MARFC Heads to the Races This Weekend!

Dear MARFC Members: As with the current situation with the COVID-19 virous most of our racing facilities are still not able to open for racing this season. But there are some who are racing and doing what they can to keep open by following local, state & CDC guidelines to be able to have local racing here in Michigan. So, I am asking all of our members who have the need to get out and see racing please follow all the safety measures the tracks have in place and that will help them stay open for the rest of the season. Please be sure to thank them for working hard to open and that we appreciate them & support our love of racing. With that here are our next fan club day events on tap for this weekend.

PLEASANT SPEEDWAY (race time 7:45 pm)  FRIDAY JULY 24, 2020 (Race Day Track Phone: 989-773-2387)

THUNDERBIRD RACEWAY (race time 6:30 pm)  SATURDAY JULY 25, 2020 (Race Day Track Phone: 231-766-3300)

Unfortunately, our Fan Club event at the Birch Run Speedway is cancelled at this time. Sorry!

Please be sure to check out their websites to see what they are needing from us to get into their facilities and enjoy some great racing. I hope to have more information next week and in the August newsletter. We can always use some help at our MARFC tables during these events so if you have the time and would like to help just stop by and ask. Thanks! and you all be safe and enjoy some racing! As Always Keep Racing! Bill Barnhart MARFC President

MARFC Finally has first 2020 Fan Club Day Event at Merritt Speedway!

Very hot & sunny day for racing on the dirt at the Merritt Speedway for our first fan club day event in 2020. Members and fans were treated with some great racing that evening. Our members raffle was won by Ron Bauer! Our MARFC/Uniform Helmet Bag was presented to long time veteran track worker & supporter Randy Hose. Randy has worked at the speedway for over 46 years and you can find him in the flag stand most every night. Congratulations on a great career Randy! Many thanks to Mike Blackmer and his staff for working with us to get this event in for 2020. Thanks to all the members who stopped by and said Hi! (Photo Left: Randy Hose & Merritt Speedway Track Announcer) (Photo Right: MARFC raffle winner Ron Bauer)


MARFC Event at Kalamazoo Speedway Cancelled for 2020!

Deeply sorry to all our members that with the state lowering the stages our MARFC fan club event for the Kalamazoo Speedway has been cancelled. Others may soon follow if things do not improve soon. Let us hope and pray that they do very soon! Please keep checking our web site along with all our membership tracks site for additional updates. Also, pass along the changes to those who do not have e-mail or internet access. Many thanks to all & hope to see you at the races soon. Wild Bill Barnhart MARFC President

Happy 4th of July from MARFC!

As we head into a holiday weekend and with all that is going on in our country and around the world we truly need to understand what the 4th of July is all about. It is about the independence we fought for so hard some 244 years ago. It was about our forefathers who made it possible to enjoy the all the freedoms we currently have today and for all those who fight to keep them now and into the future. So, celebrate the 4th of July with your family & friends and give thanks for our freedoms. Keep Safe and Keep Racing forward. “May the Good Lord Bless” and Keep all of America Safe during these turbulent times!