Bleess seizes piece of history with Featherlite Fall Jamboree victory

Jacob Bleess drove the race of his life Saturday night in the finale of the 21st Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree at the Deer Creek Speedway. Bleess took the lead at the waving of the green flag and went on to pace all 50 laps in securing his career-first USMTS win on the world’s biggest stage for dirt modified racing. “I’m speechless right now. It feels good,” said the 22-year-old from nearby Chatfield, Minn. “We won here in the B-Mod like five [...]

Chisholm completes ‘hat trick’ at Featherlite Fall Jamboree

 September 21, 2019  |  by Jeff Nun With a second straight track championship at the Deer Creek Speedway and nine wins on the season, Jim Chisholm was certainly one of the favorites coming into the 21st Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree. By the time the checkered flag waved on Saturday night, the 16-year-old from Osage, Iowa, had an even dozen feature race trophies and a three-race clean sweep over a field of some of the toughest Out-Pace USRA B-Mod drivers in the country. The opening laps [...]

Sanders best of the best in Friday Featherlite Fall Jamboree thriller

Magical things just seem to happen between the walls of the Deer Creek Speedway when the United States Modified Touring Series is in town, and the racing gods bestowed yet another badass blessing on the race fans Friday during the second night of the 21st Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree. When considering the amount of sheer excitement throughout the evening’s 40-lap main event, perhaps the best move of the night took place when Jake Timm, Blake Arndt and Kyle Brown climbed [...]

Chisholm remains perfect in 21st Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree

 September 20, 2019  |  by Jeff Nun Jim Chisholm returned to Deer Creek Speedway’s victory lane Friday night with his second Out-Pace USRA B-Mod win in as many tries in the 21st Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree. The win was the 11th of the season for the 16-year-old back-to-back track champion from Osage, Iowa, and added $1,650 to his bank account with bonuses provided by Red Tail Tackle. After crashing just four laps into Thursday’s feature race, Dan Hovden sat on the pole for Friday’s contest [...]

Ramirez, Deer Creek bury the hatchet in Featherlite Fall Jamboree lid-lifter

Dereck Ramirez watched the monkey on his back grow old, but the 32-year-old from Woodward, Okla., finally laid it to rest Thursday on opening night of the 21st Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree. Ramirez started on the outside of the front row and followed polesitter Joel Alberts for the first six laps of Thursday’s main event before powering to the front. Besides Alberts, Ramirez was also challenged by Adam Hensel, Zack VanderBeek and Rodney Sanders during the first half of the 40-lapper [...]