2024 MARFC President’s Award

VanDoorn Racing DevelopmentVanDoorn Racing Development is a full-service racecar builder and fabrication shop based out of Muskegon, MI. VRD was founded in 2013 and has since grown to serve customers all over the US and Canada winning races coast to coast. On the track, with Johnny as driver and Butch as crew chief, they have won many big races and, among other accomplishments, was named the 2007 ARCA/CRA Super Series Rookie of the Year. Not to stop with this, Johnny has been the Series Champion three times. Walking through the pit at any big late-model race, a familiar sight is a large number of racecars carrying the VanDoorn Racing Development logo.



58th Annual Awards Banquet Tickets


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We currently have open seats at some tables, we will consider requests for banquet tickets to fill these seats until Saturday, January 6, 2024 OR until all seats are filled.
Champions will receive their award at the Banquet if tickets are purchased by January 6th. We currently have well over 400 attendees and are looking forward to another great time.
If you wish to submit a request for tickets, contact MARFC Vice President Dave DeHem at ddehem@rocketmail.com with a phone number to respond to. We will do our best to accommodate your seating request (e.g.- track or person) but specific seating arrangements may not be possible.
Thank you to all who have currently purchased tickets!


Toledo Speedway Fan Club Night

The Toledo Speedway Fan Club Night was special night. Factory Stock racer Steve Smith Jr. was the recipient of the MARFC Helmet Bag. Steve is a perennial strong competitor for the championship and a supporter of the speedway. Pictured are (l-r) David Howe, John Jackson, Steve Smith Jr., Nancy May and Rich Frantz.

We also welcomed incoming General Manager Brandon Hamby and got a chance to thank outgoing General Manager Scott Schultz for all he has done for MARFC. Scott has been a special friend to MARFC over the years which is appreciated more than we can say. We wish Scott the best when he officially retires July 1st.

Tri-City Motor Speedway Fan Club Night

Congratulations to JC Witherspoon for being selected by Tri-City Motor Speedway to receive the MARFC Helmet Bag on June 2nd for his support of the track over the years. From left to right, Nancy May, JC, John Jackson, Promoter Mike Blackmer and announcer Roger Williams. Robert “Candy Man” Dickey won the member drawing.
There was a very nice turnout of members to see quality racing program highlighted by a great Late Model Feature. MARFC is grateful for the warm welcome by promoter Mike Blackmer and Cody Letts. 
MARFC presented Hot Wheels cars to a number of young fans to help make their night memorable. Here’s a few: