FLAT ROCK-TOLEDO SPEEDWAY UPDATE—August 7, 2020

FLAT ROCK-TOLEDO SPEEDWAY UPDATE—August 7, 2020

As you know, there have been no changes from the States of Ohio and Michigan in the orders regarding the Coronavirus since our last update on July 31. The State of Ohio and the Lucas County Health Department have stated no...
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FLAT ROCK SPEEDWAY UPDATE—JULY 31, 2020

FLAT ROCK SPEEDWAY UPDATE—JULY 31, 2020

Flat Rock Speedway There have been no changes since our last update on July 16. The Governor of the State of Michigan announced that the area which includes Flat Rock Speedway would remain in Phase 4, which allows for a...
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REMEMBERING ALAN KENNEDY

REMEMBERING ALAN KENNEDY

Alan Kennedy, driver of the #80 ARCA Street Stock, passed away Monday, July 27 from injuries received in a tragic accident while being a spectator at a classic car cruise event. He was 49 years old. Visitation will be held...
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FLAT ROCK-TOLEDO SPEEDWAY UPDATE—JULY 16, 2020

FLAT ROCK-TOLEDO SPEEDWAY UPDATE—JULY 16, 2020

Flat Rock Speedway  There have been no changes since our last update on July 3. The Governor of the State of Michigan announced that the area which includes Flat Rock Speedway would remain in Phase 4, which allows for a...
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FLAT ROCK-TOLEDO SPEEDWAY UPDATE---JULY 2, 2020

FLAT ROCK-TOLEDO SPEEDWAY UPDATE---JULY 2, 2020

Flat Rock:  On June 30, the Governor of the State of Michigan announced that the area which includes Flat Rock Speedway would remain in Phase 4, which allows for a maximum gathering of 100.  The Monroe County Health...
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FLAT ROCK-TOLEDO SPEEDWAY UPDATE---JUNE 13, 2020

FLAT ROCK-TOLEDO SPEEDWAY UPDATE---JUNE 13, 2020

As of today, Saturday, June 13, no new information has been received from the States of Michigan and Ohio regarding race tracks and the possibility of re-opening. With that, we will cancel the Saturday, July 4 event at Flat...
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FLAT ROCK SPEEDWAY UPDATE---JUNE 2, 2020

FLAT ROCK SPEEDWAY UPDATE---JUNE 2, 2020

Based on Michigan Governor Executive Order 2020-110, the state has been moved to Stage 4 of the Michigan Safe Start Plan. As a result, Michigan residents are no longer required to stay home. Certain businesses and activities...
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SCHEDULE UPDATES FOR FLAT ROCK, TOLEDO CONTINUE WITH CANCELLATIONS

SCHEDULE UPDATES FOR FLAT ROCK, TOLEDO CONTINUE WITH CANCELLATIONS

May 29, 2020:  With the recently-announced Executive Orders to extend the “Stay Safe, Stay Home” until June 12 from the State of Michigan Governor’s office, and no further updates from the State of Ohio Governor’s office,...
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FLAT ROCK SPEEDWAY TO HOST SOUTHGATE ANDERSON GRADUATION CELEBRATION

FLAT ROCK SPEEDWAY TO HOST SOUTHGATE ANDERSON GRADUATION CELEBRATION

Flat Rock, MI-The 2020 graduating class of Southgate Anderson High School will celebrate their graduation at Flat Rock Speedway Wednesday evening, June 10 at 6:30 p.m.  In case of inclement weather, the event will move to...
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FLAT ROCK’S JUNE 20 ARCA/CRA RACE CANCELED; DATE MOVES TO ANDERSON, IN.

FLAT ROCK’S JUNE 20 ARCA/CRA RACE CANCELED; DATE MOVES TO ANDERSON, IN.

Flat Rock, MI—Due to the State of Michigan restrictions in place and the uncertainty  from the COVID-19 virus, Flat Rock Speedway management and the ARCA/CRA Super Series officials have mutually agreed to cancel the June 20...
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SCHEDULE UPDATES FOR FLAT ROCK, TOLEDO; PRIVATE TESTING APPROVED TO BEGIN

SCHEDULE UPDATES FOR FLAT ROCK, TOLEDO; PRIVATE TESTING APPROVED TO BEGIN

May 14, 2020:  With the recently-announced Executive Orders to extend the “Stay Safe, Stay Home” until May 28 from both Michigan and Ohio Governor’s offices, and most importantly taking into account the health and safety of...
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REMEMBERING BUTCH CLARK

REMEMBERING BUTCH CLARK

Arnold “Butch” James Clark, a fixture at Flat Rock Speedway, passed away May 5, 2020 at the Villa at the City Center Nursing Home in Warren, MI.  He was 77. Butch had a great passion for racing and was part of the team of...
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FALL-BACK FRIDAY!

FALL-BACK FRIDAY!

Sorry, we missed Throwback Thursday, but let’s move to Fall-back Friday!  Jerry Lee Sr. is pictured here at Flat Rock Speedway in his #3 Figure 8 car.  Jerry ran for many seasons in the division. His sons, Jerry Jr. and...
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FLAT ROCK WORK RESUMES

FLAT ROCK WORK RESUMES

With construction now permitted in the State of Michigan, crews from Monroe Asphalt were at Flat Rock Speedway to lay asphalt along the newly-installed turn 1-2 concrete wall. The re-wiring of the pit area speaker system has...
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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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REMEMBERING JIM BOWSHER

REMEMBERING JIM BOWSHER

Jim Bowsher, whose family is deeply entrenched throughout the history of ARCA and Flat Rock and Toledo Speedways, passed away Friday near his hometown of Springfield, Ohio. He had suffered from the effects of COPD and was 66....
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FLAT ROCK-TOLEDO SPEEDWAY SCHEDULE UPDATES

FLAT ROCK-TOLEDO SPEEDWAY SCHEDULE UPDATES

Due to the recent news that the Governors of the States of Michigan and Ohio are expected to announce information regarding the “Stay at Home” orders sometime today, Friday, April 24, the updates on the 2020 Flat Rock and...
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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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