Colorado 250

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Colorado 250
NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series
Venue Colorado National Speedway
First race 1995
Last race 1997
Distance 75.0 miles (121 km) (1995)
93.8 miles (151 km) (1996-1997)
Laps 200 (1995)
250 (1996-1997)
Previous names Total Petroleum 200 (1995)

The Colorado 250 was a race held at Colorado National Speedway between 1995 and 1997 as part of the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series (originally SuperTruck Series presented by Craftsman). The first race, held as part of the series' inaugural season, was sponsored by Total Petroleum as the Total Petroleum 200, and saw the closest margin of victory in the history of the series as Butch Miller defeated Mike Skinner by 0.001 second.[1]

Skinner and Ron Hornaday, Jr. would win the 1996 and 1997 events; following the 1997 race, the event was moved to Pikes Peak International Raceway.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roberts, John; M.B. Roberts (2012). The Great Book of NASCAR Lists. Philadelphia: Running Press. p. 126. ISBN 978-0-7624-4296-6. 
  2. ^ "Pikes Peak Top 10 Highlights Of 1998". Motorsport.com. July 10, 1998. Retrieved 2012-03-08.