47th Annual Banquet of Champions

St. Louis Indy 500 racer Robby McGehee and 2014 Lifetime Membership recipient "Butch" Welsch at the 47th Annual Banquet of Champions. © Don Figler Photo

St. Louis Indy 500 racer Robby McGehee and 2014 Lifetime Membership recipient “Butch” Welsch at the 47th Annual Banquet of Champions.
© Don Figler Photo

The 47th Annual Banquet of Champions, held January 18, celebrated the accomplishments of the St. Louis motorsports community in 2013.

In addition to honoring local champions, we presented eight annual awards.  Our most prestigious award, presented for long-term dedication to motorsports via the media and named for our founder, Dale Mueller, went to St. Louis Post-Dispatch sports reporter Ken Roberts.  We presented the Lifetime Membership Award to George “Butch” Welsch, a longtime dedicated supporter of the Fan Club and St. Louis Read more…