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 Whitthar

John Whitthar 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...

Art Ward

Art Ward moved to Colorado from Oklahoma in 1958 at age 18. Soon after, he became a feared street racer behind the wheel of his two hot ‘57 Chevys. He and his friends would hang out at drive-ins looking for races. In 1959 Ward graduated from the streets to a track in...

Mark Williams

Mark Williams began a lifetime involvement with drag racing in the late 1950s owing and driving an Olds-powered ’34 Ford coupe. By 1960, he built and drove his first dragster primarily made out of old drive shafts. A trained machinist, Mark worked for John Bandimere,...

Windy Windholz

Windy Windholz was born in Kansas in 1923, the youngest of 15 children. In 1943, he was drafted into the Army Air Corp. and was sent to Aviation Mechanic School. One of Windy’s World II assignments was to work on a top secret aircraft later to become known as the B-29...

Don Wilson

Don Wilson started racing modifieds at Lakeside Speedway in 1955 and won seven modified championships on that oval. He was one of the few drivers that drove modifieds, midgets and late models at Lakeside Speedway. He finished in the top 10 in Rocky Mountain Midget...