Rick Smith

Rick Smith was born into a racing family, and spent much time in his early years traveling with his family to tracks around Western Nebraska & Eastern Wyoming. His dad and uncle were racers, as was his Grampa, who built a race track outside of Gering, Nebraska...

Butch Salter

Butch Salter’s “affair with the Automobile” began while he was in high school and he removed the top from his first car, a 1928 Ford, to make it a roadster. It became his first race car, powered by a four cylinder engine. In the quest for speed, he built a dragster...

Randy Schranz

Randy Schranz has watched or participated in every Pikes Peak Hill climb since moving to Colorado in 1959. He beganhis racing career in 1967, competing in the Rainbow Falls ice races in a 1955 Jeep pickup and drag racing through the late 1960’s at Continental Divide...

Gaylord Smith

Gay Smith is recognized for his competitive accomplishments in Hill Climb racing in Colorado, Wyoming, and New Mexico, most notably while racing and winning championships in several divisions at Pikes Peak.  He was also highly involved with Championship Auto Racing...

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...