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UPcoming events

All military personnel and family members under the age of 17 are personally invited to attend any and all of the following car races for free admission with proper government issued military identification. 


All non-military persons will be required to pay admission for each race. 



RACE 1: May 18, 2019, 35 Raceway Park, Frankfort, Ohio, which is dedicated as Armed Forces Day and Veterans Appreciation Night.


RACE 2: May 31, 2019, Molar Raceway, Williamsburg, Ohio, which is dedicated as Veterans Appreciation Night.


RACE 3: June 8, 2019, Fremont Speedway, Freemont, Ohio, which is dedicated as Veterans Appreciation Night.


RACE 4: June 15, 2019, Springport Speedway, Springport, Michigan, which is dedicated as Veterans Appreciation Night.


RACE 5: August 9, 2019, Spartan Corrigan Oil Speedway, Mason, Michigan, which is dedicated as Veterans Appreciation Night. 


RACE 6: September 20 and 21, 2019, Allen County Fairgrounds, Lima, Ohio, Rebel Run Car Show and Races, which is dedicated as Veterans Appreciation Night.


In addition, to enhance planning purposes of each event, the VMA non-profit organization would like to know if you and your family members will be attending as a large military group or detachment and approximately how many people will be attending which race. 


Please R.S.V.P. approximately seven days before each race with an email or phone call to one of the Board of Directors listed below only if you will be in attendance with a group. Otherwise, it is not necessary to R.S.V.P.  


1.  Mrs. Gayle Brock who was appointed as President/Chairwoman of the Advisory Committee. Email=== brock4619@gmail.com

2. Mr. Charlie Brock who serves as President and CEO. Cell phone=== 517-798-7449. Email=== cbvmsami@gmail.com

3. Ms. Ann Marie Coleman who was appointed as Vice-President of Operations. Cell phone=== 313-898-1086. Email=== annecm@umich.edu

4. Mr. Jeff Hannak who was appointed as Development/Community Outreach Coordinator and Public Relations Coordinator. Home phone === 313-359-3755. Email=== HannakJ4425@Hotmail.com


Each military personnel and family members will be able to visit the owners and car race drivers, as well as, have your picture taken with a race car while sitting in the vehicle. Please bring your camera. 

During intermission, selected veterans will be interviewed by the track announcer. Before the race or intermission, each military personnel will be given a Certificate of Appreciation for their continued support while serving in the U.S. Military home or abroad. 


The presenters of the Certificates of Appreciation will be the Board Members of the Veterans Motorsports Association and the Board Members of the Vintage American Race Cars organization. 

The VMA and VARC are asking the U.S. Air Force to perform a flyby at each race time to be determined in the near future. 


All military personnel and family members should check in with the Veterans Motorsports Association canopy and booth two hours before the race start time for proper planning.