Michigan Motor Sports Hall of Fame

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Michigan Motor Sports Hall of Fame
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Established 1982
Location Gilmore Car Museum in Hickory Corners
Type Hall of Fame
President Dan VanKoevering

The Michigan Motorsports Hall of Fame is a non-profit hall of fame for Michigan auto racers.

It was founded in 1982 by Dick Lee and was incorporated April 19, 1982, as a non-profit 501(c) (3) non-stock Michigan corporation.

The Michigan Motor Sports Hall of Fame display is currently located at the Gilmore Car Museum in Hickory Corners. It is in conjunction with their "History of Stock Car Racing" display.

The Michigan Motor Sports Hall of Fame exhibit was located at the R. E. Olds Transportation Museum in Lansing from 1994 thru 2006.

Mission statement[edit]

The initiation of the Michigan Motor Sports Hall of Fame was to:

  • Preserve the history of all types of motor racing in the state of Michigan, and make this history available to the public.
  • Recognize and pay tribute to those citizens of Michigan who have given of themselves, whatever their roles in racing may have been.
  • Enshrine and acknowledge the deeds of those people that excelled in motor sports.
  • Have a permanent museum where the public can examine motor sports racing memorabilia and recognize those who have been enshrined.

Organization[edit]

Michigan Motor Sports Hall of Fame is governed by a Board of Directors, President, Vice President, Treasurer, Corresponding Secretary coupled with several Standing Committees.

Board members[edit]

Biography submittals[edit]

Bios can be submitted either digitally by email or sent via USPS to the address listed on the Michigan Motor Sports Hall of Fame website

All nominee candidates must have started their racing career 25 years prior to being submitted for consideration. The candidate has to be a past or present legal resident of Michigan, or, if a non-resident, competed the vast majority of their career within the State of Michigan.

The Michigan Motor Sports Hall of Fame Board appreciates and welcomes all legitimate biography submittals.

The voting process involves all living inductees, and all past and present board members. Over 100 persons are eligible for the sealed ballot voting.

List of inductees[edit]

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