MARFC Night at Flat Rock Cancelled for Tonight!

May 6, 2017 Uncategorized

OK Folks, Mother Nature has given us the RED FLAG on tonight’s racing event at the Flat Rock Speedway even though the speedway worked hard on the weepers they just can’t get it done in time with the amount of rain we have had in the last three days in order to have a night of safe racing for all involved. We have worked with the Staff at Flat Rock to get our fan club night rescheduled & I know this is going to be short notice but we will try again next week MAY 13th so please if you know others who don’t have internet let them know of the quick turnaround to get this event in for 2017. Thanks to Scott, Ron and the crew at Flat Rock for the rescheduling so quickly. Will see you next week & as always keep racing! Wild Bill MARFC President

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EASTER BLESSINGS TO ALL!

April 16, 2017 Uncategorized

Easter Blessings to All MARFC Members! May you all be blessed today as you gather with family & friends to celebrate this day that the Lord bestowed on us to ensure our future in this life and after.

May God Bless & Keep You All!

Bill Barnhart MARFC President

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The Loss Another MARFC Club Founder!

April 4, 2017 Uncategorized

We are very saddened by the news that one of our club founders has taken her final checkered flag in life. Marion Flokstra wife of Willis Flokstra passed away this afternoon and is now in the arms of the Lord. Willis & Marion were married for nearly 60 years and were the last two of our clubs founders that started nearly 52 years ago. Marion had been in poor health these last several years and unable to attend our 50th Anniversary Banquet but she was with us in spirit at that time. Our thoughts & prayers are with Willis and his family at this time. “God’s Speed Marion & we’ll see you on the other side someday!

Sincerely, Bill Barnhart MARFC President

Funeral services to honor Marian will be 1 p.m. Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the Cook Memorial Chapel (East building), 4235 Prairie St...

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MARFC March 2017 General Meeting Report:

March 26, 2017 Uncategorized

A large crowd on hand for the 14th Annual Racers Reunion at the Toledo Speedway Bar & Grille with Donald Davison, Tom Bigelow, and Ron Hemelgarn doing a great round table discussion. Andy Hillenburg was scheduled to be at the reunion but the day before was in a stunt car accident and injured his L-1 vertebrate in his back we send get well wishes to Andy and after the reunion our March general meeting was held in which Flat Rock & Toledo Speedways owner & President of ARCA Ron Drager talked about the upcoming season and the TV deal that ARCA has for all 20 of their races for 2017. Ron also gave a health update on his partner who helped with the purchase & renovations of the Toledo Speedway Roy Mott...

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MARFC Attends Spring 2017 MSPA Meeting:

March 26, 2017 Uncategorized

Earlier this  month MARFC board members attended the spring annual meeting of the Michigan Speedway Promoters Association that meets twice a year to discuss the ongoing concerns of running a speedway with, insurance, how to get more fans and bigger car counts along with discussing how to make rules a line between the different tracks. Believe it or not they are working hard to keep our sport alive and help the fans, car owners, and drivers continue to move forward in racing her in Michigan. Kalamazoo Speedway was chosen by the MSPA as its 2016 Promoter of the Year Award and owner Gary Howe was very thankful for this honor by his fellow track owners...

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