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.
Shirley Carter, widow of 1983 inductee Dick Carter died on February 22nd. She was 80 years old.
1986 inductee Norm Power died on November 10, 2014. He was 83.
1994 inductee John Shipman died on September 25, 2014. He was 95.
2004 inductee Tom Kestenholtz died on Sunday June 22nd. He was 71 years old,
2001 inductee Bob Clover died. His funeral was on May 28th in Muskegon. He was 88 years old.
The next HoF board meeting hasn’t been determined yet. It will be sometime in March of 2015, and the public will be invited to attend the meeting, which starts at 7 pm at the R.E. Olds Transportation Museum 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.