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Partnership with USRA to continue for 10th straight season

        By Todd Narveson - SPRING VALLEY, Minn. -- The Queensland family and the Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minn., will continue their sanctioning partnership with the United States Racing Association (USRA) for the 2012 season. This will be the tenth straight year with USRA sanctioning at the speedway. The high-banked 3/8-mile speedplant operates on Saturday nights and will have two classes that will carry the USRA banner. Those will include the USRA RHS Modifieds and USRA Karl Performance Parts [...]

Slingshot Car Counts Expected to Rise in 2012

Button Buck Speedway’s fifth season looks to be its best ever.  The Slingshot by Tobias series is returning and fielding more cars than ever before.  From a driver/owner meeting that was recently held, there looks to be a 50% increase in competitors for 2012. The Slingshots will crown new 2012 class champions at seasons end.  Jim Chisholm, who was the 2010 and 2011 Peewee champion, has moved up to the Junior class full time, Derek Clement who was the 2010 [...]

Despite A Slow Start, Deer Creek Rebounds For A Great Season

--The season got off to a normal beginning with the annual car show held at Clements Chevrolet in Rochester on Saturday, March 26. It was a great preview of the 2011 season with a good turnout of cars and a huge throng of fans showed up to check out the new machines and do some serious bench racing. --But unlike 2010 when the race season got its earliest start ever, Mother Nature put her foot down with a thud. The [...]

Eleven nights of USMTS action slated at Deer Creek in 2012

SPRING VALLEY, Minn. -- Officials from the Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minn., have released a tentative 2012 schedule. "The dates are set but we are still working on the suppport classes and additional details for some of them," said the track's co-owner/promoter Justin Queensland. "However, we wanted to release what we have thus far." USMTS Modifieds will visit the 3/8-mile high-banked clay oval on six different occasions for eleven total nights of racing. 2012 DEER CREEK SPEEDWAY SCHEDLE Saturday, March 31, [...]

SCHOOL BUS RACES INVADE “THE CREEK”

Racing action at Deer Creek Speedway resumed Saturday after an all out attempt by mother nature to cancel another weeks racing action, but the track crew worked hard all afternoon and provided a very good racetrack despite the morning rainfall. Highlighting the nights racing action was the first ever School Bus race at the speedway.  Seven buses arrived to do battle with teams representing Chatfield, Waseca, Emanuel Lutheran, Glenville Emmons Grand Meadow and Pine Island from Minnesota along with St [...]

Nick Herrick Triumphs in WISSOTA Late Models

Trevor Fecht led on the drop of the green during the Heinz Trucking USRA B-Modified Feature with Brandon Hare quickly dropping into second.  Hare ran the low line and pulled alongside of Fecht to take the lead on lap two.  Shaun Walski moved up to battle with Fecht on lap three while Drew Lawson and Jacob Bleess raced for fourth.  Bleess held onto the position while Mike Jaeger now started to race Lawson for fifth.  The two made contact [...]