MARFC Works Out Spartan & Flat Rock Speedways Rain Dates for 2015!

May 16, 2015 2015 MinutesUncategorized

This just in for all MARFC Members! We would like to say a big thank you to both the Spartan & Flat Rock Speedways for working with us on rescheduling our MARFC Fan Club Day Events for 2015. They are as follows: Spartan Speedway Friday June 26, 2015 & Flat Rock Speedway Saturday July 18, 2015. So mark these dates down on your calendars and be ready for some awesome racing!

Wild Bill

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Mother Nature Wins Two in a Row MARFC Events!

May 10, 2015 2015 MinutesUncategorized

spartanweb2spartanweb1After many race fans and MARFC members arrived to the Spartan Speedway and were able to watch qualifying for all divisions Mother Nature decided to wash the evening out before we could see any racing. We were able to hold our MARFC Members Raffle with the winner being Lora Pratt-Darrow. Doug Jakeway &, Gary Sheppard were on hand to help out at the MARFC table before the rain started. And then the next night Mother Nature had the rain once again arrive at the Flat Rock Speedway just as qualifying was about to end. Track official’s worked hard to dry the track and as they were just finishing up she let it start raining again so we were not able to see racing again for the second night in a row...

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MARFC at Auto City Speedway 2015!

May 10, 2015 2015 MinutesUncategorized

autocityweb1Great weather on hand for our first outing for 2015 to the Auto City Speedway. Pure Stock driver Randy Clayton Jr. was awarded our MARFC/ Uniform Helmet Bag for having fast time for the night. Special thanks to Joe DeWitte and crew for having us again in 2015. The MARFC Members Raffle winner was Jack Colpen Jr. and our MARFC Board members who greeted members at our table were Al Peltier & Bill Walters. (Photo: Randy Clayton Jr. with board member Al Peltier)

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April 2015 General Meeting Report!

April 21, 2015 2015 MinutesUncategorized

frankiewebbarkerwebOn April 18, 2015 General Meeting: Our MARFC General meeting was held at DeCarlo’s Banquet Center. Our first Guest speaker was the veteran late model driver and now car owner Dick “Magic Man” Barker. Dick told us of how he got started racing in the late 60’s and the he and his brother Gary traveled all over the state and won many championship at different race tracks and said that his main philosophy in driving is to race clean and others will respect you and do you the same. Then Dick’s new young talented driver Frank Jiovani told us of how he got started racing in quarter midget karts and then onto legend cars. From then he went on the Street Stocks at Flat Rock and won a championship in a short time and now is driving for one of Michigan’s legendary drivers Dick Barker...

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MARFC Members Passes!

April 17, 2015 2015 MinutesUncategorized

We here at MARFC are very sad to hear of the passing of longtime member Charles Rowloff Sr. We send our thoughts and prayers to his family at this time! “God’s Speed Chuck”

Charles “Cubby” V. Rowloff Sr., age 76, of Monroe formerly of Richmond died April 10, 2015. Charles was born August 26, 1938 to the late Vernon and Esther Rowloff. He proudly served his country with the U.S. Army. Charles retired from General Motors, working at the Research Lab in Warren. He is survived by children, Charles “Chuck” (Julie) Rowloff, Charlotte (Tom) Lynch and John Rowloff, 7 grandchildren, sisters; Betty Groesbeck and Verna Totzke. He was preceded in death by a sister Anna Trumble.

 

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