Steve Troxell

Steve Troxell was born in 1942 in Kansas City, Missouri. He began his racing career in 1963, driving a Solar chassis midget. He won his first main event in 1965 and his first Championship with the Rocky Mountain Midget Racing Association in 1966. He went on to win a...

Leonard Vahsoltz

Leonard Vahsholtz is the owner of Vahsholtz Racing, with his wife, Barb. Leonard raced for a record 32 years in the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb, with 18 class wins. In 1993, he won the Stock Car and Truck divisions, while setting course records and winning the...

Butch Hardman

Butch Hardman began his racing career in 1959, when he was involved with drag racing, as well as midgets and sprint cars, at various tracks. In 1966, he competed in his first Pikes Peak Hillclimb, driving a lengthened sprint car in the Champ Car division. He has since...

Ron Schleiger

Colorado native Ron Schleiger attended his first race a young age. In his own words, “My passion for auto racing started when I was six or seven years old. My dad took me to Speedway Park, a track, a north of Fort Collins, for the midget races. From the minute I saw...

Pete Brandenburg

Pete Brandenburg has been chosen to receive the 2015 Jerry Van Dyke Award, which is given in recognition of lifelong dedication to Colorado Motorsports by an individual. Pete began racing at Lakeside Speedway at age 21, and over the course of his racing career he was...