We are proud to announce a new MMSHoF president.
Dave DeHem was voted in as the 2015-2016 Michigan Motor Sports Hall of Fame president at the May 7th meeting. We thank outgoing prez Daniel S. Van Koevering for his many years of service. He was the president for an unprecedented nine terms.
The MMSHoF is proud to introduce the class of 2014. They included photographer Al Blixt, Sr.; Promoter Sonny Hall; Car owner Odie Skeen; Drag racers Ricky D. Adkins and Kim (LaHaie) Richards; Engineer Bob Bracey; Hydroplane racer Mark Weber; and oval track drivers Harry Foote, Sr.; Marv Parenteau; Tim Fedewa; Chas Howe; and Chuck Roumell.
The 2014 induction banquet was held on Sunday afternoon, November 2nd, 2014 at the University Comfort Inn in Mount Pleasant. There were 350 people in attendance. All of the inductees or their relatives were present, except for Tim Fedewa who is the spotter for Kevin Harvick. Tim was in Texas helping Harvick finish second in the NASCAR Cup race. Tim’s father Butch accepted the award. Also Kim LaHaie couldn’t make it as she is the caregiver of her very ill mother in Florida.
Long time uspported of the MMSHoF Gordy Hubbard died on April 24th. He was a field rep for Auto-Wares. He was 77 and will be missed by the racing community.
1984 inductee Jack Goodwin died on March 6, 2015. He was 85 years old.
Shirley Carter, wife of 1983 inductee Dick Carter died on February 22, 2015. She was 80 years old
The next HoF board meeting will be sometime on June 25th 2015, and the final ballots have been sent out for the 2015 induction class and will be tallied at this meeting. The public will be invited to attend the meeting, which starts at 6:45 pm at the Downtown Library in Lansing.
Photographs to copy for inductee biography inserts, and to add to photo pages. Photos can be donated or they can be sent to the address below and they will be scanned and returned on request.