Category Uncategorized

Two Long Time MARFC Members Pass Away!

March 14, 2014 2014 MinutesUncategorized

Sad News to Report: MARFC Lifetime member Donald Friend passed away last month! Donald was a charter lifetime member when he joined the club back in December 1965. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Chris and the entire Friend family at this time. We have also learned of the passing of long time member from the Spartan Speedway Ed Luke. We send our thoughts and prayers to his wife Dolores & daughter Angie.  Gods Speed” to both of these race fans!

Read More

MARFC Joins MSTRC for February Meeting!

February 17, 2014 2014 MinutesUncategorized

febweb4(Top: “Shut Up” Roger Williams bowling or watching races on the TV not sure!!)

febweb3

(Middle: Larry Loynes MC’s the night’s event and calls of the raffle prize winners)

(Bottom: “Big Ed” Inloes working hard to see his team comes in first place during the tournament)

febweb2

Our General Meeting was held on February 15, 2014 at the Capitol Bowling Alley in Owosso Michigan and this was a great event for all who attended weather you were part of the bowling tournament or just there to enjoy the night with race talk and the stories that were told. The Michigan Short Track Racing Club hosted this event to help raise funds for to families who have had personal loses this past year...

Read More

A Thank You from Gary Lindahl!

February 7, 2014 2014 MinutesUncategorized

Hello Fellow MARFC Members,

Gary Lindahl asked if I could pass along his Thank You to everyone who has been so great and loving during this time following the passing of his Daughter Kelley. The cards, calls, and the prayers have been wonderful and very uplifting for him and his family. Gary and I had a nice conversation and he is doing well and taking one day at a time with some days better than others. The Racing Family has once again showed it’s care and concern for another member. So for Gary, I will give his traditional Friday and Saturday night send off of See Ya!!!

Yours in Racing, Dave DeHem MARFC V.P.

Read More

MARFC sends Deepest Sympathies to the Lindahl & Leon Families!

January 29, 2014 2014 MinutesUncategorized

We here at MARFC were very saddened to learn of the passing of long time member and former Board member Gary Lindahl’s daughter Kelley. Our thoughts and prayers are with Gary and his family at this time. We have also heard of the passing of long time track photographer for the Mt. Clemens Race Track Ron Leon’s wife Kathie. Both Ron & Kathie were part of the MCRT Family and she will truly be missed my all that knew her. “May God Bless & Keep Them Both in His Care”

With Deepest Sympathies all of us here at MARFC!

 

Read More

MARFC 48th Annual Awards Banquet in the Books for 2014!

January 26, 2014 2014 MinutesUncategorized

SennekerwerbA great night for all who attended our SOLD OUT 48th Annual Awards Banquet!  It was great to have the legendary Bob Senneker on hand to accept our MARFC Presidents Award. He was very appreciative of the award and stayed into the night dancing away with his wonderful wife. Bob Dillner was unable to attend so Matt Prieur accepted the MARFC Electronic Media Award for Dillner and SPEED51.COM. One of the other highlights of the night was the standing ovation Jay Woolworth received as he was Woolworthwebpresented the MARFC/ Eddie Sachs Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award. Jay made the statement that it was the younger driver’s duty to get their names out to the announcers and to the media trades to let them know what and who they are as well as their sponsors...

Read More