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Welcome to the Michigan Motor Sports Hall of Fame!

 
The Michigan Motor Sports Hall of Fame is a non-profit organization incorporated in 1982 to enshrine and honor individuals or groups who have excelled in motor sports in the state of Michigan.
 
Please view our list of Inductees. They are listed on the "Inductees" page and are listed alphabetically. Click on the name to read the biography. The number next to their name is the year inducted. Those with a * are deceased.
 
The FAQ page has been updated to be more in line with where we are and what we are doing in 2019 and beyond.
 
Please review our Guidelines for consideration for induction on our Nominations page as they have been revised effective April 1, 2019. Biographies fpr consideration in 2023 must have been received by March 15, 2023 and should be in electronic form. (Microsoft Word is best) although typed and copied is acceptable as well. 
 

   Please submit any new Biographies by March 1, 2024 for consideration in 2024 either electronically in Word form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail them to:

MMSHoF,  C/O Dave DeHem, 28047 Maple Forest Blvd. E., Harrison Twp., Mi. 48045. 

Please refer to the Nominations page for instructions on Biography preperation and submittal. If not sure of whether a person has had a biography submitted for consideration please do not hestite to contact the MMSHoF to obtain an answer. 

 The next meeting of the Board of Directors will be on Wednesday October 4, 2023 at Buddies Grille in Holt, Mi. The meeting is open to the public. The meeting gets under way at 6:45 PM. Come early as food is available for purchase. If coming, please let Dave DeHem know ahead of time if possible at 586-202-2357.

   At our meeting of June 7, 2023 the votes were tallied and the Class of 2023 were selected. They are as follows: Will Cronkrite, "Wild Bill" Barnhart, and the late Lee Elkins represent the Other Than Driver Category. The team of Dan & Frank Parker represent the Drag Racing world while boat Racer Neal "Red" Crain and Tractor Puller, Richard Kalisek represent the Other Motorsports Category. The late Wayne Bennett and the late Dick Mitchell represent Oval Track Driver Historical Era and Jimmy McCune and the late Charlie Ryan Jr. represent the Oval Track Driver, Modern Era Category.

  In addition to the 10 inductees the Board selected three individuals for three Special Awards. Linda Bloom will receive the Lifetime Dedication Award, Nancy Brown receives the Dick Beebe Memorial Award and John Singler receives the Mick Schuler Media Award. 

    Tickets to the Induction Ceremony are available  for a donation of $45.00 each with the induction ceremony being held at the University Comfort Inn in Mt. Pleasant on November 5, 2023. Mail your check or Money Order to: 28047 Maple Forest Blvd. E., Harrison Twp., Mi. 48045. Call to order at 586-202-2357 or e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please indicate which inductee or award winner you wish to sit near.

     I wish to welcome Jeanne Lindahl who was selected to join the Board at the September meeting. Jeanne brings with her a lifetime of experiences in Michigan Motorsports, especially after growing up in the sport and at tracks such as Jackson, Manchester, Spartan, Butler, just to name a few. She is the mother of Board Member Candyce McArthur, Sister of Founding Father and Inductee, Gary Lindahl and Daughter of Eugene and Stella Lindahl who raised all of their children in the racing community and who, themselves were very active in racing. Welcome aboard Jeanne.

  

  

  

  Effective October 15, 2020, the phone number for the Hall of Fame has been changed to 586-202-2357.