA Championships over the years and has his sights on more in the years to come. Robbie told us on riding to the race tracks with his dad Frank who drove for many years and then working on the car and when he was old enough his was given the chance to drive and has proven himself a true champion. Next was Robbie’s son Race’s chance to tell what it was like growing up and seeing his dad drive and this past season being able to get his chance to drive at the age of 15...

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MARFC Attends Fall MSPA Meeting!

October 26, 2014 2014 MinutesUncategorized

mspaweb1MARFC Board members Bill Barnhart, Dave DeHem,Rand Thompson and Bill Walters attended the fall 2014 Michigan Speedways
Promoters Association meeting held at MIS. We were glad to be able to give our input about what we as fans enjoy seeing at all the racing facilities throughout the state and also to hear what the promoters are trying to do to keep their doors open in the upcoming 2015 season. They discuss the costs of fuel, tires, insurance and concessions that are all on the rise and how to make it more entertaining for all the fans that come to watch. It’s not easy for them with the economy the way it is here in Michigan and I am hope that we don’t see any of them shut
down this winter and be able to open next year. mspaweb2So let’s help by supporting them and our sport in any way we can as f...

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