Marshfield, WI, (October 18, 2014) – In 2015, Marshfield Motor Speedway will have a new person in charge of overseeing and directing the evening’s racing events. Mike Rick, 45, a Merrill area resident, will take on the role as Race Director of the Speedway. Rick, with his wife Becky, have 4 adult children and works for Lincoln County Highway Department.
Marshfield Motor Speedway GM/Promotor Wayne Brevik stated, “We are very pleased to have Mike on board with the speedway, he brings many excellent qualities and ideas to our racing program.” Mike Rick started his racing career in the late 1980’s working on a pit crew at Slinger and Beaver Dam. Rick, brought his skills to Northern Wisconsin in the late 1990’s and served as a track official for Tomahawk Speedway, both as a flagman and as a pit official.
Not only did Rick work as a track official in the Tomahawk area, he also served as crew chief for his brother-in-law, and helped build a Super Stock and Mid-American race car. In 2010, Rick joined forces with NKR (Neil Knoblock Racing), working as their tire specialist. Rick’s tire specialist duties did not stop with NKR however, he also helped teams such as Mark Mackesy, Tucker Miller, Chris Wimmer, and Claire Decker.
When asked about his new position at Marshfield Motor Speedway, Rick stated, “I hope to keep a good line of communication with the drivers, and implement a few rule changes in our 2015 rules package.” Rick futher added, “I was elated to be asked by Wayne to become the Race Director in 2015, Marshfield is a track on the upswing, and I certainly want to be apart of that fine facility.”
If any fan, driver, or crew member has an idea they would like to pass along to Mike Rick, he can be contacted via text only at: 715-573-8908.
The 2014 Awards Banquet is upon us and fans, drivers, race teams, and sponsors, are urged to attend this annual event. If you’ve never attended the Annual Awards Banquet in the past, you’ve never witnessed the cameraderie amongst drivers, race fans, sponsors, and crew members! It is a great opportunity to interact with each other prior to the long winter ahead!
Race fans, please download the poster and send in your reservation for the banquet. Drivers, you were sent an invite via mail. However, you can also download and print banquet form as well.
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