Author - Cole Queensland

Wet Forecast Dooms Lucas Late Model Stop at Deer Creek

SPRING VALLEY, MINN (May 18, 2019) – Mother Nature has intervened once again, washing out the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, NAPA North Star Nationals scheduled for Saturday at Deer Creek Speedway. A forecast for heavy rain and severe thunderstorms throughout the region over the next 24 hours has forced track and series officials to cancel the event. “This is really disappointing for us, our fans and our drivers,” said Series Director Rick Schwallie. “The safety of everyone is our [...]

Clean Sweeps Highlight Racing At “The Creek”

Spring Valley, MN (May 11) By: Todd Narveson A blustery and cold evening greeted race fans at Deer Creek Speedway this week. A smaller than normal crowd of die-hard fans witnessed 110-cars take to the track. Rent-N-Save of Austin presented the program which also honored the Mom’s in attendance for Mother’s Day weekend. Jake Timm, Jim Chisholm, Nick Koehler and Dustin Doughty got out the brooms and scored clean sweeps when they won their heat in feature race in their respective classes. [...]

Angst, Searing, Chisholm, Weiss & Adams Nab Deer Creek Opener

Spring Valley, MN (May 4) By: Todd Narveson After being delayed by almost a month, the Deer Creek Speedway season opener finally took place. It was a beautiful day for racing and 115-race cars turned out for the show. Twenty-five Dirt Doctor Trucking WISSOTA Midwest Modifieds took the green flag for their 18-lap feature. Outside pole sitter Mitch Weiss took the early advantage while Jason Haugerud raced Kylie Kath for second. Kath took the spot on lap two and chased down Weiss. Cole [...]

Season Opener Postponed Until May 4

Due to the cold temperature and high chances of precipitation the 2019 season opener has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 4, 2019.  Racing action will feature USRA Modifieds & B-Mods, WISSOTA Super Stocks, Midwest Modifieds & Street Stocks.  Pit gates open at 3pm, grandstands at 4pm, hot laps at 5:30 and racing at 6pm. The Deer Creek Speedway is a high-banked 3/8-mile clay oval which sits on 60 acres just 15-miles south of Rochester, MN with one of America’s most [...]

Deer Creek Speedway Set For 2019 Season

Spring Valley, MN By: Todd Narveson The Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, MN has unveiled the schedule of events for the 2019 race season. This year will mark the 24th year for the speedway and will be the 18th under the direction of the Queensland family. The facility is well known for hosting big race events and 2019 will be no different. All of that to go along with the great weekly racing program that takes place every Saturday. There will [...]

Racers Reunion Set For March 30 In Rochester

Rochester, MN By: Todd Narveson Mark Noble’s idea of getting his legendary father Dave Noble out to see a couple of his old race car driver friends has now turned into something much bigger than anyone dreamed. The idea has grown to a much bigger day and is now looked forward to each winter amongst those in the racing community. The 5th Annual Old Timers Racing Reunion is set for Saturday, March 30 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This event will [...]

Deer Creek Car Show Set At Clements Chevrolet

By: Todd Narveson The ground might be covered with snow, but the 2019 stock car racing season will be here before you know it. Mother Nature has forced a delay in the annual car show this spring. Normally held at the end of March, the show is being pushed back a couple of weeks. Clements Chevrolet located at 1000 12th Street SW in Rochester will once again host the Deer Creek Speedway race car show on Saturday, April 13 from [...]

Drivers Honored At Deer Creek Awards Banquet

Rochester, MN (January 12) By: Todd Narveson The Deer Creek Speedway hosted their 2018 awards banquet at the Rochester International Event Center on January 12. A large crowd was in attendance to see the celebration and to honor the top drivers from 2018. The awards portion of the program started off with the track’s specialty awards. On the Button Buck Speedway for the Slingshots, Koby Wagner was awarded the most improved driver in the Junior division. Lilli Reps was awarded the most [...]

Deer Creek Speedway Honors Drivers January 12

Spring Valley, MN By: Todd Narveson The 2018 Deer Creek Speedway Awards Banquet will be held Saturday, January 12, 2019. It will take place at the Rochester International Event Center located at 7333 Airport View Drive SW in Rochester near the Rochester International Airport. The festivities will kick off with a social hour beginning at 5:00 p.m. with the meal to follow at 6:00 p.m. The meal will consist of grilled chicken with chef’s choice sauce, burgundy peppercorn steak with demi glaze, [...]

Deer Creek Tickets Make Great Christmas Gifts

SPRING VALLEY, MN - By: Todd Narveson Do you have someone that is tough to buy things for at Christmas? Want to put a little ho-ho-ho into that special person’s stocking? Or do you know someone who is a race fan and would enjoy something cool under the tree? The Deer Creek Speedway has the perfect solution for you. How about some tickets to the races for 2019? The Deer Creek Speedway is known for their great weekly racing program and [...]