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MARFC at Auto City Speedway!

May 17, 2014 2014 MinutesUncategorized

autocityweb1autocityweb2A clear & cool night MARFC members saw a great night of racing at the Auto City Speedway. The MARFC Helmet Bag was given to Pure Stock # J1 driver Jordan Lechota for many years of supporting his division. MARFC raffle winner was Cindy Kinne. Thanks to Joe & Sharon for a great time and thanks to Larry Loynes for all the great PR. Tale helpers for the night Larry Iacoboni, Jeff Horan, Jimmy Tucker & Robyn Yeager.(Left: Board Member Jeff Horan & Jordan Lechota Right: Raffle Winner Cindy Kinne & helpers Jimmy & Robyn)

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Spartan Speedway Welcomes MARFC in 2014!

May 17, 2014 2014 MinutesUncategorized

spartanwebVP Dave DeHem and Board Member Rand Thompson were on hand at Spartan Speedway to welcome members and enjoy the evening at the races. Our MARFC Helmet Bag was presented to longtime Modified division supporter # oZ driver Chris Ozanich. Club Member Jack Oakley won our membership raffle. Sad to say that Mother Nature came in and shorten the nights feature events. Many Thanks to Jim Leasure and the entire staff at the Speedway for once again having us back in 2014!

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MARFC at Flat Rock Speedway for 2014!

May 6, 2014 2014 MinutesUncategorized

flatrockweb1Our first MARFC Fan Club Night was held at the Flat Rock Speedway on May 3. 2014.Well Mother Nature tried to rain us out and freeze us out but, racing went on as scheduled. Our MARFC Uniform/Helmet Bag was presented to rookie figure “8” driver Race Loving for winning his first event heat race win the week before and he flatrockweb2also won one the same night we were there. MARFC Raffle winner for the night was Mitch Dotson. Many thanks to Ron Drager, Scott Schultz and the crew at Flat Rock for having us back again this season. (Top: MARFC Board & Race Loving) ( Bottom: MARFC Raffle Winner Mitch Dotson & MARFC VP Dave DeHem)

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Long Time MARFC Member Passes Away!

April 21, 2014 2014 MinutesUncategorized

10247334_10152342868168288_7047246862525000948_nWe here at MARFC are very saddened by the news of the passing of one of it’s long time members Richard “Dick” Duff. Dick passed away on April 20, 2014 in his home of Sylvania, Ohio. Dick was one of our charter members since 1965 and sat on the board of directors for many years and was the clubs PR Director up until 1985 when he and his wife Frances moved to Charlotte, NC. Our deepest sympathies go out to Dick’s family. “God’s Speed” to you Dick! The family will receive guests at Coyle Funeral Home, Reynolds Rd., Toledo, Thursday, April 24, 2014 3 – 7pm; a memorial service will immediately follow.

(Photo from Charles Krall)

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Another Local Racer Passes Away!

April 19, 2014 2014 MinutesUncategorized

bob fitzBob Fitzpatrick passing away this week he was 74. A long time racer who raced in many divisions and anywhere he could over the years. I knew Bob personally for many years and he always had plenty to say and a hand shake for all. He was proud of his sons Chris & Eric in all their racing venues. He will truly be missed by all who he meet over the years. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Fitzpatrick family. The family honors the memory of Bob and invite you to visit and share memories Saturday and Monday 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Kaatz Funeral Directors, Richmond. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday with 10:00 a.m. visiting. Burial will be in Memphis Cemetery, Memphis.

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