TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WAWV/WTWO) – VCRC Raceway lives on the legacy of VCRC Driver Michael Ferrebee who passed away in December from Covid-19.

June 18th drivers from all across the country came to the race course in the Wabash Valley to honor the late Michael Ferrebee.

The event also helped raise money for his wife and 6-year-old son Syler.

Over 140 drivers participated in the qualification and main races.

VCRC Raceway Director TJ Mcafoos said this was the largest races he’s seen during his time at the track.

He said it goes to show the impact Ferrebee made to everyone he met.

“We’ve got people here today Delaware, Florida, and all over the country,” Mcafoos said. ” “He was one of the great guys that brought everybody together and really made this hobby is what it is today.”

Mcafoos said the VCRV Raceway has plans to make this event an annual tradition.