Simonson Scores on Make-A-Wish Night at CNS

Saturday July 14th, 2018. Colorado National Speedway was the stomping ground for fast racing as it held the Make-A-Wish Colorado Celebration. We saw the Super Modifieds, The Great Scotts Eatery Super Stocks, The Sunoco Race Fuels Grand American Modified and The Gillett Vet Super Late Models. The First half of the day was run under the scorching sun with a hot slick track. However that didn’t stop the drivers from putting on some great door to door Dash racing. As…

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Robertson Electrifies on Noble Energy Night at CNS

(06-30-2018 Dacono, CO) The Noble Energy Energizing Independence night at CNS was the first of three Independence Day races at Colorado National Speedway and a full crowd witnessed some thrilling NASCAR racing as well as a fantastic fireworks display to kick-off the 4th of July celebrations. Darren Robertson put his new Gillett Vet Clinic Super Late Model in winner’s circle after passing Dominic Ursetta on a double file restart. Kyle Ray also used a double-file restart to get by Clint…

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Vecchiarelli Saves Best for Last Winning Tower’s Night Out

(06-02-2018, Dacono CO) On an absolutely gorgeous spring evening at Colorado National Speedway Eddie Vecchiarelli won the 50 lap SUNOCO Race Fuels Grand American Modified feature event by methodically moving up through the field as other drivers began to fade. There was controversy in the Elite V Legend Cars at the finish of the race and Adam Deines continued his mastery in the Mountain States Fire Protection Mod Coupes. SUNOCO Grand American Modifieds The premier division on Tower’s Night Out…

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Ursetta, Scott and Yackey Shine on Memorial Day Double Header

Two night’s of great racing action and a fireworks show each night highlighted the annual Memorial Day double-header at Colorado National Speedway. Thankfully Mother Nature took a step back and granted the crowd nice warm weather for both events. Night One. (May 26th 2018, Dacono CO) Night one of the Memorial Day double-header was the General Air Salute to Armed Forces Night featuring the Super Late Models, Grand American Modifieds, Super Stocks, Pure Stocks and Figure 8s. Gillett Vet Clinic…

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Mother’s Day Race goes to Mother Nature

Qualifying was almost complete when the first rain drops began to fall on the Candlewood Suites Mother’s Day Madness event at CNS. Chris Eggleston had set quick time out of a massive 34 car Legend car field with a time of 18.779 and Chris Cox in the #49 Super Stock was quickest with a 19.687. The Grand American Modifieds didn’t get to complete their qualifying and the Figure 8s and Bandoleros didn’t have a chance to complete any events before the…

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Scott takes 50 Lapper, Wilson, Messerli, and McKeachie also Win

Saturday April 28th Colorado National Speedway held the AutoNation Drive Pink Dacono Night. The Snap-On Tools Pro Trucks took the headline event with a 50 lap A-Main event and Michael Scott Dominated as the rest of field battled hard to the checkered flag. The Sunoco Race Fuel Grand American Modified ran a action packed 30 lap main which saw a first time Colorado National Speedway winner Charlie Wilson. The Great Scott’s Eatery Super Stocks ran a nail biting A-Main event…

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Makayla Grote CNS driver

Statement Concerning Makayla Grote

On Saturday, November 18th, 2017 the Colorado National Speedway racing family lost one of its brightest young stars. Driver Makayla Grote, just 20 years old, was known to all at the Speedway where she practically grew up turning wrenches and grinding fenders with elite racers from around the country. Makayla discovered her passion for racing while competing in Go Karts at a very young age, but truly began to blossom in her sport when she entered the Pure Stock Division…

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2017 CNS Racing Recap

Fifty two seasons of short track racing have now come and gone at the Colorado National Speedway oval in Dacono CO. This past season at CNS saw some drivers capture their first championships while others returned after a long absence. There were also several special events that thrilled fans in 2017 such as the annual Monster Truck show on Father’s day which packed the stands on a gorgeous Colorado afternoon. The NASCAR K&N Pro Series West made an early June…

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Peltier Shines In Challenge Cup XLIII

(10-07-2017 Dacono, CO) An absolute gorgeous Colorado fall evening was the setting for the 43rd Challenge Cup at Colorado National Speedway. The race has developed into a fan favorite especially with the addition of the annual trick-or-treat session for the kids with the drivers in the infield prior to the start of the race. It would take 100 laps of action to crown this year’s Challenge Cup winner and North Carolina transplant Preston Peltier in the #48 Super Late Model…

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Yackey, Vecchiarelli, Phelps, and Wall all Champions at CNS

(09-30-2017 Dacono CO) On a crisp fall evening at Colorado National Speedway Brian Yackey completed a magical season in the Quaker Steak and Lube Late Models by winning the 2017 CNS track championship as well as the rookie of the year award. Brian added an exclamation point to his season by winning both feature events on the final night of racing. Ed Vecchiarelli won the Grand American Modified championship over his son Eddie and Natalie Phelps narrowly edged out Tyler…

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