Loss of Another Longtime Local Racer!

May 31, 2014 2014 MinutesUncategorized

Jack SrWe here at MARFC are very saddened by the news of the passing of a veteran driver Jack Varney Sr. He was one of the many Varney’s who raced at the Mt. Clemens Race Track for many years and continued to support his son Jack Jr. in all his racing venues. Jack was one great story teller and always had the time to shake your hand and say Hi! He will truly be missed by all who knew him. Our Thoughts & Prayers are with the entire Varney Family at this time. Services for Jack are as follows: Funeral services will be held at 7PM on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at the O’Guinn Family Funeral Home in Clio. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 1PM until 8PM and on Tuesday from 2PM until the time of service at 7PM. Contributions may be made to the family. O’Guinn Family Funeral Home, 503 N...

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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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