About Us


Founded: 1980 by Dick Lee Executive Director, Emeritus

Incorporated: April 19, 1982 as a non-profit 501(c)(3) non-stock Michigan corporation.

Mission Statement: The initiation of the Michigan Motor Sports Hall of Fame was to:

  • Preserve the history of all types of motor racing in the state of Michigan, and make this history available to the public.
  • Recognize and pay tribute to those citizens of Michigan who have given of themselves, whatever their roles in racing may have been.
  • Enshrine and acknowledge the deeds of those people that excelled in motor sports.
  • Have a permanent museum where the public can examine motor sports racing memorabilia and recognize those who have been enshrined.

Organization: Michigan Motor Sports Hall of Fame is governed by a Board of Directors, President, Vice President, Treasurer, Corresponding Secretary coupled with several Standing Committees.

Board Members

Roger Britt
Allan Brown
Rose Calabrase
Dan Crawford – Vice President
Dave DeHem – President
Darcie Fuzi-Dubie – Secretary
Duane Hernly
Tom Hernly
Don Holben
John Hotchkiss
Bill Lackey
Bill Layton
Jack McCourtie
Barry Meschke
Jim Pape
Leo Pego
Jim Szymanski
John Turnbull, Sr. – Treasurer
Daniel S. Van Koevering
Sandy Yost Groom