Buses, Brooms and Roll-Overs Highlight Deer Creek Races

Spring Valley, MN (June 16) - By: Todd Narveson This week the school bus races and mascot night were the featured attraction at Deer Creek Speedway. Seven schools were represented in the bus races and five school mascots competed in “mascot Olympics” to determine their champion. All of that and 127-cars in the five weekly divisions put on an exciting show for the huge crowd on hand. This week’s event was presented by Podien’s Power Equipment, Randy & Sandy Norby, Wagner [...]

June 9th Events Cancelled at The Creek

SPRING VALLEY, MN - June 9th:  All events scheduled for June 9th at Deer Creek Speedway and Button Buck Speedway have been cancelled due to the current conditions of the grounds, the recent rain and the pending forecast. The action will pick back up next Saturday, June 16th with all five weekly classes along with the bus races and mascot night! Kingsland will look to hang on to the title of the bus champion as Chatfield, Grand Meadow, Blooming Prairie, Hayfield, [...]

Parmenter and Motl Clench The First Wins of the 2018 Season!

Welcome back slingshot race fans! Patience has been the name of the game for this season and for the June 2, 2018 Blake Trucking slingshot race at Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley,MN. With no new pee wee drivers this year, the classes will consist of Junior class and Senior class drivers. The Junior 12 lap feature started with the 7C of Curtis Parmenter on pole with the 43 of Koby Wagner on his outside followed by the 78J of [...]

Eight Different Winners In Monster Show At Deer Creek

Spring Valley, MN (June 2) - Photo courtesy of Scott Gulbranson Photography By: Todd Narveson  Mother Nature tried in vain to stop the race program at Deer Creek Speedway. Rain showers hit the speedway late in the afternoon and delayed the start of the program just shy of two hours. The show was presented by Rent-N-Save, Randy & Sandy Norby, Travel Lanes & Supper Club along with Dohlman Lawn Care. There was still unfinished business with three make-up features from May 5 [...]

Sorensen, Hovden, Chisholm & Amundson Top Spring Challenge

Spring Valley, MN ( May 26) - Photo: Scott Gulbranson Photography - By: Todd Narveson:  It was a hot night both on and off the race track at Deer Creek Speedway. The A&A Electric & Underground Southern Minnesota Spring Challenge was on tap. Altenburg Construction was also on hand with support for the show. Temperatures in the low 90’s greeted race fans and racers, but huge field of 149-car signed in for the 26-race program in front of a big [...]

Sorensen electrifies Deer Creek Speedway crowd with career-first USMTS win

Photo Courtesy Of Scott Gulbranson Photography: With 43 of the top dirt modified drivers in America rolling through the gates at the Deer Creek Speedway on Saturday, Dustin Sorensen led all 40 laps of the main event to register the first USMTS victory of his young career. From the outside of the front row—and from the drop of the green flag—the 17-year-old pro hockey prospect from Rochester, Minn., led fellow Gopher State youngster Lucas Schott to the checkered flag in a [...]

Hovden, Chisholm collect Iron Man Challenge laurels at Deer Creek Speedway

Photo Courtesy Of Scott Gulbranson Photography: Mitch Hovden and Jim Chisholm shared the spotlight Saturday night as the Iron Man Challenge charged into the Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minn., for the 16th Annual A&A Electric Southern Minnesota Spring Challenge. The largest field of Holley USRA Stock Cars to ever race at Deer Creek came out for the event. Thirty-four cars were slimmed down to a 25-car field for their 20-lap main. Brayden Gjere led early but was passed by defending [...]

Sorensen Sweeps NAPA North Star Nationals

Spring Valley, MN (May 19) - By: Todd Narveson (Photo Credit - Buck Monson Photography) The NAPA Auto Care Centers USRA Modifieds were on the card as part of the NAPA North Star Nationals at Deer Creek Speedway. A huge crowd was on hand to watch the Modifieds and the first ever appearance of the Lucas Oil Dirt Late Model Series. Thirty-seven Modifieds checked in and they ran five heat races that took the top 12 in passing points to the [...]

Davenport Shines in NAPA North Star Nationals

SPRING VALLEY, MN (May 19, 2018) (Photo Credit - Scott Gulbranson Photography) – Jonathan Davenport fended off a late race charge from Bobby Pierce on Saturday night to find Victory Lane in the inaugural NAPA Auto Parts North Star Nationals at Deer Creek Speedway. Pierce settled for a runner-up finish for the second consecutive night, just 0.281 seconds behind the race winner. Chad Simpson finished in third, with Don O’Neal and Scott Bloomquist rounding out the top five. Jimmy Mars bolted [...]

Three New Winners & A Drought Buster At Deer Creek

Spring Valley, MN (April 28) - By: Todd Narveson:  The record cold and snowy spring pushed the start of the 2018 racing season back two weeks. It was also a question if racing would take place this week. But with some help from Mother Nature and a determined track prep crew, the season got underway at Deer Creek Speedway. Before the races, kids had the opportunity to meet the Easter Bunny who finally was able to get out of his [...]