Motor Sports

Auto City Speedway
See "Where the Thunder Rolls" at one of the Midwest's most exciting and friendly asphalt speedways�

Dixie Motor Speedway

East Lansing Kart Track/ Driving School
Beginners and experts from age 5 to 65 rub tires at this kart track for the whole family...

Flat Rock Speedway
Short-track racing zooms into the 21st century at this newly-remodeled speedway...

Galesburg Michigan Speedway
This race track is the original home of school bus racing!

Kalamazoo Speedway
How fast is fast? Discover who holds the fastest lap record of 10.746 seconds at this 3/8 mile high banked paved oval track.

Kart 2 Kart Indoor Karting/Driving School
Can you do a lap in 30 seconds?

Michigan International Speedway
The home to Michigan NASCAR racing, this track has seen all the great drivers. Now you can too!�

Milan International Dragway
Experience the place where Shirley Muldowney holds a track record of 306 MPH in her top fuel dragster...

Owosso Speedway
Engines roar and rubber burns all summer long at this track just outside Owosso

Spartan Speedway
Engines roar at "The track the Stars Call Home," just south of Lansing�

US 131 MotorSports Park
Street cars race down the smooth quarter mile track...

Waterford Hills Raceway
Amateur road racers flock here to squeal around Bluff Bend and Skeethouse Turn before speeding to a photo finish�

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Story of the Week:

Published: 03.24.2015
Remembering Steve McQueen, Auto Film Star and Car Collector
By: Robert Tate, Automotive Historian/ Researcher
Images: courtesy of various online sources

I still hold memories of being a young child in 1968 of a time when my late sister and her husband took me with them to go see the popular movie Bullitt that was featured at the Mercury Theater in Detroit. The movie highlighted the very talented actor Steve Mc Queen along with other great actors. I will never forget that famous chase scene featuring a 1968 Mustang Fastback in addition to a 1968 Dodge Charger model which became the highlight of the movie. I had always admired Steve McQueen as an actor and as an automotive enthusiast.

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