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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Eggleston Draws First Blood in 2018

(May 5th 2018, Dacono CO) On a gorgeous spring night at Colorado National Speedway fans settled in for the IECRM Energizing the Rockies night featuring the Gillett Vet Clinic Super Late Models, Mountain States Fire Protection Mod Coupes, the Supermodifieds, and the Witthar Racing Trains. A huge field of Super Late Models was on hand for their first race of 2018 and it was Erie Colorado’s own Chris Eggleston who led every lap and found himself in winner’s circle when…

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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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Darren Robertson Crowned 2017 Super Late Model Champion

(09-23-2017 Dacono, CO) Gillett Vet Clinic Championship night at CNS was claimed by Mother Nature but champions were still crowned in the Super Late Models, Super Stocks, Mod Coupes, and Trains. The track has a long standing policy of not rescheduling points races so that drivers, and their families can plan their vacations and family functions without affecting the outcome of the championship. Therefore no points races on championship night will be rescheduled. However, CNS has added some non-points races…

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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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Breathtaking Finishes Highlight Colorado Christian University Night at CNS

(08-12-2017 Dacono, CO) The Colorado Christian University Faster Pastor Night at Colorado National Speedway proved to be one of the most entertaining night’s of racing in a long time. Close racing action and late race passes seemed to be the theme of the evening. Darren Robertson made a late race pass on Justin Simonson to win the Gillett Vet Clinic Super Late Models and Eddie Vecchiarelli came from the back of the field twice to pass his father Ed Sr….

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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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Eggleston Uses High Groove to Win Third of 2017

(07-15-2017 Dacono, CO) Colorado National Speedway fans were treated to one of the best Super Late Model races in recent memory on Whelen Engineering Lights it Up night. Chris Eggleston made a dramatic late race move to the front using the high groove to take home his third win of the year. In the Grand American Modifieds Ed Vecchiarelli was victorious while Ricky Otts from Texas dominated the Supermodified division. Gillet Vet Clinic Super Late Models In one of the…

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