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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 [...]

Sanders wins 20th Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree

When the big money is on the line, Rodney Sanders is usually on his game. Such was the case on Saturday night when the 28-year-old from Happy, Texas, raced to his 86th career USMTS victory and second Featherlite Fall Jamboree championship at the Deer Creek Speedway. With a brilliant effort that saw ‘The Sandman’ weave his way through dozens of lapped cars while fending off multiple bids for the lead from several drivers during the championship of the 20th annual [...]

Kath cashes karma credits at Featherlite Fall Jamboree

Less than a month ago, Kadden Kath repaid a favor to fellow Out-Pace USRA B-Mod competitor, and Saturday night the racing gods rewarded Kath with a victory at the 20th Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree and a $1,700 paycheck to go with it. Battling for the track championship at the Deer Creek Speedway on the final Saturday of August, Kath made a last-lap pass to earn a tie atop the division’s points standings with Jim Chisholm, but based on his better [...]

Johnny Scott snags Featherlite Fall Jamboree Opener

The Deer Creek Speedway finally conquered Mother Nature on Friday and Johnny Scott conquered the USMTS main event for the 15th time this season on opening night of the 20th Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree. After two days of torrential rainfall wiped out Wednesday and Thursday’s plans, the crew at ‘The Creek’ got the high-banked 3/8-mile clay oval in shape for a fast-paced night of all-out dirt modified mayhem. While the weather this year has been unpredictable, the performance of Scott has [...]

Hovey wires Out-Pace USRA B-Mods in Friday’s Featherlite Fall Jamboree Feature

Troy Hovey of Castalia, Iowa, took charge on the first lap and never looked back in winning Friday’s Out-Pace USRA B-Mod main event during opening night of the 20th Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree at the Deer Creek Speedway. It was the 2013 Out-Pace USRA B-Mod national champion’s first win at ‘The Creek’ since winning the Friday night feature in 2014 at the Jamboree, and he took home $1,000 for his efforts in the Iron Man Challenge event. Allison, Iowa’s Trevor Fecht [...]

Featherlite Fall Jamboree Thursday Event Cancelled

Deer Creek Speedway Thursday morning update: The races for this evening are canceled. Rain throughout the night and this morning made track officials cancel the race. As of now we still want to try and get the complete show in the allotted time between now and Saturday evening! We will see what this weather this afternoon brings and make a final decision in regards to the Thursday race. The rest of the weekend looks great so make your plans [...]

Wednesday too wet for practice, green light still on for Thursday at Fall Jamboree

Due to heavy rainfall Tuesday night and into today, Wednesday night’s practice at the 20th Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree has been canceled. All other events are on as scheduled with opening ceremonies and the first night of racing on Thursday, followed by two more nights of marquee dirt modified madness on Friday and Saturday with USMTS Modifieds and the Iron Man Challenge featuring Out-Pace USRA B-Mods on the card. Race fans will witness a complete program all three nights, with $5,000 [...]

Scott’s first win at Deer Creek seals first USMTS national championship

It was a night of many firsts for Johnny Scott on Saturday. Prior to Saturday’s show, there had been 102 United States Modified Touring Series features contested at the Deer Creek Speedway since the first on May 25, 2002. In the 103rd USMTS main event at ‘The Creek,’ Scott picked up his career-first victory on the high-banked 3/8-mile clay oval in Spring Valley, Minn. And not only did the 28-year-old driver of the No. 1st Rancho Milagro Racing VanderBuilt capture his 12th [...]