Induction Class of 2020

2020 Darrell Mayabb

Darrell Mayabb has built an extraordinary career as one of the country’s most accomplished automotive artists and illustrators.  He has created artwork that has been featured in nearly every major automotive and racing magazine over several decades of work, as has...

2020 Mike Leary

After a long and successful career in asphalt and dirt oval track racing, Mike Leary opened Leary Racing products, serving the racing community with parts and materials essential for on-track success.  In addition to his racing business ventures, Mike has served as...

2020 Vintage Drag Racing Association

The 2020 recipient of the J. C. Agajanian Award, given in recognition of contributions to Colorado Motorsports made by an organization, is the Vintage Drag Racing Association.  The VDRA is a group of men and women who have preserved the early days of drag racing by...

Terry Boyle

Terry Boyle’s racing resume includes a brief stint in Drag Racing, followed by competition in Late Model and Figure-Eight racing at Englewood Speedway and southern Colorado tracks.  He earned two Figure-Eight division Englewood Racing Association championships and one...

Sammy Gallo

Sammy Gallo’s racing career began on tracks at Merchant’s Park in Denver, Greeley Speedway, and Englewood Speedway, where he became an early track champion.  He helped track owner Ben Krasner form the racing program at Lakeside Speedway, where he scored another track...

John Rostek

John Rostek raced his way to five series championships with the Intermountain Racing Association, racing at tracks in Fort Collins, Cheyenne, Longmont, and Greeley in the early to mid 1950’s. He also won four Stock Car championships at Pikes Peak Speedway in Colorado...

John C. Perry

John C. Perry’s remarkable Air Racing career includes four Reno Unlimited Gold Championships and two Phoenix Gold Championships earned over thirty seven years of dedication to his sport.  Flying a Grumman Bearcat under the “Rare Bear” Racing Team colors, John set...

Joe Mullins

Joe Mullins won several track and season championships in go-kart racing before moving to oval track competition in Super Stock and Modified divisions at tracks across Colorado and surrounding states.  He drove his way to three season championships in Super Stock...

Jim Cole

Jim Cole’s Motorcycle racing career has spanned over thirty years, and he has excelled in Motocross, Road Racing, Ice Racing, and Flat Track competition.  He holds multiple State Championships in Flat Track and Ice Racing...

Henry Rogers

Henry Rogers competed in multiple oval track divisions at several Colorado tracks in a 20+ year racing career.  Always a fan favorite at Colorado National Speedway, Henry recorded multiple top-three season point finishes in Super Stock and Grand American Modified...

Dave Capriotti

Dave Capriotti has been an engine builder for competitors in the widest array of racing formats imaginable.  His engines have been in the winner’s circle in NHRA, NASCAR Tour, SCCA, and Land Speed record events on local, regional, and national levels.  Drivers with...

Danny Thompson

Danny Thompson made motorsports history and fulfilled a lifelong dream when he shattered the world land speed record for piston-powered, wheel-driven vehicles with a two-way average of 448 miles per hour on the Bonneville Salt Flats in 2018.  What made his...

Jim Willy

Jim Willy is credited with over two hundred main event victories as a car owner and fabricator in oval track racing over a thirty year career, with his cars winning multiple championships at Pikes Peak, Beacon Hill, and Colorado National Speedway.  His driving career...

Bill Ostoff

Bill Ostoff has enjoyed a motorcycle racing career that has spanned more than fifty years, with major accomplishments that have included winning multiple championships in 250cc Motocross competition, as well as major Hillclimb event victories at Pikes Peak. He was...