Todd Senneker, the 2001 Berlin Raceway Sportsman Rookie of the Year, died in a snowmobile accident on Friday, February 1. He was killed when his snowmobile ran off a trail and struck a tree at about 8:30 p.m. in Luce County's McMillan Township in the eastern Upper Peninsula, state police said.

The 20-year old was a 1999 graduate of Wayland Union High School. He graduated in the top 10 in his class and was attending Grand Rapids Community College, working toward a degree in engineering.

Todd was the youngest driver in a family rich with racing tradition. His brother, 22-year-old Terry Jr., was the 2001 Berlin Raceway Late Model Rookie of the Year. Todd's father, Terry Sr., was also a successful driver, as was his uncle, Bob Senneker, the winningest driver in ASA (American Speed Association) history. Todd captured his first and only Sportsman victory on July 7, 2001.

"The entire Berlin Raceway community will miss Todd. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Senneker family."

Visitation will be at the Archer, Hampel, and Kubiak Funeral Home, Dorr Chapel, 4330 18th Street, Dorr, MI 49323, on Monday, Feb. 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. and Tuesday, Feb. 5, from 1 to 3 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m.

The funeral will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 11 a.m. at Moline Baptist Church, 4428 Chappell, Moline, MI 49335. extends its condolences to the Senneker family, the friends and fans of Todd Senneker

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