FALL-BACK FRIDAY!

FALL-BACK FRIDAY!

Sorry, we missed Throwback Thursday, but let’s move to Fall-back Friday!  The “Dundee Flash”, John Juckette, entered the Late Model class in the late 1970’s.  Juckette started his career at Flat Rock and Galesburg, then...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY!

THROWBACK THURSDAY!

In the 1960’s through the mid-70’s, Flat Rock and Toledo Speedway featured 2 divisions of race cars, as did many tracks.  The Figure 8 division kick-started the racing careers of countless drivers, mechanics and car...
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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!

THROWBACK THURSDAY!

Thomas “Sonny” Adams began his racing career in Michigan and competed in the Figure 8 class.  Sonny was the Owner and Promoter of Toledo Speedway from 1978 to 1998. Sonny passed away several years ago. His #118 was carried...
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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 THURSDAY

THROWBACK THURSDAY

1976---ARCA founder John Marcum and Toledo Speedway promoter put together the "Race Against Cancer" and called upon his friends at NASCAR to headline the event at Toledo Speedway.  The Grand Marshall for the race was none...
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USAC CHAMPION CAR OWNER GENE NOLEN PASSES

USAC CHAMPION CAR OWNER GENE NOLEN PASSES

Gene Nolen, owner of the USAC Silver Crown car Kody Swanson drove to victory in the 2019 at Toledo Speedway in the Hemelgarn Racing-Super Fitness Rollie Beale Classic race, passed away Wednesday April 8 at the age of 77 after...
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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 everyone on the front lines, and that means EVERYONE, day in and day out, battling the COVID-19 virus....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-TOLEDO SPEEDWAY UPDATE

FLAT ROCK-TOLEDO SPEEDWAY UPDATE

March 18, 2020:  We hope this finds you, your family and friends healthy and safe during this unprecedented time in the history of not only our country, but the world. While we are following the guidelines set forth in...
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TOLEDO, FLAT ROCK SPECIAL EVENT TICKETS ON SALE MARCH 20

TOLEDO, FLAT ROCK SPECIAL EVENT TICKETS ON SALE MARCH 20

March 10, 2020:  Tickets for a variety of special events at both Toledo and its sister track, Flat Rock Speedway, will go on sale Friday, March 20.  Reserved seating, general admission tickets and children’s tickets will be...
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2020 FLAT ROCK/TOLEDO SPEEDWAY BULLETIN (3-2-20)

2020 FLAT ROCK/TOLEDO SPEEDWAY BULLETIN (3-2-20)

The winter office for both tracks is at the Toledo Speedway Automotive Building on the east end of the grounds; phone number, 419-727-1100 and mailing address remain the same. The Late Model class name has been revised to...
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KEN SCHRADER TO DRIVE SCHOOL BUS AT TOLEDO MAY 29

KEN SCHRADER TO DRIVE SCHOOL BUS AT TOLEDO MAY 29

Toledo, Ohio—February 21, 2020:  He’s driven Indy Cars, Stock Cars, Midgets, Sprints, Silver Crown Cars and just about anything that you can race, both on dirt and pavement.  But when you get to 65 years old, the “Bucket...
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FEBRUARY, 2020 FLAT ROCK/TOLEDO SPEEDWAY BULLETIN (2-1-20)

FEBRUARY, 2020 FLAT ROCK/TOLEDO SPEEDWAY BULLETIN (2-1-20)

The winter office for both tracks is at the Toledo Speedway Automotive Building on the east end of the grounds; phone number, 419-727-1100 and mailing address remain the same. The Late Model class name has been revised to...
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HEMELGARN/SUPER FITNESS ROLLIE BEALE CLASSIC HAS NEW DATE AT TOLEDO; USAC SILVER CROWN RACE OCTOBER 4

HEMELGARN/SUPER FITNESS ROLLIE BEALE CLASSIC HAS NEW DATE AT TOLEDO; USAC SILVER CROWN RACE OCTOBER 4

Toledo, Ohio—January 23, 2020:  With the new year comes a change of dates for the Hemelgarn Racing/Super Fitness Rollie Beale Classic for the USAC Silver Crown Series at Toledo Speedway.  The 2020 date is set for Sunday...
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TOLEDO, FLAT ROCK CHAMPS HONORED AT MARFC BANQUET

TOLEDO, FLAT ROCK CHAMPS HONORED AT MARFC BANQUET

The 54th Annual Michigan Auto Racing Fan Club (MARFC) awards banquet honored track champions from across the state Saturday night, including several 2019 Flat Rock and Toledo Speedway champs. Mike Young (ARCA Late Model...
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