2022 Michael Lippencott

Michael Lippencott’s 45 year involvement with southern Colorado drag and oval track racing included accomplishments as a driver, track manager, and racing photographer and has led to his receiving a Colorado Motorsports Hall of Fame Jerry Van Dyke Award.

Mike Leary 2021

Mike Leary grew with racing in his blood, as his dad was the owner of a racing team that competed on a small Illinois track.  After moving to Colorado, Mike was a spectator at Englewood Speedway until he got behind the wheel of a Sportsman car in 1979.  He competed at...

Bob Land 2017

In addition to a 52 years of continuous competition as a driver in the Colorado Auto Racing Club, Bob Land’s racing career has consisted of fielding cars for other competitors, serving multiple years as club president and member of the CARC board of directors, and...

Buddy Lazier

Robert Buddy Lazier was born on October 31, 1967 in Vail. He is the son of Bob Lazier, two-time Indianapolis 500 starter and 2005 Colorado Motorsports Hall of Fame inductee. As a youngster, Buddy was a national-level ski racer from 1972-1987 in slalom and downhill...

Jimmy LaManna, Sr.

Jimmy LaManna, Sr. was born in Denver in 1932. He attended Cathedral High School. His love affair with racing began at 45th and Pecos in North Denver. There, he lived around the corner from Ralph Icovetta. Ralph had a roadsters race shop there, and Jimmy stated...

Ron Leslie

Ron was born into a family that was already into high performance vehicles. So it was only natural to follow the lead. As early as six months old, he was in the grandstands at Merchants Park and later Lakeside Speedway. With his father, Roy Leslie, having won two...