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November 2002 Minutes

November 2002

I am proud to announce that the Michigan Automobile Racing Fan Club is now once again part of the MSPA. (Michigan Speedway Promoters Association) We are glad that we will be able to be included in helping our fans and the promoters to better the sport of auto racing across the state. Just a reminder that it is membership renewal time so get your renewal in and be ready form the 2003 season.Our 37th Annual Awards & Dinner Dance will be held on January 18, 2003 at the Imperial House Banquet Hall located on Groesbeck in Clinton Twp., Michigan. For more information or to purchase a ticket please contact me at

Hope you all have a great Thanksgiving!

As Always,

Bill Barnhart

President MARFC

October Monthly Meeting

Our first meeting of the year was held on October 19, 2002. Our guest speaker for the night was Kevin Feeney, AVSS & USAC Sprint car driver.

Kevin talked about how he got started in racing first in quarter midgets and then in sprint cars. His Mom & Dad were the biggest supporters he had in the early years.  Now he drives for Jim & Nancy Hanks and they have run some USAC races, won a few features in AVSS and have set a new track record for Salem Speedway at 14.499. Now that fast!

In 2003 Kevin hopes to continue to run well in both AVSS and USAC. Kevin in his spare time also does many charity fundraisers for kids. He thanked his wife and family for all of their support through out his career.

Bob Capps of Kart 2 Kart also showed us the new track configuration, giving us the heads up before our November meeting that it was faster and more challenging.