Welcome New Board Members:

We are pleased to welcome aboard John Turnbull Sr., Bill Lackey, and Bill Layton to our Board of Directors. John was selected at our May meeting while Bill Lackey and Bill Layton were elected at the June meeting.

2015 Inductees: “Class of 2015″

The ballots have been tallied and the MMSHoF “Class of 2015″ is Dick & Fran Duff, Alton Franklin, Richard Maskin, Mark Nowicki, Patty (Adema) Senneker, Dick Reynolds Sr., Paul Wiesner, Mort Anderson (Andreson), Tracy Leslie, and John “Boy” Hotchkiss. The induction ceremony will be on November 1, 2015 and will be held at the Comfort Inn, in Mt. Pleasant. Tickets will be available September 1, 2015 for a donation of $35.00 each. Congratulations to those being inducted this year and we look forward to seeing you all in November.

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.

2014 Inductees:

2014 MMSHOF Group photo SL 72The MMSHoF Class of 2014 was inducted on November 2,2014. 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.

Sad News:

2010 inductee Duane “Butch” Dowker died after a courageous battle with cancer on June 2. He was 60.

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

Next Meeting:

The next HoF board meeting will be on September3, 2015. The public is invited to attend the meeting, which starts at 6:45 pm at the Downtown Library in Lansing located at Capital Avenue and Kalamazoo.

Wanted:

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.