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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High Drama in the Pro Truck Division on Championship Night

(09-16-2017 Dacono CO) On a somewhat chilly late summer evening at Colorado National Speedway the Snap-On Tools Pro Truck division settled their championship by running a 30 and 40 lap feature event. While the first feature was incident free the second feature had enough drama and action to give the fans more than their monies worth. The Super modifieds also crowned their champ and the Legend cars put on a another fantastic show with a huge field of cars. Snap-On…

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Robertson Lights Up Noble Energy Night at CNS

(09-02-2017 Dacono, CO) Noble Energy Energizing the World Night at CNS featured some dramatic racing as well as a fantastic fireworks display to kick off the Labor Day Holiday weekend. Roger “the ice-man” Avants made an emotional return to action after a long layoff for an early season Super Late Model crash. The biggest winner of the night was young Darren Robertson of Westminster who won the 100 lap Gillett Vet Clinic Super Late Model feature coming from the back…

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Jason Conn Wins King of the Wing Sprint Cars at CNS

(08-19-2017 Dacono CO) A packed house at Colorado National Speedway were treated to an exciting night of Open Wheel racing as the Royal Purple King of the Wing Sprint Cars made their first appearance in Colorado. Jason Conn from Prince George British Columbia dominated the sprint car field taking the lead on lap four and leading the remainder of the race. In the Grand American Modifieds Chad Guilford picked up his first win while Adam Deines took his third straight…

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Pro Trucks Points Tied After Van’s Equipment Night

(08-05-2017 Dacono CO) On what started out as a nice Colorado summer evening quickly turned into a torrential downpour and a dangerous lightning storm. After 7 of the 11 races were complete the race night was cut-short for the safety of the fans, crews, and CNS employees. However there were some great races run prior to the storm most notably the Pure Stock fast dash where #7 David Robinson just barely held off the charging Natalie Phelps in the #98…

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Eggleston and Peltier Thrill in the 100 Lap Super Late Model Feature

(07-29-2017 Dacono, CO) Erie’s own Chris Eggleston and North Carolina transplant Preston Peltier thrilled the CNS fans with a fierce battle for the win in the Lincoln Tech Careers that Build America 100 lap feature event. Eggleston captured the Gillett Vet Clinic Super Late Model win by using lapped traffic to perfection in the late stages of the race to get by Peltier. Adam Deines won his second straight Galitz Trucking Mod Coupe feature while Kyle Clegg swept the night’s events…

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Cheyenne’s Michael Scott Tops the Pro Trucks at CNS

(07-22-2017 Dacono, CO) Michael Scott from Cheyenne Wyoming used the high groove to make a late race pass on Curtis Heldenbrand from Arvada to win his second Snap-On Tools Pro Truck feature of 2017 at Colorado National Speedway. In the Quaker Steak and Lube Late Models division Greeley Colorado’s Brian Yackey was victorious while Westminster’s Kyle Clegg won a caution free and action-packed Legend Car feature. Jereme Wall from Commerce City once again ended up in winner’s circle in the…

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Hansen Finally Breaks through during the Famous Dave’s BBQ Special

(07-02-2017 Dacono, CO) The 2nd night of the Independence Day double-header at Colorado National Speedway featured a warm summer night of racing and fireworks for the fans on a Sunday evening. Chris Eggleston won the first of two Super Late Model feature events and Jace Hansen got the monkey off his back by winning the second Super Late Model feature. In the Super Stocks Jonathan Lindberg won his first ever Super Stock feature at CNS and Kyle Clegg dominated the…

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Lynch, Deines, Yackey, Vanderwal Take Night One of Independence Day Double-Header

(07-01-2017 Dacono, CO) A hot summer night at Colorado National Speedway was the setting for the Great Scott’s Eatery All American Race which was the first night of the Independence Day double-header at the track. The packed house at CNS was treated to a fantastic night of racing as well as a extended and explosive fireworks display. Double-feature events were on tap for both the Snap-On Tools Pro Trucks as well as the Quaker Steak and Lube Late Models. Also…

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