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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 2022 must have been received by March 15, 2022 and should be in electronic form. (Microsoft Word is best) although typed and copied is acceptable as well. 
 

    The Board of Directors met on June 15, 2022 to tally the votes of the past inductees and past and present Board Members to determine the 11 inductees to the Class of 2022 for the Michigan Motor Sports Hall of Fame (MMSHoF).

   Representing those members in the “Other than Driver” category are, Winning Edge Publishers Steve and the Late Sherry Landon, Promoters Tom Sprague Sr. and John Turnbull Sr., and car builder Tim Curry. In the Other Motorsports category is Trans Am driver and team owner Doug Peterson, while Drag Racing is represented by The Austin Brothers ans the Tignanelli Family/Shadowoods Racing group. Our Oval Track Legends era inductees are the Late Mel Householder and Eddie Hayden Sr. Rounding out our inductees and representing the Oval Track Modern Era are Randy Varney and Reinbold Racing.

  The Board of Directors also selected both Dick Alberts and Dick Stemler to receive the MMSHOF Lifetime Dedication Award, Matt Prieur is slated to receive the Mick Schuler/MMSHOF Media Award while Laura Tucker was selected to receive the Dick Beebe/MMSHOF Memorial Award.

   The Board of Directors also added two new Board Members. Welcome to Todd Boughner and Rusty Daggett and we look forward to working together and sharing your wealth of knowledge as we move forward. 

   The induction ceremony for the Class of 2022 is scheduled for Sunday, November 6, 2022 at the Comfort Inn & Suites in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. The Class of 2022 will be announced in June or early July of 2022.

   Please submit any new Biographies by March 1, 2023 for consideration in 2023 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 is on  October 5, 2022 and is open to the public, the meeting is to be held at Buddies Grille in Holt. The meetings start at 6:45 PM.

  I am sorry to announce that 2007 Inductee and former Board Member, Don Holben passed away on Sunday, September 19, 2022. Don will be at rest at the Palmer Bush & Jensen Funeral home located at: 6020 W. Saginaw Hwy., Lansing Mi, 48917 with visitation on Friday September 23, 2022 from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM. Don's funeral will be at the Funeral Home on Saturday September 24, 2022 at 11 AM.

  All of us at the Michigan Motor Sports Hall of Fame send our symapthies and prayers to Don's wife Carmen and their family.

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