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 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,...