These are the Events You Would Have Loved to Attend in Kalamazoo 40 Years Ago
Elvis Presley at Wings Stadium, Michigan Jam featuring Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band and door-to-door racing at Kalamazoo Speedway...1977 rocked in Kalamazoo.
Elvis Presley performed at Kalamazoo's Wings Stadium on April 26, 1977.
Martin Speedway, just North of Kalamazoo on US 131, was the site for Michigan Jam on July 2, 1977. Wolfman Jack was the MC and bands included Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band, Heart, Nazareth, Little River Band and Spirit.
The track was opened in 1950 and drivers have been chasing the checkered flag ever since.