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...

Roy Bowe

Roy Bowe was born in Denver in1916. During his racing career, he was unquestionably one the best drivers ever to come from Colorado. He won 64 main events running in Rocky Mountain Midget Racing Association and won the RMMRA Championship in 1948 and 1949. In addition,...

George Butland

George Butland actually started running demolition derbies at Lakeside Speedway in the early ‘50’s and went from there to late model racing at Lakeside and Englewood Speedways. He was born in China and learned to speak Chinese better than most locals. Returning from...

Allen Batt

Allen Batt started racing in 1962 and drove a variety of race cars until 1988. He pitted for Hall of Fame member Larry Dechant and bought his first race car from Hall of Famer Wayne Stallsworth. He ran late models at Lakeside Speedway and Englewood Speedway from 1962...

Leroy Byers

Born in Oklahoma, Leroy Byers’ love for racing began when he attended a sprint car race at the Oklahoma State fair. Moving to Aurora, he struck up acquaintances with several of the midget drivers, climbing over the track fences into the pits on several occasions due...

Ade Butler

Ade Butler graduated from North High School, where he competed in both basketball and baseball. He witnessed his first midget race in 1937 at Merchants Park, and then began working on midget race cars in 1937 for owner/driver Burton Spickler. He served as a gunner and...