Great Lakes Lightning Sprints
OPEN WHEEL RACING AT THE GILMORE
“Open Wheel Racing”
Gilmore Car Museum 2023 Lecture Series
6865 Hickory Rd., Hickory Corners, MI 49060
Phone: (269) 671-5089
Sunday March 5th, In conjunction with the annual meeting of: The Open -Wheel Racing Fan Club Michigan/Great Lakes (AKA “Open-Wheel RFC”).
Moderated by Fred Otterbein of Equalizer Racing, LLC,
Jeff Bloom: The annual Anderson Speedway “Little 500”
Taylor Ferns: 2023 USAC Silver Crown Series
A.J. Lesiecki: 2023 schedule merger of ISMA & MSS, plus; “Building a Super”
ALSO - PLEASED TO BRING YOU ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS FAMILY NAMES IN AUTO RACING - “BETTENHAUSEN” WITH MERLE BETTENHAUSEN AS OUR KEYNOTE SPEAKER TALKING ABOUT THE BETTENHAUSEN FAMILY - LIFE & RACING AFTER MERLE’S DEVASTATING CRASH AT MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY & MORE!)
Plan to attend just the lecture – or better yet, buy a general admission ticket to the exhibits which includes the lecture!
Agenda options: Arrive for lunch and social period at the Heritage Café anytime beginning from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm with the option to add an Informal tour of open exhibits, meet racing personalities prior to the lecture!
(Winter hours, open exhibits available 10am – 5pm).
1:30 pm begin assembling for the lecture which takes place from 2 pm – 3:30 pm.
Dress: casual. Welcome race fans, drivers, owners, crew members, promoters, sponsors, media etc (SEE the Gilmore Car Museum Website). SEATING IS LIMITED SO RESERVE YOUR TICKETS & SEATS EARLY! ABOVE SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Thank you to our supporters:
Tyme Auto Transport (Macomb County, Shelby Twp., MI)
and the following Grand Rapids based organizations:
Mike Maresco, Burr & Company Insurance,
Hiestand & Company, CPA’s
Liberty Realty Corp. MI., Commercial/industrial property specialists
Article Credit: Fred Otterbein
Submitted By: Barry Marlow