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...

Gray Brumfield 2016

The recipient of the 2016 Jerry Van Dyke Award, which is given as recognition for contributions to Colorado Motorsports by an individual, is Gray Brumfield for his decades-long commitment to supporting Sports Car Club of America events and operations.  Gray began his...

Pete Brandenburg 2015

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,...

Jim Beckley

Jim Beckley was born and grew up in Englewood, Colorado. Near his boyhood home, the Malloy’s had a shop where they worked on and built stock cars. While in junior high, Jim started hanging around the garage. Jim drove his first racecar, a modified stock, at Englewood...