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Several Drivers Stay Hot At Deer Creek

Spring Valley, MN (July 24) By: Todd Narveson   It was a hot and sultry evening for racing this week at Deer Creek Speedway. The program was dedicated to long-time Deer Creek grader operator Joe Fitzpatrick who passed away on July 19 at the age of 82. Fitzpatrick had worked at the speedway for 18-seasons. The American flag was flown at half-staff and a moment of silence was observed before the start of the program in his honor. Also, the grader he operated [...]

Full house for Tasseldega Nights, grows the racing family as they support one of their own.

Spring Valley, MN July 17th, 2021: Eric Thronson Something Special happens when a racing family has one of their own get knocked down. They rally around that family member, support them, help them, help their children and even help out with an extra race engine when they can. The Motto of, “we’re a family” was never shining brighter, when Saturday at intermission, over 30 drivers “passed their helmets through the stands, to collect donations”, as Schatney Sanders is trying to heal [...]

Mother Nature Wins The NAPA Auto Parts Gopher 50

With wet grounds and certain rain in the forecast track and series officials have made the decision to cancel all events for this weekends NAPA Auto Parts Gopher 50. Refund procedures will be as follows:  Please mail all tickets and/or wristbands, along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Deer Creek office at 105 Main St South, Grand Meadow, MN 55936 and we will issue you a refund.  Modified drivers your entry fees will be mailed back to you. For more [...]

Epic Finishes Highlight Pink Out Night

Spring Valley, MN (June 19) By: Todd Narveson It was a glorious night for racing at Deer Creek Speedway for the annual Pink-Out Night. The night is meant to raise awareness and educate people about breast cancer. It is also a good support event for those battling breast cancer. There were all kinds of activities to raise money for Join The Journey. There was a 50/50 raffle, silent auction, event t-shirt sales and the push up challenge for the feature winners. Each feature [...]

Chisholm Sets Win Streak Record At Deer Creek

Spring Valley, MN (June 12) By: Todd Narveson Lower humidity and temperatures were welcomed by the fans and racers at Deer Creek Speedway this week. The program was presented by Podein’s Power Equipment, Express Pressure Washers, Randy & Sandy Norby along with B&K Millright, To say that USRA B-Mod racer Jim Chisholm is on a tear might be an understatement. He came into this week’s program in a four-way tie for the all-time win streak record at Deer Creek which is seven [...]

Lucas Oil MLRA Late models made for a very HOT night of racing with 82 cars at The Creek

Spring Valley, MN June 5th, 2021: Eric Thronson Lucas Oil MLRA Late Models: 26 Late Models came into Deer Creek, Hot, Fast and Loud. What a great show with dry conditions for qualifying and heat racing. But after some Deer Creek “farming” during the intermission, we were treated to some fast, smooth feature racing conditions. Even after the track began to take on rubber, the late models simply got faster, with the local rocket Jordan Yaggy #77Y winning his heat race [...]

USMTS Southern MN spring challenge brings 157 cars!

Spring Valley, MN May 29th, 2021: Eric Thronson 157 Hot Rods rolled into Deer Creek for the USMTS Southern MN Spring Challenge, including the USRA Stock Cars for their first 2021 visit. USMTS Modifieds:  49 Modifieds, made it a fantastic night of Racing with 6 heats races and 2 B-Features. The A Main provided the best starting Salute in Motorsports with their 4-wide American Flag parade lap as a salute to the crowd. The 40 laps with only a couple cautions, was [...]

Holy Cow, Remember that one night at Deer Creek!

Spring Valley, MN May 22nd, 2021: Eric Thronson 118 racers brought hopes & dreams to the Creek. Many realized them, others had them shattered with a side of Heartbreak. Napa Auto Care Center USRA Modifieds:  27 Mods put on a show at Deer Creek, as everyone was gearing up and preparing for the USMTS show next week. It was a “wide-open-Go-Fast Festival”, from the drop of the green on the first heat race to the very last turn of the feature. Drivers, [...]

Week 3, USRA brings some fast friends to The Creek

Spring Valley, MN May 15th, 2021: Eric Thronson 115 racers enjoyed a smooth fast track at The Creek. Napa Auto Care Centers USRA Modifieds:  18 racers, including a few for the first time this year, made for great racing as usual and after two fast heats, the feature provided another family with a racing first, lifetime memory for Ryan Wetzstein in the Families #90, to become an A-Mod FEATURE WINNER, at Deer Creek Speedway! With his, “greatest fan”, Grandfather Dave Wetzstein joining [...]

Week 2 provides side by side, edge of your seat racing!

Spring Valley, MN May 8th, 2021: Eric Thronson 86 racers made it a great night at the Creek. Napa Auto Care Centers USRA Modifieds: provided fast, close heat races and the feature was even better, with only one caution as Brandon Davis took the lead by lap 3. Brandon sailed his Mod up into the cushion and never looked back. Ryan Wetzstein was fast and made a run on the restart, but Davis was just on a mission and became the second [...]