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Bandimere Speedway has a full schedule of 130 events held annually.
Automotive racetracks in Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico and western Kansas provide multiple opportunities for all motorsports fans, spectators and amateur racers to enjoy the sport of racing on asphalt and dirt from spring to fall throughout 2019.   COLORADO Bandimere Speedway, an NHRA-sanctioned...
MOUNTAIN REGION Urban Autocare has acquired a second location with the acquisition of Sundance Auto, one block west of 26th Avenue and Kipling Street in Lakewood, Colo. (the first is located on 17th Avenue and High Street in Denver). Both locations will service all makes and models and is owned by...
Todd Pease, first-place secondary Collision Technology, and Instructor Jim Porter of Warren Tech.
Colorado Springs, Colo.—Pikes Pike Community College was the stage for the 2019 Colorado SkillsUSA Contest in April where more than 40 automotive technology from six schools competed for first place in their disciplines and a ticket to the 55th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC...
Wholesale Parts Manager Eric Archuleta (left) and General Manager John Mathieson, pictured in the wholesale parts department, say the new store “gives us a leg up on service, parts and the Jeep brand.”
Aurora, Colo.—Larry H. Miller Dealerships has opened Larry H. Miller Colorado Jeep on the Havana Motor Mile in Aurora after undergoing a $4 million rebranding and complete reconstruction of its former LHM Colorado Chrysler Jeep dealership. “We were a Chrysler Jeep Fiat store just six months ago,...
Ben Grant stands beside a Toyota 4Runner Monster Truck he bought from the old Burt Toyota dealership in 2000 that he uses as a shop road sign and in local parades.
Morrison, Colo.—With more than $2 million in annual revenues churned out by six techs in 17 bays, Ben Grant’s mountain shop hums along with a 350 monthly car count and a recently raised labor rate of $125. “I raised the rate 10 percent at the first of the year in order to compensate for increased...
Erin Rummel’s young career continues to grow as she oversees collision/mechanical parts and service at the new Valley Mitsubishi in Longmont.
Longmont, Colo.—A longtime family-owned dealership group in northern Colorado has added another store to its quiver of manufacturers. Valley Mitsubishi, in Longmont, opened its doors four months ago adjacent to sister store Valley Nissan, where its parts and service department will be helmed by...
ASA-CO Chairman Brad Pellman and Campus President Kelly Moore present scholarships to Kyle Martin (left, center) and Kevin Gayton (right, center).
Members of ASA Colorado recently presented two $2,000 scholarships to two students at Lincoln Tech as part of its Summit program. Receiving scholarships were Kevin Gayton, Automotive Service Management, who has a 4.0 grade and 96.7 percent attendance, and Kyle Martin, Automotive Technology with...
CHARLOTTE (May 29, 2019) Maaco Collision Repair and Auto Painting, the leader in the $43 billion automotive paint and collision industry, is proud to announce that franchise owner Jeff Schultz has opened a new center at 2101 1st Street NW, in Albuquerque NM. This is the second Maaco center to open...
Students at Santa Ynez Valley Union High School in Santa Ynez, California, were excited to receive their Black Rock wheels from The Carlstar Group.
SEMA has partnered with five high school automotive tech programs across the country to customize five Jeep Wrangler TJs. The semester-long build program is in the second year of a pilot that aims to introduce auto-shop students to customization by providing hands-on learning experiences with...
Do you have what it takes to be a leader in the independent auto repair community? ASA is looking for you and needs your leadership, energy and support. Being a member of the ASA Colorado Board means you are shaping the future of ASA Colorado and the industry. The ASA Board of Directors sets the...

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Parts & People is published monthly by Automotive Counseling and Publishing Company, Inc., a Colorado corporation, P.O. Box 18731 Denver, CO 80203, 303-765-4664. President-Lance Buchner. Founded by Lance Buchner and Dave Lucia.