(06-17-2012 Dacono, CO) A beautiful Colorado Sunday afternoon and a packed grandstand at Colorado National Speedway was the setting for the Rocky's Autos MonsterFest Monster Truck show. Track owner Jim Nordhougan proved once again that the 3/8ths paved oval of CNS is the perfect venue for a Monster Truck event. On this Father's Day trucks such as Bounty Hunter, Razin' Kane, The Ice Cream Man, The Red Baron, Maverick Monster, Virginia Mountaineer, and the Shagman, entertained the fans. Also on hand was a motorcycle stunt show, Tuff Trucks, and the wild and crazy DEMO X.
10 great places for small-town NASCAR racing
NASCAR isn't just about enormous coliseums and mammoth crowds. Summer brings racing to more than 50 regional tracks (hometracks.nascar.com), where the atmosphere is small-town and family friendly. "These are local tracks, local fans and local competitors," says Dick Berggren, a NASCAR pit reporter for Fox, and executive editor of Speedway Illustrated magazine. "It's a different experience." Some speedways also host NASCAR regional series, letting crowds see up-and-coming stars. He shares some favorite tracks with Larry Bleiberg for USA TODAY.
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Colorado National Speedway Dacono, Colo.
Located north of Denver, the paved oval track is a NASCAR leader in social media, updating fans during races through its website and on Twitter. (Its handle: @cnsracing). "It's a very small racetrack with nicely banked turns, and it draws huge crowds," Berggren says. The track hosts the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West on July 28. 303-665-4173; coloradospeedway.com
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The weather forecast for Saturday May 12th is dismal. The National Weather service has predicted 50% chance of heavy showers and high temp's in the low 50's. Therefore we are canceling the events scheduled for 05-12-2012 hopefully this early notice will allow you to adjust your weekend plans accordingly.
Colorado National Speedway would like to wish all the mother's a joyous and relaxing Mother's Day!
We will see all of you on May 19th for Van's Equipment Night featuring the Late Models, Grand American Modifieds, Mod Coupes, and the Figure 8s!
Thank you - CNS Management
They fought for us, now let's fight for them!
Join Colorado National Speedway in honoring our heroes on Thursday June 21st at CNS for the first ever concert at the race track to benefit our heroes from the military. The Kory Brunson Band will entertain you as well as the Appleblossoms and Megan Redmond.
Help a hero, be a hero! Make a difference!
Concert proceeds are used to prevent homelessness in our veteran population.
Presale ticket prices start at $15.
#31 Rick Smith edges #12 Bruce Yackey by mere inches to win the feature event at CNS 04-28-2012 (Starr Photo)
(Dacono, CO - 04-28-2012) CNS late model veterans Rick Smith and Bruce Yackey put on an amazing display of racing as they crossed the finish line side by side in the Gillett Vet Late Model main event at Colorado National Speedway. When the dust settled it was Smith taking the hard fought win over Yackey in one of the more memorable events on the 3/8ths paved CNS oval.
- Celebration of life for JD
- Rain shortens Sunoco Race Fuel Night at CNS
- The passing of John "JD" Dixon
- CNS Food Policy for 2012
- New faces & cars at March 17th practice
- Oskar Blues Supports Local Colorado Racing Team
- CNS Celebrates 2011 Season
- 2011 Season Recap
- Challenge Cup XXXVII Driver Roster
- Challenge Cup XXXVII Lap Sponsors
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