2019 Colorado National Speedway Year In Review

2019 was another incredible year of racing at Colorado National Speedway in Dacono Colorado. There were several special events that highlighted the year such as the Elite Diesel Service Mother Trucker Semi Race featuring the North American Big Rigs on May 5th. A packed house witnessed young Cole Wienser from Calgary Alberta Canada sweep the night’s events in his big rig. In one of the most dramatic moments of the year Hailie Deegan thrilled the CNS fans and a national…

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Smith and Alamaa Provide Drama in the Sunbelt Rentals Championship Night

(09-28-2019 Dacono, CO) On a gorgeous Fall evening at Colorado National Speedway the Sunbelt Rentals Championship night featured one of the most dramatic finishes to a season ever witnessed at the speedway. Dan Alamaa and Derek Smith battled to the finish in the final main event in the Galitz Transportaion Late Models deadlocked in a tie for the season title. In other divisions Ed Vecchiarelli completed his dream season in the SUNOCO Race Fuels Grand American Modifieds as did Ryan…

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Alamaa Takes Win and Points Lead on Whelen Engineering Honoring 1st Responders Night

(09-07-2019 Dacono CO) On the final night of points racing for the Late Models, Grand American Modified, Pure Stocks, and Figure 8s Dan Alamaa and Clint Schubert dominated their respective classes taking huge wins in the Late Models and GAMs. In the Lincoln Tech Pure Stocks Matt Hill won his first ever feature event while Justin McKeachie ran a near perfect race to win the Figure 8 feature. Galitz Transportation Late Models Colorado Spring’s Dan Alamaa came “oh so close”…

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Labor Day Double Header Thrills Fans at CNS

(08-31-2019 Dacono CO) As August ended and September began the CNS faithful were treated to two exciting nights of racing at the speedway. The first night of racing included not one but two Super Late Model feature events combining for 110 laps of racing action. While on night two the Late Models were featured with a 25 and 50 lap main event. Dramatic finishes and close racing action was prevalent in all the main events tightening up the championship points…

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Racing Heats Up at Colorado National Speedway

(08-24-2019 Dacono CO) Summer’s winding down at Colorado National Speedway, but that doesn’t mean the heat’s gone with it. On Saturday, drivers did battle in 90˚ weather that hung around even after the sun went down – but it certainly didn’t stop them from taking to the track with a vengeance. Fans were treated to a night of epic fights for the lead across all divisions, and not one driver backed down from the challenge. Snap-On Tools Pro Trucks Despite…

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Eggleston Sweeps 100 Lap Short Track Sizzler

(08-10-2019 Dacono, CO) Colorado National Speedway fans were treated to a gorgeous Colorado summer evening of racing during the Mountain States Fire Protection Short Track Sizzler. This special race featured a 100 lap main event with a 7 minute pit stop at the halfway mark. Chris Eggleston from Erie took the win and swept the night after an intense battle with Arvada’s Dominic Ursetta. Mountain States Fire Protection Super Late Models With the format of the Short Track Sizzler qualifying…

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Colorado National Speedway Adding Bonus Races for Late Models and Pro Trucks

2019 has only seen 3 rained-out events at CNS which is less than normal at this time of year. Yet just by chance all three rained-out events were featuring the Pro Trucks and the Late Models. Due to this anomaly CNS race directors have decided to add some bonus events to the remainder of the season to allow these drivers and teams more track time and more chances at championship points. The changes we will be making are as follows:…

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Rain Claims Galitz Trucking Hauling Asphalt Night at CNS

The Galitz Trucking Hauling Asphalt night at Colorado National Speedway was scheduled for Saturday July 20th. The Snap-On Tools Pro Trucks, Galitz Trucking Late Models, Elite V Twin Legend Cars and the Elite Diesel Service Figure 8s were all set to race. However just after the Legends cars qualified the rain began to fall and the storm was set to last for at least another hour and a half therefore it was canceled. The only item of note was that…

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K&N Pro Series West trades paint with Colorado National Speedway

(6-8-2018, Dacono, CO) Gleaming machines from the K&N Pro Series West joined the regular crew of local racers at Colorado National Speedway for the annual NAPA Auto Parts 150. Despite the rainstorm that drenched the track before the drop of the green flag, a great crowd of fans braved the cool weather. The stage was set by the Super Stocks, Grand American Modifieds and Late Models – and then the K&N cars finished off the night with a thrilling, but…

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Track Records Fall as New Surface Proves Lightning Fast

(05-25,26 2019 Dacono CO) It was a weekend doubleheader at Colorado National Speedway which featured racing and fireworks both nights in celebration of Memorial Day. It was also a demonstration of just how fast the new surface is at the track. Every single division set new track records, many of them obliterated the old marks. New Track Records from the Memorial Day Weekend: GAM: 16.058 #18 Ed Vecchirelli 84.1 MPH, Qualifying 5/25 LM: 16.650 #31 Derek Smith 81.1 MPH, Qualifying…

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