Russell “Doc” Simpson

Russell “Doc” Simpson grew up in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania. His love affair with racing began at a very young age, as both his father, RG and his uncle, Ronald were involved in racing. As a matter of fact, Ronald became the first black mechanic to work at the...

Butch Speicher

Butch Speicher was born in 1942. Growing up near old Lakeside Speedway in north Denver, Butch grew to love racing. In 1966, he built a ’55 Chevy stock car and began his racing career. His “lucky red” race car, #73, changed often through the years as his natural talent...

Dave Strickland, Jr.

Dave Strickland Jr., also known as “Kid Strickland” until he won his first championship, started racing Midgets on May 21, 1977. His career lasted through 2004. He is the son of USAC Midget star, three-time Rocky Mountain Midget Racing Association Champion and 2004...

Mike Troxel

Born in Wichita, Kansas in 1948, Mike Troxel got his first taste of success on the track as a youngster racing go-carts. In his early 20’s, he rebuilt the small block “fuelie” out of his 64′ Corvette in the basement. His dad wasn’t sure which was the bigger challenge;...