Aprl 21, 2012 - Chris and the whole 22 crew picked up right where they left off at the end of last year; with a WIN!!
Chris earned his first win of the 2012 season in the season opener. After setting quick time of 23 car field, Chris rolled off the grid P8 to march up to the front using the high line and going on to capture the big win!
Two weeks in a row Chris Eggleston from Erie Colorado has won both the late model and legend divisions at Colorado National Speedway. In the Late Model feature event with $4,000 going to the winner, Dan Savage did everything in his power to get by Chris Eggleston but had to settle for second place as young Eggleston had the fast line and took the win.
Well fans, after struggling last weekend and not knowing what we did wrong, we were a little skeptical to unload this Saturday morning for practice not really knowing what to expect. However, from the moment of our first lap in practice till the last while taking the checkered and bringing home our first local race win of the season, it was all smiles in the Chris Eggleston Pits for the remaining of the night.
With 77 drivers making their way to North Wilkesboro Speedway (NC) April 7th – 10th to try and win the “THE RACE” Pro All Stars Series (PASS) South presented by JE Pistons and Roush Yates Performance Parts, only one driver could go home with the $75,000.00 winner’s purse. At the end of 300 laps of competition, Colorado’s Chris Eggleston crossed under the checkered flag first to win the historic event.
Chris Eggleston ignores the sound of roaring engines as his car idles on the track. He ignores the cheers of the crowd. Sweat drips, both from the adrenaline and a heavy fire-resistant suit covered in the names of his sponsors, but he doesn’t notice. He is only focused on the race ahead.
Owner Rob Winfield announces the formation of the Winfield Motorsports No. 27 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Team. Tough Trucks and Tough racing fits the mold of the owner’s many years in NASCAR dating back to Cale Yarborough’s Cup Team. This new team is also excited to announce their Driver for the 2011 season is Chris Eggleston. While only 21 years old, Chris a Colorado native, has won Championships and hundreds of feature wins in different divisions across the country. Chris had five starts in the NCWTS in 2010 finishing 11th in his first start.
Perhaps destined for the big leagues, Colorado National Speedway multidivision standout Chris Eggleston wowed them again last weekend, finishing 14th in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Iowa Speedway. The result was somewhat shocking, because the accomplished 21-year-old Colorado State student wasn't really trying to compete. He was just following orders in an unsponsored truck and mingling with possible future employers.
Chris Eggleston was called on to do a job this weekend for the SS Green Light team. His mission was to run the ASI Limited No. 21 at the Iowa Speedway. There was a hitch; Chris needed to stay clean and run all the laps, gaining as many points as possible for the team.
Chris Eggleston was in Indianapolis helping a young quarter-midget driver at the QMA Eastern Grand Nationals when he got a phone call from his father that SS Green Light Racing General Manager Bobby Dotter had inquired to see if Chris would like to get behind the wheel of the No. 21 ASI Limited Dodge for the July 11th in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Lucas Oil 200 at the Iowa Speedway.
Chris Eggleston is ready to prove that he belongs in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. All the twenty-one year old from Colorado needs is a little luck to make it happen. For the second race in a row, lady luck was not on his side and what could have been a top-fifteen finish turned into a heartbreaking twenty-ninth place run that ended early in the garage.
Chris Eggleston originally signed to run three races in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series this season for SS Green Light Racing. Chris nearly cracked the top-ten in his first start and has earned the opportunity for another race in the SS Green Light Racing No. 21.
Chris Eggleston was looking forward to his first big race at the Kansas Speedway, the closest NASCAR track to his Colorado home. By the one-quarter mark of the 167-lap race, Chris was behind the wall and the O’Reilly 250 is a race he would rather forget.
Chris Eggleston has spent the last fifteen years racing everything from quarter midgets to super late models in and around his native Colorado home. He has steadily worked his way up to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series by winning at every level along the way. On Sunday, Chris will reach another milestone as he takes the green flag behind the wheel of the H2O Fire Protection No. 21 at the closest NASCAR track to his home.
Chris Eggleston looked strong in the morning practice sessions for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Nashville 200 as the Colorado native was in the top-fifteen in the final practice session for Friday night’s event. An unfortunate qualifying draw left Chris with the number one spot and he would have to take the first laps on the track in the qualifying session. Despite the handicap, Chris got on the wheel and laid down a lap of 31.24 seconds, which was within one tenth of a second of his practice time.
Chris Eggleston turned a few heads at the Martinsville Speedway last week in his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut narrowly missing a top-ten coming home in eleventh place. This week the young driver hopes to make some more noise for the SS Green Light team as he makes his second truck series start at the Nashville Superspeedway on Friday night.
Chris Eggleston wasn’t quite sure what his 21st birthday would bring as the Colorado native was preparing to make his very first start in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in the Kroger 250 at the Martinsville Speedway. As it turns out, birthday number the 21 was perfect as Eggleston drove the No. 21 SS Green Light Chevy to an 11th place finish at the tough half-mile track in Virginia.
When dust settles at the end of another race night at Colorado National Speedway, Erie resident Chris Eggleston’s night is just getting started. As a fan favorite in his No. 22 car, the 20-year-old driver has a loyal local following.
2009 ASA Late Model North Division Series Champion Chris Eggleston will make his NASCAR racing debut this weekend in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 250 at the Martinsville Speedway. Eggleston will be behind the wheel of the H2O Fire Protection No. 21 Chevy Silverado while veteran Butch Miller will guide the Colorado native from atop the SS Green Light Racing pit box.
A local racer has added NASCAR Truck series driver to his resume. 9NEWS sports anchor Susie Wargin reports on 3/26/10.
SS Green Light Racing is pleased to announce that Erie, Colorado’s Chris Eggleston will pilot the team's No. 21 truck in a minimum of three races in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series beginning in the Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway on March 27th.