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Advance Auto Parts Speed Perks Rewards Night A Frenzy Of Excitement At CNS

Chaos was the name of the game at Colorado National Speedway on July 30th, 2022, with a fantastic show presented by our friends at Advance Auto Parts. Great car counts across all divisions and a riveting, affordable show made for a great Saturday night at the speedway. During intermission, Advance Auto Parts donated 200 miniature checkered flags to our young fans, accumulating the largest autograph line in over five years at the speedway and giving them the chance to interact with the winning drivers. After enjoying a night of great racing and tasty affordable concessions, fans couldn’t wait to get into the pits free of charge to get up close and personal with the racing teams, drivers, and race cars for an unforgettable experience.

Galitz Transportation Late Models
Feature 1 – 20 Laps
The No. 6 of Tommy Roe and the No. 24 of Eric Bowers took the green flag for the first of two feature LM races from the front row. Bowers in the No. 24 machine got ahead of Roe’s No. 6 early as the pack strung out single file behind him. The No. 8 of Dan Alamaa began to put pressure on the No. 6 of Roe for the second position, holding each other up and allowing Bowers’ No. 24 to get away with the race lead. Alamaa’s No. 8 eventually got around Roe to take second place. With just seven laps left, the No. 88 of Brad Skufca spun out on the backstretch, but was able to gather it back up and keep going while Roe in the No. 6 advanced back into second place and went after Bowers’ No. 24. Roe threw his No. 6 to the high side, going wide and eventually making the pass on Bowers’ No. 24. With four laps to go, the No. 17X of Mariah Boudrieau spun out in Turn 2, setting the stage for a three-lap shootout to the checkered flag. When the green flag waved, Roe’s No. 6 and Bowers’ No. 24 fought side-by-side for the race lead, and Roe was able to get a good run on the high side to assume the position. Bowers tried as he might, but once Roe got around him, he couldn’t make it stick, and Roe guided the No. 6 machine to victory for the first LM feature win. This is Tommy Roe’s first win in the Late Model division since 2011 when the division was then called the Sportsman.
Tommy Roe Wins Late Model Race at CNS 7-30-22

Feature 2 – 30 Laps

Thirty laps stood between the field and the checkered flag for the second of two LM feature races. The No. 98 of Lee Kemmit was sent to the second row after a penalty at the start of the race, which put the No. 48 of Mikey Blackard and the No. 8 of Alamaa on the front row for the start. Alamaa’s No. 8 checked out with the lead early, pulling away from the rest of the field. The No. 31 of Rick Smith came to life eight laps in, getting around Kemmit’s No. 98 for second place. Then, on lap 8 the No. 48 of Blackard pounded the wall in Turn 1, resulting in a caution. Blackard, somehow was able to drive away. He headed straight to the pits to the attention of his crew and returned to competition. On the restart, Alamaa’s No. 8 leaped out front again, chased by the No. 31 of Smith, but the No. 15 of Michael Hannah suddenly entered the battle at the front of the field. He got around Smith’s No. 31 for second place and set his signs on Alamaa’s No. 8 machine for the race lead. A caution flag bunched the field up again, allowing Hannah’s No. 15 to start next to Alamaa’s No. 8. Hannah guided his No. 15 ahead of Alamaa’s No. 8 after the restart, and he didn’t look back. Hannah’s No. 15 was crowned the winner of the second LM feature race.
Mike Hannah wins Late Model Feature #2 at CNS 7-30-22

Feature 1: No. 6, Tommy Roe

Feature 2: No. 15, Michael Hannah
Quick Time: No. 31, Rick Smith 17.470

Sunoco Race Fuel Grand American Modifieds
Feature – 30 Laps
The No. 51 of Kyle Clegg led the field of GAMs to green for their feature event, with the No. 89 of Jacob Smith on his tail. Clegg’s No. 51 found a comfortable lead over Smith’s No. 89 as the field strung out single-file and settled in behind him. Then, just nine laps in, the No. 6 of Scotty Scott found his way around the No. 89 of Smith, taking over second place. Scott then locked onto Clegg and began to chip away at his lead slowly. A caution waved with eight laps left in the otherwise clean race, bunching up the field once again. Nothing would stand in Clegg’s way as he guided the No. 51 back to the front, putting a healthy distance between himself and the No. 6 of Scott on his way to the checkered flag. In iconic Kyle Clegg fashion, he climbed the catch fence to celebrate his win.
Kyle Clegg wins GAM feature at CNS 7-30-22

Feature: No. 51, Kyle Clegg

Dash: No. 24, Nathan Gasser
Fast Dash: No. 51, Kyle Clegg
Quick Time: No. 6, Scotty Scott 17.130

Rock N Roll Brewery Pure Stocks
Feature 1 – 20 Laps
The No. 8 of Isaac Almaswari and the No. 34 of Ronald Johnson started on the front row for the first PS feature race. Johnson’s No. 34 checked out with the lead, but eight laps in, he found himself behind the No. OH7 of Dave Wheeler. Halfway through the race, the No. 38 of Colton Green spun in front of the leaders, but they were able to avoid him as a caution was thrown on the speedway. The restart put Johnson’s No. 34 and Wheeler’s No. OH7 up front, and Wheeler didn’t waste any time pushing the No. OH7 into the race lead. Meanwhile, Johnson’s No. 34 came under fire of Mahkrysta Hilton’s No. OH6 for second place but held onto it. The No. OH6 slipped back and fought the No. 8 of Almaswari for third place, while Johnson’s No. 34 tried to cut the distance on Wheeler’s No. OH7. He couldn’t make it stick, though, and Wheeler’s No. OH7 captured the first PS feature victory.
Dave Wheeler #OH7 wins Pure Stock Feature #1 CNS 7-30-22

Feature 2 – 30 Laps

The No. 15 of Brendan Knowles and the No. 8 of Almaswari started on the front row and fought side-by-side for the lead on the first lap. Their battle was cut short, though, as a four-car incident unfolded in Turn 2, causing a caution with just one lap finished. On the restart, Almaswari’s No. 8 once again fought hard against Knowles’ No. 15, but Knowles got away with the lead. Then, the No. OH6 of Hilton entered the battle as she looked low to try to advance her position. She got around Almaswari for the second position but spun out in Turn 4 before she could eat into Knowles’ lead. Hilton gathered the No. OH6 back up, though, and set out again after losing several positions.
The familiar No. OH7 of Wheeler entered the battle for the race lead, putting pressure on the No. 15 of Knowles and getting around him despite lapped traffic. A caution waved with 13 laps left on the board, putting the No. OH7 of Wheeler and the No. 15 of Knowles together on the front row for the restart. Meanwhile, Hilton’s No. OH6 went around again, causing a lengthy caution. On the restart, Wheeler’s No. OH7 got out front, but found himself chased by the No. 8 of Almaswari. The No. 38 of Green held up the No. OH7 of Wheeler, allowing Almaswari’s No. 8 to take command of the race, but was able to make the pass again. Then, the No. OH7 suffered a spinout in Turn 3, handing the lead once again to Almaswari’s No. 8. Almaswari kept his No. 8 race car clean until the end and took home the trophy for the second Pure Stock feature race. This is Isaac Almaswari’s first ever Pure Stock win.
Isaac Almaswari Pure Stock Win at CNS 7-30-22

Feature 1: No. OH7, Dave Wheeler

Feature 2: No. 8, Isaac Almaswari
Quick Time: No. OH7, Dave Wheeler 19.890

Elite Diesel Service Figure 8s
Feature – 20 Laps
Sam Fraus’s No. 74 and Michael Kephart’s No. 64 led the field to green through The X, and the two race cars slammed each other and spun, allowing the No. 51 of Chad Sutherland to take control of the race. The field raced two- and three-wide throughout the track, and Sutherland found himself in the middle of three as the No. 18 of Dennis Stepanich III and the No. 15 of Jereme Wall tried to make the pass for the race lead. A caution for a cone on the racing surfaced slowed the race, but Sutherland’s No. 51 assumed command once more on the restart. However, his stint at the front was short-lived, as he was contacted by the No. 52 Jared Wall and buried the nose of his race car into the wall at the entrance of Pit Road, causing another caution. The No. D67 of Keith Swenson was sent to the rear of the field after his involvement in the incident.
Jereme Wall’s No. 15 took the lead on the restart, followed by the No. 92C of Chris Cox. Jereme stretched out the lead, dodging slower cars through The X, while Travis Sanders’ No. 08 assumed the second position and narrowly avoided contact through the crossroads. Then, with four laps left, the No. 17 of Harry Livermore Jr. struck the No. 64 of Michael Kephart, strewing debris through Turn 4 and causing a lengthy caution. The restart saw the No. 3 of Joe Prante and the No. 38 of Cassidy Creekmore tangle in Turn 1 heading through The X, causing yet another yellow flag. As the race neared its time limit, it was brought down to a green-white-checkered finish. The field stacked up on the restart, but the drivers were able to keep it together and kept rolling. The No. 15 of Jereme Wall showed the way through The X and took home the victory after an eventful F8 feature race.
Jereme Wall wins Figure 8 at CNS 7-30-22

Feature: No. 15, Jereme Wall

Dash: No. D67, Keith Swenson


Late Model Feature #1 - 20 Laps

  1. 6 Tommy Roe - Thornton

  2. 24 Eric Bowers - CO Springs

  3. 8 Dan Alamaa - CO Springs

  4. 31 Rick Smith - Gering, NE

  5. 51 Eric Meisner - Brighton

  6. 48 Mikey Blackard - Hays, KS

  7. 94 Kyle Morse - Peyton

  8. 98 Lee Kemmit - Brighton

  9. 15 Michael Hannah - Centennial

  10. 58 Bryce Weinmaster - Brighton

  11. 40 Brandon Newey - Broomfield

  12. A51 Matthew Hill (R)

  13. 17X Mariah Boudrieau - CO Springs

  14. 1NE Troy Witthar - Arvada

  15. 30 Jeremiah Hill - Walsenburg

  16. 60 - Rick Duckworth - Arvada

  17. 88 Brad Skufka - Greeley

  18. 17 Paul Deines - Hudson DNS 116 Mark Willy - CO Springs

Late Model Feature #2 - 30 Laps

  1. 15 Michael Hannah - Centennial

  2. 8 Dan Alamaa - CO Springs

  3. 24 Eric Bowers - CO Springs

  4. 31 Rick Smith - Gering, NE

  5. 51 Eric Meisner - Brighton

  6. 98 Lee Kemmit - Brighton

  7. 6 Tommy Roe - Thornton

  8. 94 Kyle Morse - Peyton

  9. 58 Bryce Weinmaster - Brighton

  10. 40 Brandon Newey - Broomfield

  11. 60 Rick Duckworth - Arvada

  12. 1NE Troy Witthar - Arvada

  13. 88 Brad Skufka - Greeley

  14. 116 Mark Willy - CO Springs

  15. A51 Matthew Hill (R)

  16. 30 Jeremiah Hill - Walsenburg

  17. 48 Mikey Blackard - Hays, KS

  18. 17X Mariah Boudrieau - CO Springs DNS 17 Paul Deines - Hudson

Grand American Modifieds - 30 Laps

  1. 51 Kyle Clegg - Westminster

  2. 6 Scotty Scott (R) - Arvada

  3. 89 Jacob Smith - Littleton

  4. 24 Nathan Gasser - Fort Lupton

  5. 9 CJ Wilson - Penrose

  6. 99 Jordan Smith (R) - Morrison

  7. 68 Forrest Smith - Bellvue

  8. 41 Eric Vos - Wheat Ridge

  9. 2 Jim Douglas - CO Springs

  10. 1G Dale Geist - CO Springs

  11. 37 Landon Birney - Cheyenne

  12. 13 Darin Clark - Cheyenne DNS 28 Paul Deines - Hudson

Pure Stock Feature #1 - 20 Laps

  1. OH7 Dave Wheeler

  2. 34 Ronald Johnson - Westminster

  3. OH6 Mahkrysta Hilton - Brighton

  4. M60 Morris Christner - Elizabeth

  5. 5c Kyle Carrasco - Hudson

  6. 8 Isaac Almaswari - Brighton

  7. 02 Chan Raley - Bennett

  8. 22 AJ Hill - Brighton

  9. 15 Brendan Knowles

  10. 91 Cole Whitford - Brighton

  11. 20 Tanner Faatz

  12. 1 Derek Spalding - Lochbuie

  13. 24 Matthew Knowles

  14. 23 Alyssa Salazar - Arvada

  15. 76 Russell Darnell - Dacono

  16. 41G Christopher Galvin - Byers

  17. 66M Mike Maldonado Jr

  18. 38 Colton Green - Marysville, KS

  19. 8A Austin Richards - Arvada

  20. 17D Ethan Sluder - Hudson

Pure Stock Feature #2 - 30 Laps

  1. Isaac Almaswari - Brighton

  2. 5c Kyle Carrasco - Hudson

  3. 02 Chan Raley - Bennett

  4. 20 Tanner Faatz

  5. 1 Derek Spalding - Lochbuie

  6. OH6 Mahkrysta Hilton - Brighton

  7. 34 Ronald Johnson - Westminster

  8. 15 Brendon Knowles

  9. 24 Matthew Knowles

  10. M60 Morris Christner

  11. 76 Russell Darnell - Dacono

  12. 38 Colton Green - Marysville, KS

  13. OH7 Dave Wheeler

  14. 91 Cole Whitford - Brighton

  15. 17D Ethan Sluder - Hudson

  16. 23 Alyssa Salazar - Arvada

  17. 8A Austin Richards - Arvada

  18. 66M Mike Maldonado Jr

  19. 22 AJ Hill - Brighton DNS 41G Christopher Galvin - Byers

Figure 8 - 20 Laps

  1. 15 Jereme Wall - Commerce City

  2. 17 Harry Livermore Jr - Denver

  3. 08 Travis Sanders - Aurora

  4. 92C Chris Cox - Keenesburg

  5. D67 Keith Swenson - Strasburg

  6. 13M Isaac Martinez - Denver

  7. 97 Adam Gastineau - Aurora

  8. 52 Jared Wall - Commerce City

  9. 3 Joe Prante (R) - Denver

  10. 64 Michael Kephart - Commerce City

  11. 38 Cassidy Creekmore - Littleton

  12. 74 Sam Faus (R) - Lakewood

  13. 78 Kayla Martinez (R) - Denver

  14. 51 Chad Sutherland (R) - Commerce City

  15. 18 Dennis Stepanich III - Thornton DNS 67 Kaleigh Swenson - Strasburg


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