Gillet Vet Clinic Super Late Models In one of the more exciting Super Late Model main events in recent memory Darren Bucklan grabbed his first main event win of the 2013 season but by no means was it an easy victory.
When the green flag flew it was #84 Matt Zwinggelberg who pulled out to an early lead over #51 Eric Meisner as the rest of the field shuffled for position. Both #22 Chris Eggleston and #66 Darren Bucklan got around Meisner and Eggleston began to work the low side of Bucklan for 2nd position. During that battle Eggleston spun in turn four and brought out the caution. Chris was sent to the rear of the field effectively ending his chances for the win, although he would eventually work his way back for a top 10 finish.
On the restart Zwingelberg and Bucklan raced side by side for several laps as young Dominic Ursetta in the black #6 poked his nose into the fight. After a great battle Bucklan worked around Zwingelberg as did Ursetta and a new tussle for the lead heated up.
Bucklan rode the high side and Ursetta took the low groove, lap in and lap out these two traded the lead in what was shaping up to be a wild finish. Yet coming out of turn 3 with less than 10 laps remaining Ursetta bobbled and lost spots to #31 Rick Smith and #12 Bruce Yackey.
Bucklan was just too fast for Smith to catch and he went on to win the feature event. Smith took 2nd place, Ursetta got back around Yackey for 3rd and #55 Jesse Runkle secured the 5th spot.
MAIN EVENT: #66 Darren Bucklan FAST DASH: #22 Chris Eggleston DASH: #91 Chris Atkinson QUICK TIME: #31 Rick Smith 16.103
NTC Logistics Super Stocks #13 “Racin” Jason Morris started all the way back in 7th position in the NTC Logistics Super Stock main event but it didn’t take the black and gold Nova long to end up leading the field. Michael Cox in the blue #3 had 2nd spot secured while a great battle for 3rd place heated up between #0 Andrew Muse, #33 Bear Lynch, #46 Rick Lothert, #8 David Gee, #90 Kyle Patee and #88 David Rothrock Jr.
A late caution flag and subsequent restart gave Lynch the chance to move into 2nd place and give Morris a race for the lead and the two drivers put on a great show for the fans. At the finish Morris nipped Lynch to take his second straight main event win in the Super Stock division. Cox settled for 3rd, Mues finished an impressive 4th and Patee grabbed the 5th spot.
MAIN EVENT: #13 Joson Morris FAST DASH: #13 Jason Morris DASH: #10 Taylor Bellomy QUICK TIME: #90 Kyle Patee 19.604
RMLRA Legends A massive 33 car field checked in for the RMLRA Legend Car portion of the event and 31 of those cars made it to the feature event. The main event began with several yellow flags as well as a reg flag while the large field of cars tried settle in to the race.
Once the race got going #15 Danny Medina worked his way under #66 Kyle Clegg to grab the lead, Clegg dove back down under Medina but couldn’t make the pass stick. Another attempt from Clegg caused Medina to spin which resulted in a 4 position penalty for the #66 car. This allowed #22 Chris Eggleston and the #58 of Kyle Ray to have their shot at passing Medina.
Another caution flag setup a wild restart as Ray, Eggleston, and Clegg, pushed by Medina for the lead. This didn’t sit well with Danny and he began a furious push back to the front.
All four drivers were giving it their all but Medina looked determined and was diving into turn 3 faster than any of them, using that strategy the #15 car regained the lead position.
Unfortunately for Ray his night ended when he had mechanical problems late in the race and pulled off the track.
Danny Medina earned his second straight win followed by Clegg and Eggleston. #6 Scotty Scott took home 4th, #34 Chris Cooper was 5th, #13 Pete Dellarco was 6th, Jace Hanson jumped in the #9 Legend car and brought home a 7th place finish, #85 Cole Mackwen was 8th, Rookie #1 Jereme Wall was 9th, and #3 Wayne Barlock Jr rounded out the top 10.
MAIN EVENT: #15 Danny Medina FAST DASH: #15 Danny Medina DASH: #84 Mike Webber QUICK TIME: #58 Kyle Ray 18.679
CARC Mod Coupes Last years CARC Mod Coupe track champion #34 Randy Whitman and multi-time champ #90 Frank Denning paced the field in the CARC Mod Coupe main event and when the green flag dropped Whitman jumped out to a large lead. However it was Super Late Model ace #95 Cris Muhler who vaulted from his 3rd row starting position to hound Whitman for the lead.
Muhler powered around Whitman to take the lead and he never looked back cruising to his first win of the 2013 season. Whitman was close behind in 2nd place, Denning came home in 3rd spot. #55 Gary Land who won the last time out took 4th spot and #12 Jamie Bubak took the final spot in the top 5.
MAIN EVENT: #95 Cris Muhler FAST DASH: #34 Randy Whitman DASH: #95 Cris Muhler QUICK TIME: #3 Kyle Ray 16.38
Xtreme Trucks The Xtreme Trucks are a “Baja” style division that races over the dirt bumps and jumps in the CNS infield. In this wild bonus event Truck #01 of Shawn Orth led from start to finish bringing home the trophy.
OFFICIAL FINISHING ORDER
Super Late Models Pos No. Name Hometown Car Info 1. 66 Darren Bucklan Greeley CO 11 Monte Carlo 2. 31 Rick Smith Gering NE 08 Monte Carlo 3. 6 Dominic Ursetta Arvada CO 2013 Port City Impala SS 4. 12 Bruce Yackey Greeley CO 12 Impala 5. 55 Jesse Runkle Lakewood CO 08 Monte Carlo 6. 11 Darren Robertson Westminster CO 12 Impala 7. 7 Adam Deines Longmont CO 97 Cutlass 8. 27 Roger Avants Littleton CO 2010 Monte Carlo 9. 22 Chris Eggleston Erie CO 09 Chevy 10. 84 Matt Zwingelberg Aurora CO 11. 51 Eric Meisner Brighton CO 06 Camry 12. 33 Emett Grazier Wheatridge CO Monte Carlo 13. 91 Chris Atkinson Cheyenne WY 14. 89 Kyle Shanahan Colorado Springs CO 12 Impala 15. 45 Dalton Hewitt (R) Brighton CO 16. 14 Mark Bybee Littleton CO
Super Stocks Pos No. Name Hometown Car Info 1 13 Jason Morris Lakewood CO 77 Nova 2 33 Bear Lynch 3 3 Michael Cox Littleton CO 84 Grand Nat’l 4 0 Andrew Mues Arvada CO 78 Seville 5 90 Kyle Patee Thornton CO 75 Chevelle 6 46 Richard Lothert Loveland CO 78 Nova 7 88 David Rothrock Jr Golden CO 82 Caprice 8 61 John Humphrey Cheyenne WY 79 Monte Carlo 9 6X Josh Parker Broomfield CO 79 Malibu 10 99 Michael Navarro (R) 11 02 Darrell Smith Littleton CO 85 Caprice 12 72 Hans Brewster 13 77 Kevin Keller Englewood CO 79 Nova 14 8 David Gee (R) Loveland CO 76 Nova 15 44 Dave Rothrock Sr 16 18 Josheph Prante (R) Denver CO 83 Regal 17 11 Nick Tabor (R) Cheyenne WY 81 Monte Carlo 18 10 Taylor Bellomy Brighton CO 90 Caprice 19 98 Tony Dugan (R) Commerce City CO Monte Cutlass 20 9 Curtis Heldenbrand (R) Arvada CO 87 Caprice
RMLRA Legends Pos No. Name Hometown Car Info 1. 15 Danny Medina Colorado Springs CO 2. 66 Kyle Clegg Westminster CO 3. 22 Chris Eggleson Erie CO 4. 6 Scotty Scott Arvada CO 34 Ford Coupe 5. 34 Chris Cooper Frederick CO 6. 13 Peter Dellarco Highlands Ranch CO 34 Sedan 7. 9 Jace Hansen Cheyenne WY 8. 85 Cole MacEwen Fort Collins CO 37 Chevy Sedan 9. 1 Jereme Wall (R) Commerce City CO 10. 3 Wayne Barlock JR Evans CO 37 Ford 11. 84 Mike Webber Erie CO 37 Chevy 12. 07 Bill Seip Parker CO 13. 46 Zach Witherwax Lakewood CO 14. 37 Josh Richard Peyton CO 15. 20 Kynzer Riddell (R) Westminster CO 37 Ford 16. 26 Christopher Brunker Lakewood CO 17. 97 Billy Blevins Arvada CO 37 Sedan 18. 09 Terry McBride (R) 19. 17 BreAnn Adkison (R) 20. 11 Jessica Savage Aurora CO 37 Sedan 21. 58 Kyle Ray Littleton CO 34 Ford 22. 03 Darrell Stewart 23. 12 Cody Castor Bennett Co ’37 Dodge Sedan 24. 4 Brad Tilton Cheyenne WY 37 Chevy 25. 25 Adam Pechman Morrison CO 37 Sedan 26. 71 Craig Coughlin Westminster CO 37 Sedan 27. 19 Larry Pachello Wheatridge CO 28. 14 Chappy Adkins 29. 61 Sidney Ross (R) 30. 31 Tim Mein (R) 31. 04 Dillon Foster (R) 32. 21 Ryan Jones Arvada CO 34 Ford Coupe
Mod Coupes Pos No. Name Hometown Car Info 1. 95 Cris Muhler Brighton CO 2. 34 Randy Whitman 3. 90 Franklin Denning 4. 55 Gary Land Littleton CO 32 Chevy Coupe 5. 12 Jaime Bubak Arvada CO 6. 24 Chad Guilford Highlands Ranch CO 7. 21 Jeremy Barclay (R) Henderson CO 31 Ford 8. 29 Dave Johnson Lakewood CO 33 Chevy 9. 87 Joseph St Peter 10. 33 Chet Graham 11. 4 Blake Harris 12. 3 Kyle Ray (R) 13. 80 Matt Devich