2020 Vintage Drag Racing Association

The 2020 recipient of the J. C. Agajanian Award, given in recognition of contributions to Colorado Motorsports made by an organization, is the Vintage Drag Racing Association.  The VDRA is a group of men and women who have preserved the early days of drag racing by...

2019 The Vickery Family

The Vickery family is this year’s recipient of the J.C. Agajanian Award, which is given in recognition of contributions to Colorado motorsports by a group or organization. Several family generations of the Vickery Racing Team have been involved in participating,...

Tom Vanswearingen 2018

Tom Vanswearingen received a 2018 Jerry Van Dyke Award for contributions made to Colorado Motorsports during his 50 years of involvement in racing as an event announcer, pit steward, and race official for numerous organizations and race tracks.Tom was the announcer...

Leonard Vahsholtz

Leonard Vahsholtz is the owner of Vahsholtz Racing, with his wife, Barb. Leonard raced for a record 32 years in the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb, with 18 class wins. In 1993, he won the Stock Car and Truck divisions, while setting course records and winning the...

Jerry Van Dyke

Jerry Van Dyke was born in Denver, Colorado, in 1934 and never lived anywhere else. His uncle took him to a midget race at Lakeside Speedway in 1946, and he was hooked on racing. His hero became Johnny Tolan. He sat in the bleachers on the south east side of the track...