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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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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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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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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Brian Yackey Wins Two in a Row on Galitz Transportation Night at CNS

(07-08-2017, Dacono CO) It was a night of firsts at Colorado National Speedway on Galitz Transportation You Call We Haul Night as Adam Deines jumped in the number 3 Mod Coupe for the very first time and won the feature event leading all 20 laps. Tyler Mander from Evans Colorado won his first ever Pure Stock feature as he made a white flag lap pass on Thornton’s Sam Messerli. Brian Yackey won his second straight feature event in the Quaker…

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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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Robertson, Eggleston, & Brian Yackey Victorious on Gilpin Casino Night

(06-17-2017, Dacono CO) Hot off his thrilling NAPA/Toyota 150 NASCAR Pro Series West win Chris Eggleston followed up with a dramatic win in the Super Late Models and in the Legend Cars. It was the Gilpin Casino Father’s Day NASCAR Knockout and there was not one but two Gillett Vet Clinic Super Late Model feature events on a overcast night at Colorado National Speedway. Darren Robertson won the other Super Late Model feature in commanding fashion and added to his…

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Vechiarelli, Wall, and Eggleston Win Memorial Day Races

(05-27&28-2017 Dacono CO) The Memorial Day double header at CNS was hampered by weather and a power outage but some great racing and incredible fireworks highlighted each evening. In Saturday’s Colorado Lottery Salutes Our Veterans Night Eddie Vecchiarelli made a daring last corner pass on Clint Schubert to win by inches in the SUNOCO Fuels Grand American Modifieds. Chris Eggleston and Kyle Clegg thrilled the crowd in the Legends division and Jereme Wall swept the Chick-Fil-A Figure 8 division on…

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Darren Robertson Unstoppable on O’Reilly Auto Parts Night at CNS

(04-15-2017 Dacono, CO) Westminster’s Darren Robertson entered the 2017 first race with an all-new car and paint scheme and sent a notice to the rest of the Super Late Model teams that he will be a force in 2017. Robertson was unstoppable in every groove on the track and powered his way to the front to take the first win of the year in dramatic fashion. Chris Cox and Natalie Phelps were victorious in the Super Stocks and Pure Stocks….

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