Jack Richards

Jack Richards was born in Denver on August 8, 1921. After graduating from high school in 1939, he moved to Los Angeles, California, where he got a job at McDonnell Douglas installing instruments in DC-3’s. There he purchased a ’29 Model A body and frame and a ’31... read more

Sam Rodriguez

Sam Rodriguez was born in Hayden, Colo., in 1933. Following his release from active duty in the Marines, he attended Denver University. He attended his first midget race at Lakeside Speedway in 1947. Sam purchased his first race car, a V8-60, from Dick Kendrick, in... read more

Vern and Brian Raymer

Known as Raymer & Company, the father and son duo of Vern and Brian Raymer will go down in history as one of the most successful drag racing operations in Colorado. With Vern serving as owner, head mechanic and crew chief, and Brian as the driver, Raymer &... read more

Bill Rice

Born in Clarks, Nebraska, Bill Rice built his first car, a 1944 coup, which he raced in Grand Island, Nebraska and Julesburg, Colorado. In 1965, he teamed up with Pete Dudden to field a Mark Williams front engine AA fuel dragster with a Ron Bement body and a... read more

Randy Roberts

Randy Roberts began racing in 1975 driving stock cars for three years before starting a 22 year Midget racing career. He won 86 feature races sanctioned by the Rocky Mountain Midget Racing Association and won nine RMMRA championships. He also won four Colorado Sprint... read more

Al Rogers

Born in 1909, Rogers drove his first race in 1934 in a stock car. He competed in his first Pikes Peak Hill Climb in 1936. He first win at Pikes Peak was in 1940 and he also won the Lands End road race that year. He won the Pikes Peak Hill Climb four times in a row... read more