Kelly Boen

Kelly Boen was born in 1963 in North Dakota. In 1967, his parents, Harlan and Sharrell, moved their family to Colorado. Kelly’s dad soon began racing Figure-8s at Englewood Speedway. While his dad competed, Kelly made friends at the track, pitted for buddies and...

Mickey “Beck” Bechtelheimer 2017

    For over 50 years, Beck Bechtelheimer has served the racing community with distinction as an announcer for races that have been held at nearly every track in the southern Colorado region.  After his start at Pikes Peak Speedway in the 1960’s, he was the starting...

Sid Blandford

Sid Blandford began his racing career in 1954 as Midget division driver at Lakeside and Englewood Speedways.  After a 20 year hiatus that began in 1960 to form and operate a successful excavating business, he returned to racing by forming an equally successful sprint...

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...

Mike Bonicelli

Mike Bonicelli began racing at age 18, when he built a drag car and raced it locally in Colorado. However, his dream was to race ovals, so before his 20th birthday he switched to local stock car racing. Mike began racing at Pikes Peak Speedway in 1971 and was very...

Richard Burton

After spending many years attending races at Englewood Speedway and Lakeside Speedway, Richard Burton’s racing career began in figure eight and demolition derby racing when he built his first cars in 1969. In addition to winning many demo derbies in his early years,...