Derek Thorn and Teammates Sweep Top 3 in the NAPA 175

(06-09-2018, Dacono CO) On a very warm Colorado evening the Colorado National Speedway fans were treated to the annual appearance of the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West cars in the NAPA Auto Parts 175. The race featured several lead changes and plenty of drama thrilling the large CNS crowd. The Snap-On Tools Pro Trucks and the Great Scott’s Eatery Super Stocks also ran feature events on the night. NASCAR K&N Pro Series West A raucous CNS crowd cheered the drivers…

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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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Pure Stocks are welcome to run with Super Stocks

If you are registered in the Pure Stock division and would like to get some extra seat time at Colorado National Speedway you are invited to race in the Super Stock division. Pure Stock cars will need to be registered (at no cost) as a Super Stock if you plan to run in both divisions. Pure Stocks will need to add a “ps” to their number in the Super Stock division. You can choose to leave your Pure Stock as-is…

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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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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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Super Stocks Steal the Show on Make-A-Wish Night

(09-09-2017 Dacono, CO) The Make-A-Wish Colorado Celebration race at Colorado National Speedway was the final race before the three championship nights round out September. The Late Models, Grand American Modifieds, and Figure 8s were won by points leaders Brian Yackey, Ed Vecchiarelli and Jereme Wall. But in the Super Stocks rookie driver Jonathan Lindberg grabbed his first win after an epic battle with race favorite Chris Cox. The Super Stock feature was the highlight of the night and had the…

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