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November 2000 Minutes


We apologize for the temporary shutdown of our site but we have changed hosts on the server and are now ready to move on.  Please keep checking back for new changes to the site and the latest information from our club.The end of the full racing season is just about upon us and it will be here before you know it.  Then in January and early February once again we’re off to the races. Just can’t wait sometimes. Once again thanks to all the membership tracks for a great season and we will be back again in 2001.We here at MARFC hope that everyone has a safe and fantastic Thanksgiving Holiday. Until next month, Bill Barnhart President MARFC


November 6, 2000

We at the Michigan Auto Racing Fan Club  send our thoughts & prayers to the family of Steve Evens who passed away this past week.

Steve was a great announcer for TNN and broadcast journalist respected by many fellow commentators.  He will be missed by many race fans across the country.



Bill Barnhart

President MARFC

Our October meeting was held at the R. S. Eastin Hotel.  On hand as guest speakers were Bob Capps, Roger Blackstock and Dennis Pulte

Bob Capps of the Michigan Motorsports Hall of Fame and Museum and Public Relations Director for Kart 2 Kart indoor Go-Kart track

Roger Blackstock– Owner/driver of the #4 Dodge Avenger ARCA Supercar

Dennis Pulte–Crew Chief for Mark Gibson’s #59 Chevy ARCA Supercar
Bob Capps led the way with information about the relocation of the Michigan Motorsports Hall of Fame and Museum from the Novi Expo center to a location yet to be determined.  He also ran down a list of nominees for the 2000 induction ceremonies as well as former inductees to the Hall of Fame.Dennis Pulte gave us a rundown of the ARCA team he is crew chief for explaining some of the difficulties multiple team car owners face.  Dennis described the personal sacrifices made by many “weekend warriors” of the ARCA series.Roger rounded out the group of speakers with information of his sponsorship from Dodge and told us not to expect to see the Intrepid anywhere except on the NASCAR Winston Cup Series until the 2002 season is upon us.