MARFC Members go Karting at October Meeting!

October 20, 2013 2013 MinutesUncategorized

october1jpgoctober2A great night of fun and racing was had by those who attended our first fall general meeting for 2013. Our members were greeted by owner Mark Dick and staff when we all arrived. Then Mark came in a let us know how JD Karting came about and where they are heading into the future. They have been open from just before Christmas in 2012 and have not yet had a formal grand opening. They have been going on just work of mouth and been very busy since then on. Next up was our guest speaker 2013 Flat Rock Street Stock Champion Grant Hedges. Grant told us oh how he started racing just a few years ago and all the hard work his family and friends have put into his career without anyone looking back. Then we had our 2013 MARFC Fund Raiser Raffle drawing...

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MARFC Vice President’s Father Passes Away!

October 6, 2013 2013 MinutesUncategorized

We here at MARFC are saddened by the news of the Passing of the Father of our Vice President Dave DeHem! Our thoughts and prayers are with the Dave & the DeHem family at this time. Services for Mr. DeHem have not been finalized yet and will be posted at a later time. May God Bless and Keep the DeHem family now and always!

Bill Barnhart MARFC President

Arrangements for Dan DeHem:

Dave’s Dads service is 10am this Saturday at the Nativity of our Lord Catholic Church located at 5900 McLellan, Detroit, Mi. with a luncheon at the church after the service. Church is basically located at Gratiot and I-94 as McLellan is right off of Gratiot after you pass back over the freeway. You turn left on McLellan to the church. (you can see the church as you drive to it as the steeple is kind of tall.)

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MARFC Heads to Toledo Speedway for Glass City 200!

September 23, 2013 2013 MinutesUncategorized

Just a reminder that our final event is set for the 25th Annual Glass City LM 200 at the Toledo Speedway on September 28, 2013.($ 5.00 OFF GENERAL ADDMISSION TICKET FOR MARFC MEMBERS) so come on out an enjoy one of the biggest racing events in our area.

 

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October General Meeting Date Set!

September 23, 2013 2013 MinutesUncategorized

Don’t forget that our October meeting will be on Saturday October 19, 2013 at the JD Racing Indoor Karting facility at 6:30pm sharp.This is a new location for us and we will be able to run the new electric karts at a reduced rate if we can garentee at least 10 to 12 riders before the night of our meeting. If you would like to ride the karts please RSVP me by e-mail or call me no later than October 12, 2013. Our guest speaker for the evening will be the Flat Rock 2013 Street Stock Champion Grant Hedges.This will also be the night we pull the winning MARFC Fundraiser Raffle Tickets. The karting facility is located at: 44225 West Twelve Mile Rd., Novi, MI 48377. For more information about JD Racing Indoor Karting go to www.jdkarting.com.

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MARFC at Merritt Speedway Take Two!

September 1, 2013 2013 MinutesUncategorized

merrittweb 2 merrittweb1Our MARFC event that was rescheduled for August 24th because of rain went on without any problems. Board member Bill Walters and his brother Richard made the trek back to the Merritt Speedway for the second time to see some outstanding dirt car racing. Our MARFC Uniform/ Helmet Bag was presented to Pro Stock driver # 55 Bob Timmer. Bob has gone from having bad luck with 5  blown engines this year and still was able to come back and finish 5th in points. Our MARFC members raffle was won by Barb Fuzi who donated it back to the club. Thanks Barb for your support! Once again many thanks to Steve & Stacey Potter and the Merritt Speedway for all the continued support of our club. ( Photo Left: Bill Walters & Barb Fuzi & Photo Right: Bill Walters & Bob Timmer)

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