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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2019 ARCA MENARDS SERIES RACES ON MAV TV MARATHON!
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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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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REMEMBERING BRYAN PHILLIPS

REMEMBERING BRYAN PHILLIPS

Bryan Phillips, a long-time supporter and contributor to the Racer’s Reunions at both Flat Rock and Toledo Speedways, passed away Sunday, April 19 due to complications from the COVID-19 virus. Phillips was part of the pit...
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THROWBACK THURSDSAY-1971

THROWBACK THURSDSAY-1971

Flat Rock Speedway--up until 1974, 2 divisions of race cars were featured.   At Flat Rock Speedway, the Late Models and Figure 8's headlined the racing action. Denny Pace was the top dog in the Figure 8 class, seen here at...
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LOOKING BACK:  JOY FAIR, A CHAMPION-A LEGEND-A FRIEND

LOOKING BACK: JOY FAIR, A CHAMPION-A LEGEND-A FRIEND

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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THANK YOU-THANK YOU-THANK YOU!

THANK YOU-THANK YOU-THANK YOU!

To all those on the front lines, and that means EVERYONE, battling the COVID 19 virus day in and day out....THANK YOU-THANK YOU-THANK YOU!...
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CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC ALTERS FLAT ROCK, TOLEDO SPEEDWAY SCHEDULES

CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC ALTERS FLAT ROCK, TOLEDO SPEEDWAY SCHEDULES

April 3, 2020:  Due to challenges related to the coronavirus pandemic, including State and Federal guidelines and mandates, and most importantly the health and safety of our race fans, race teams and race officials, both Flat...
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2020 FLAT ROCK/TOLEDO SPEEDWAY BULLETIN (3-30-20)

2020 FLAT ROCK/TOLEDO SPEEDWAY BULLETIN (3-30-20)

We pray that this finds you, your family and friends healthy and safe during these times.  We expect to be making some decisions very soon on the early part of our schedules due to the COVID-19 virus and the mandates in place...
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FLAT ROCK WORK CONTINUES

FLAT ROCK WORK CONTINUES

Yesterday's great weather allowed us to jump on the sweeper tractor and clean Flat Rock Speedway.  This view shows the new wall and catch fence...as soon as the asphalt plants open, we'll fill in the pavement that was removed...
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