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Sad News to Report!

April 11, 2014 2014 MinutesUncategorized

Tim Leslierichard-harness-obituaryWe here at MARFC were saddened to learn of the passing of Tim Leslie brother to Tracy Leslie. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Leslie family at this time. Services for Tim are: Visiting hours are 12 – 9 p.m., Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Will and Schwarzkoff Funeral Home, 233 Northbound Gratiot, Mount Clemens. Funeral service 1:00 p.m., Monday at the funeral home with Reverend Mark Reynolds officiating. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Township. Share memories at

Also MARFC member Michelle Metdepennigen’s father Richard Harness has passed away last week. Michelle is the wife of the two time ARCA Flat Rock Speedway Enduro Champion Jeff Metdepenningen. Our deepest sympathies go out to the Harness & Metdepenningen families...

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MARFC April 2014 General Meeting Report!

April 7, 2014 2014 MinutesUncategorized

pegoqwbtrinkleinwebOn April 5, 2014 at Papio’s Food & Spirits in Reese, Mi. a great group of members were on hand to hear what our four guest speakers had to say. First up from the Mt. Pleasant & Merritt Speedways ”The Chief” Leo Pego informed all on what will be on in store for race fans and racers at both facilities. Next up was Lenny Trinklein from the Whittemore Speedway williamswebnickwebgave a great presentation about the history of the speedway and about the new divisions the track will have during the 2014 season. Then it was “Shut Up” Roger Williams turn to give us the insights for both the Tri-City Motor & Crystal Motor Speedways in 2014...

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Thoughts & Prayers to the Petty Family!

March 26, 2014 2014 MinutesUncategorized

The racing world has lost the Queen of our Royal Racing Family Lynda Petty! Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Petty family at this time. Mrs. Petty was a most gracious lady and always keep the family close to their home roots. “May God Bless & Keep” the Petty family Always!

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MARFC Moves Forward in Social Media!

March 24, 2014 2014 MinutesUncategorized

From the Desk of the President: Well we have once again moved up a notch into the modern era of the cyber net. We now have a Facebook Page and are now able to accept Pay pal on our web site. I look forward to adding more things in the coming months. With Pay-Pal you can join, renew your membership or make donations to the club. Many thanks to Rand Thompson, Rob Michon and Dave DeHem for setting up the Facebook page! We hope that is page will help get the word out about our club and the benefits of being a MARFC Member. Once again if you name is Highlighted you will need to renew your membership ASAP!  I will being update our mailing light by April 15th and if you have not renewed by then you will be dropped from our mailing list. It is now easier to do on the website with Pay-Pal...

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MARFC March General Meeting Update!

March 16, 2014 2014 MinutesUncategorized

marchweb2marchweb3Great meeting was held at the Toledo Speedway Bar & Grille that followed the RACER’S REUNION. Brian Norton & his helpers did a great job once again this year and then Ron Drager told all of how the 2013 ARCA season went and also talked about the MSPA meeting in which they talked about the how the younger generation is a harder sell to get them to the races and be coming race fans. Ron also gave us an update on his partner at the Toledo Speedway Roy Mott on his kidney transplant and is currently doing well at this time. We here at MARFC do send our Get Well wishes to Roy. Then Scott Schultz informed us on the different events that will take place at both Flat Rock & Toledo Speedways for 2014 and the race scheduled for both speedways called the Road Rage Race...

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