Author - Cole Queensland

Bleess & Elward Sweep Deer Creek Opener

By: Todd Narveson Spring Valley, MN (June 6) The 25th Anniversary season finally took place after a two-month delay due to the Covid-19 pandemic. However while the races took place, the program was run without fans in attendance. A solid field of 100-cars signed in for the five division program. Rain showers and a wild lightning show from Mother Nature dotted the show, but the program was able to be completed with just a slight delay. The USRA B-Mods were up first for [...]

Deer Creek Speedway 2019 Year In Review

By: Todd Narveson The 24th season at the Deer Creek Speedway got off to a slow start. For the seventh year in a row the season opener did not take place on its scheduled date. In fact, the first three scheduled nights were cancelled and the opener took place on May 4. For the 2019 season a total of 641-different drivers from 20-states and two Canadian provinces raced at the facility. There were 42-differen feature winners of those 13 were first [...]

Deer Creek Speedway Readies For 25th Season

Spring Valley, MN, By: Todd Narveson The Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, MN has released the schedule of events for the 2020 race season. This year will mark the 25th anniversary of the track and will be the 19th year with the Queensland family at the helm. Fans have become accustomed to the facility being hosts to big events. That will not change in 2020 along with the stout weekly program. The season preview will once again kick off on [...]

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 [...]

Chisholm chalks up Arnold Motor Supply Iron Man Challenge win in Featherlite Fall Jamboree opener

September 19, 2019  |  by Jeff Nun Jim Chisholm celebrates with family and crew members after winning the Out-Pace USRA B-Mod main event. Jim Chisholm took the checkered flag Thursday night and then drove his Out-Pace USRA B-Mod into Deer Creek Speedway’s victory lane for the tenth time this season as the track kicked off the 21st Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree. In doing something he’s done often this year, the 16-year-old also did something that few have been able to accomplish the past two seasons: [...]

Anderson & Songer Grab Stock Car Nationals Glory

Spring Valley, MN (September 14) By: Todd Narveson Seven inches of rain fell during the week at Deer Creek Speedway and an early morning shower on race day almost ended hopes of racing. But the rain stopped and the track crew did an outstanding job to get the track in race shape. The Inaugural USRA Stock Car Nationals event went on as scheduled. The show was presented by Kid’s Dreams Come True and Podein’s Power Equipment. Despite the forecast for more rain, [...]