Jim Willy

Jim Willy is credited with over two hundred main event victories as a car owner and fabricator in oval track racing over a thirty year career, with his cars winning multiple championships at Pikes Peak, Beacon Hill, and Colorado National Speedway.  His driving career...

Charles Wilson

Charles Wilson’s career had humble beginnings on the tacky dirt of Lawton Speedway in Oklahoma, where a part-time job at a machine shop opened the door to a lifelong love of racing. By the 1986 season, he won a track championship as a rookie in the Street Stock...

Jeff Walters

Jeff Walters’ career began in 1978 as he raced go-karts in Boulder and Longmont.  He graduated to full-sized race cars while competing in the Bomber/Pure Stock class–first at Lakeside Speedway, then at Colorado National Speedway in 1981.  As his career...

Rob Williams

Rob “Robby” Williams grew up on a farm in Keenesberg, Colorado, surrounded by mechanical devices and people who knew how to work on them. At age 12, his grandfather gave him a twin-engine go-kart; at age 14 he purchased a Harley Davidson Super 10 motorcycle, from...

Art Walsh 2010

The board selected veteran Pikes Peak International Hill Climb flagman, Art Walsh, to be the first recipient of the Jerry Van Dyke Memorial Award, recognizing outstanding contribution to motorsports by an...

John Witthar

John Witthar started building roll cages for race cars in the ‘60’s. He has been associated with Howe racing building chassis for both dirt and asphalt cars since 1979. Although he won over 100 main events in his career, he never won a championship but said many times...