REMEMBERING JIM SELMI

REMEMBERING JIM SELMI

Jim Selmi, the only ARCA Street Stock driver to compete in all five decades of the division’s existence (1970s through 2010s) passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, April 19 at the age of 78. Jim led a large contingent of Selmi...
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2017 ARCA FLAT ROCK-TOLEDO SPEEDWAY RULE CHANGES (as of 10-27-16)

2017 ARCA FLAT ROCK-TOLEDO SPEEDWAY RULE CHANGES (as of 10-27-16)

**DUE TO THE FIRE AT THE ARCA OFFICE, THERE WILL BE NO MAILING OF THESE RULE CHANGES. THEY WILL BE POSTED ON THE WEB SITE PAGES. ARCA ENDURO/FACTORY STOCKS Add to 1: No full-size trucks or vans. ENGINE, CARBURETOR,...
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EVERAGE NOTCHES FLAT ROCK WIN

EVERAGE NOTCHES FLAT ROCK WIN

Flat Rock, MI—May 28, 2016: Craig Everage made the trip from Angola, IN a good one Saturday night at Flat Rock Speedway. Everage out-dueled Jimmy Thiel in a great side by side battle in the closing laps to grab the win in the...
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FLAT ROCK, TOLEDO SPEEDWAYS HONOR 2015 CHAMPIONS, TEAMS

FLAT ROCK, TOLEDO SPEEDWAYS HONOR 2015 CHAMPIONS, TEAMS

Toledo, Ohio—November 6, 2015:   Race teams, officials, family and friends gathered Friday evening at the Crystal Gardens Banquet Center in Southgate, MI for the annual Flat Rock and Toledo Speedways Awards Banquet.  Each of...
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FLAT ROCK, TOLEDO SPEEDWAYS GO FORWARD WITH HOOSIER TIRE

FLAT ROCK, TOLEDO SPEEDWAYS GO FORWARD WITH HOOSIER TIRE

OCTOBER 26, 2016—The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards recently announced an agreement establishing a long term relationship with General Tire as the Official Tire Supplier of the Series, but ARCA’s owned and sanctioned...
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JIOVANI FLIES AT “THE ROCK”

JIOVANI FLIES AT “THE ROCK”

Flat Rock, MI—May 21, 2016: Frankie Jiovani reeled in racer leader Jeff Vrsek with 13 laps to go and scored the win in the 50 lap ARCA Moran Chevrolet Late Model feature Saturday night at Flat Rock Speedway. Tim Moore, Rich...
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REMEMBERING FRAN HARDEN

REMEMBERING FRAN HARDEN

Francis “Fran” Harden of Wayne, MI passed away October 2, 2015 at the age of 81.  “Frantic Fran” was a top Late Model competitor at both Flat Rock and Toledo Speedways in the 1960’s and 1970’s, driving for car owner Reed...
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STREET STOCKS GET READY FOR SATURDAY’S CORRIGAN RACE FUELS 100  LAP MONEY AVAILABLE!

STREET STOCKS GET READY FOR SATURDAY’S CORRIGAN RACE FUELS 100 LAP MONEY AVAILABLE!

(Flat Rock, MI — June 4, 2014):  One of the most competitive weekly classes in the state of Michigan is preparing for its biggest race of the season this Saturday, June 7 at Flat Rock Speedway!

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FLAT ROCK SPEEDWAY SCHEDULE PRACTICE DAY—APRIL 19, 2014

FLAT ROCK SPEEDWAY SCHEDULE PRACTICE DAY—APRIL 19, 2014

FLAT ROCK SPEEDWAY SCHEDULE PRACTICE DAY—APRIL 19, 2014 Do NOT go past the west end of the concrete pads to park!  If that changes, we’ll let you know at the pit gate! This is the only pre-season practice scheduled!  If we...
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Motor City Hot Rod and Racing Expo This Weekend

Motor City Hot Rod and Racing Expo This Weekend

Toledo Speedway, Flat Rock Speedway and ARCA are taking part in the Motor City Hot Rod and Racing Expo this weekend in Novi, MI. Make sure you check-in at the booth. ...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY!

THROWBACK THURSDAY!

Check out this driver in Flat Rock Speedway’s victory lane!  It’s none other than Harold Fair Sr.  Harold’s father, Hugh Fair, also competed in the Late Models at both Flat Rock and Toledo.  We believe this photo is from...
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COVID-19 VIRUS BRINGS MORE CHANGES TO FLAT ROCK, TOLEDO SPEEDWAY SCHEDULES

COVID-19 VIRUS BRINGS MORE CHANGES TO FLAT ROCK, TOLEDO SPEEDWAY SCHEDULES

April 27, 2020:  Due to challenges related to the coronavirus, including Executive Orders from both Michigan and Ohio Governor’s offices “Temporary Requirement to Suspend Activities that are not necessary to sustain or...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY---1954

THROWBACK THURSDAY---1954

Flat Rock Speedway was promoted by NASCAR founder and President Bill France Sr. from 1954-1956.  In 1954, The Flat Rock 500-yes, a 500 lap race at “The Rock” was on the schedule.  The winner was Lee Petty, Richard Petty’s...
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LOOKING BACK AT 1999:  THE “CAROLINA FLASH”-ROYCE CORNETT

LOOKING BACK AT 1999: THE “CAROLINA FLASH”-ROYCE CORNETT

As we all deal with the COVID-19 virus and the changes in our everyday lives, we take time to look back at our sport of short track racing in our area….hopefully to take a just a bit of a break from the issues of the...
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OFF-SEASON PROJECTS UNDERWAY AT FLAT ROCK

OFF-SEASON PROJECTS UNDERWAY AT FLAT ROCK

Crews are at work on several projects at Flat Rock Speedway, trying to get as much done as possible before the snow flies! Track staff members Frank Bockstanz and Bill Schneider are seen digging a trench in the parking lot at...
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2019 ARCA LATE MODEL GOLD CUP DATES SET

2019 ARCA LATE MODEL GOLD CUP DATES SET

Toledo, Ohio—December 4, 2018: The race dates for the 2019 outlaw-bodied ARCA Late Model Gold Cup Series have been set. ARCA’s 2 short tracks-Flat Rock, MI and Toledo, OH Speedway, will each host three (3) Gold Cup events...
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RACING-RAIN-FIREWORKS AT FLAT ROCK-RAIN LOSES

RACING-RAIN-FIREWORKS AT FLAT ROCK-RAIN LOSES

Flat Rock, MI—July 6, 2019: Mother Nature once again tried its best to stop the action at Flat Rock Speedway Saturday night for the Firecracker 150 and Monroe Superstore Fireworks show. A pair of rain delays slowed things,...
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"One Crazy Lady" Stephanie Bradley Talks about Racing with the Motor City Madmen at Flat Rock Speedway on WDET

"One Crazy Lady" Stephanie Bradley Talks about Racing with the Motor City Madmen at Flat Rock Speedway on WDET

There have been several female drivers in the long history of racing at Flat Rock Speedway, but few have had the staying power of Stephanie Bradley. Fewer still have gone up against the "Motor City Madmen" in the track's...
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KIDS POWER WHEELS DERBY DATES AT TOLEDO JULY 26, FLAT ROCK AUG. 3

KIDS POWER WHEELS DERBY DATES AT TOLEDO JULY 26, FLAT ROCK AUG. 3

Both Toledo and Flat Rock Speedways are getting ready for the Kids Power Wheels Derby! The highly-popular battery-powered machines will battle on the track at Toledo Friday evening, July 26 and Saturday night, August 3 at...
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HEAT, THEN RAIN FLOODS FLAT ROCK

HEAT, THEN RAIN FLOODS FLAT ROCK

The extreme heat warning for our area brought on the postponement of Saturday’s July 20 show at Flat Rock Speedway. Track officials made the announcement around 12:30 p.m. Friday afternoon. If that wasn’t enough, Mother...
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