Flat Rock Speedway News
(TOLEDO, Ohio - March 11, 2014) - The Toledo Speedway Bar and Grille
Banquet Room will host the annual Racer’s Reunion and Michigan Auto Racing Fan
Club (MARFC) meeting Saturday, March 15.
Hoosier Racing Tire Oval
Asphalt Product Manager Irish Saunders conducted an informational racing tire
seminar exclusively for ARCA race teams Saturday at the Toledo Speedway Bar
& Grill. Nearly 100 ARCA members, primarily from Flat Rock and Toledo
Speedways, were on hand for the presentation, followed by an all-encompassing
(HUNTERSVILLE, NC. – March 5, 2014) – Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR)
announced today that it has signed Cody Coughlin to its driver development
program. Coughlin will drive a 12-race schedule for Venturini Motorsports in
the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards under the supervision of JGR
beginning March 22 at Mobile International Speedway.
(March 4, 2014) - Officials from the
ARCA Midwest Tour Presented by SCAG Power Equipment and the ARCA/CRA Super
Series Powered by JEGS have released their entry forms for the first combination
race of the 2014 season between the two series, which will take place on April
12th at Toledo Speedway, located in Toledo, Ohio. Last year’s 7-UP
150 was the first ever combination race between the two series and was
immediately labeled a huge success.
Ohio - March 1, 2014) - The 5-race ARCA Late Model Gold Cup
Series will carry the name of Discount Tire as the Title Sponsor for the 2014
season. This is the initial involvement
of the national tire retailer on the short track level.
(TOLEDO, Ohio) - Longtime ARCA member Robert
N. "Rob" Durell, age 50, passed away suddenly on Friday, February 28, 2014. A 1981 graduate of Whitmer High School, Rob was an avid race fan and crew
chief for Randy Cornett and Dave Arnold at Toledo Speedway. Durell helped guide
Cornett to the 1999 ARCA Street Stock championship at Toledo.
(TOLEDO, Ohio - February 28, 2014) - Flat Rock and Toledo Speedway are
moving forward with plans for the new racing season, and that includes taking
ticket orders for a variety of special events at both tracks. Reserved seating, general admission tickets
and children’s tickets (ages 6-12) will be available for selected races.
STREET STOCK AND ARCA FIGURE 8 DIVISION:
The GM crate engine, part number 19258602, is legal for
competition, effective immediately.
The previous part number for this engine, part number
88958602, is no longer available, but is still legal for use.
FIGURE 8 DIVISION
The front nerf bar height measurement will be maximum 10
inches for all Figure 8 cars. Bar can be no wider than center of tire to
center of tire.
Rock, MI and Toledo, OH - February 27, 2014):
Flat Rock and Toledo Speedway officials have announced
that Aramark Uniform Services has signed on for the title sponsorship of the
ARCA Sportsman division the 2014 racing season, while Diamond Racing Products
has renewed its sponsorship of the Joy Fair Memorial 100, set for Saturday, May
24 at Flat Rock Speedway.
(Toledo, Ohio - February 25, 2014) - The Buckeye Cable Sports Network
(BCSN) will air a total of 11 Flat Rock and Toledo Speedway events for the 2014
This is our 4th bulletin of the off-season. We’ll do one each month through March of
2014. The schedules are posted on the
web pages. The winter office for both
tracks is at Toledo; 419-727-1100. The
bulletins will be posted on the website and sent to our email list; if you are
not on the email list, call us at 419-727-1100 or email email@example.com and we will add
SEMINAR IS NOW Saturday, March 8; Irish Saunders of Hoosier Tire will be at the Toledo Speedway Bar
and Grille to provide information and answer questions for all of our
teams. Noon to 3 p.m. Admission is free; we will set up some kind
of lunch special for this day…we’ll also do membership registration, pad
rentals, ticket sales, etc…..Plan to attend this day—be sure to spread the
word---ask Irish the tire questions, fill out your membership form, pay for
your pad rentals…….THIS IS THE DAY TO GET THIS STUFF OUT OF THE WAY AND GET
UNIFORM SERVICES will be the new title sponsor of the ARCA
Sportsman division in 2014. Aramark also
serves as our track official uniform supplier.
Our thanks to Gregg Oberle and his staff for their support.
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ANNUAL RACER’S REUNION and MICHIGAN AUTO RACING FAN CLUB MEETING is Saturday,
March 15 at Speedway Bar and Grille. It will be followed by the March meeting for
the Michigan Auto Racing Fan Club. New
times! Reunion is 2-6:30 p.m., MARFC
meeting starts at 6:30 p.m.
Former Toledo Speedway driver Steve Winterhalter, age 55,
passed away Tuesday, February 18. Steve
competed in the ARCA Factory Stock division in the car #33 for several seasons.
Steve was self-employed for the past 25 years with his
business Road Warrior, LTD Steering Column Repair.
He is survived by his parents, wife Karen, a daughter, 3
sons, 2 grandchildren and mother-in-law, Sue.
Visitation will be held Sunday, February 23 from 1 p.m.
to 6 p.m.at the Michael W. Pawlak Funeral Home, 1640 Smith Road (at Jackman
Road) in Temperance, MI. Services will
follow at the funeral home at 6 p.m.
Walker Funeral Home, 5155 West Sylvania Avenue, Toledo, OH 43623, 419-841-2422
Visitation: Fri., Feb. 21, from 2pm to 8pm
Funeral Service: Sat., Feb. 22 at 10:30am
Donations to either: Hospice of Northwestern Ohio and/or National Sprint Car Hall of Fame
(TOLEDO, Ohio - February 17, 2014) - Rollie Beale, Toledo native, national sprint car champion,
USAC Chief Steward and ARCA Commissioner, died Monday morning, February 17 at
Toledo Hospital of congestive heart failure. He was 84.
The 2014 Flat Rock and Toledo Speedways pad rental forms are now posted under forms. Avoid late fees by sending in before April 12.
FLAT ROCK SPEEDWAY on Telegraph Rd in Flat Rock MI. Front Gates Open at 4:00 PM. Qualifying at 5:00 PM. Racing at 7:00 PM.
.25-Mile Semi-Banked Oval With Adjoining Figure-8 Track
Paved Pit Area Off Turns 1 and 2
Located at 14041 Telegraph Road, Flat Rock, MI 48134
Track Phone: (734) 782-2480
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