Flyin’ Farmer inducted into Hall of Fame

By Tim Barnum
Staff writer
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ALGER — During the day you might see Frank Seder plowing a field or taking care of cattle on his Alger farm. But for over 30 years, you could catch him – or not catch him – cruising around one of the many racetracks he has competed at during his racing career, which has earned him a spot in the Michigan Motor Sports Hall of Fame.

According to the induction ceremony souvenir program, Seder first started racing in 1977 and has amassed over 100 feature victories on tracks throughout Michigan, Ohio and Florida.

His resume also includes $10,000 championships at the Auto City Speedway in Flint and in the Michigan Speedways Promoters Association Circuit.

“We’ve had good cars, we’ve had good equipment,” Seder said as the reason for his success. “We’ve had a lot of good people that helped us.

“I guess they saw something in me as well as a driver.”

Seder, nicknamed the “flyin’ farmer,” says during a race he is thinking about several different things all at once: finding the fast section of the track, staying in that fast groove, getting past opponents, getting the lead and maintaining the lead.

“Your mind’s just constantly going,” he said.

To see more, please read the Nov. 12 issue of the Arenac Independent.

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