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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 [...]

Doughty Tops Schwebach At Labor Day Duel

Spring Valley, MN (September 1) By: Todd Narveson The Adams Graphix WISSOTA Street Stocks were a part of the Labor Day Duel program at Deer Creek Speedway. It was the last appearance for the division for the 2018 race season. They were on the card with the USMTS Modifieds, USRA Stock Cars and USRA B-Mods. Fourteen cars started the 18-lap feature with Troy Voth and Bernie Adams leading the field to the green flag. Right off the bat, Zach Elward spun and [...]

Three Champions Will Be Crowned for 2018 Slingshot Season

August 25, 2018 Blake Trucking slingshot races at Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, MN came to a close on a hot and muggy afternoon on the Button Buck track. For some of these drivers, this may potentially be their final points race of their slingshot career making this race bittersweet. The Junior class was led by the 43 of Koby Wagner with the 7C of Curtis Parmenter on his outside. The 59 of Mason Stockhausen started second row inside. [...]

Drama Decides Point Champs At The Creek

Spring Valley, MN (August 25) By: Todd Narveson - Phot Credit: Scott Gulbranson Photography It was championship night at Deer Creek Speedway this week. Several point titles were up for grabs on the final night for track points. A couple of the titles were decided in dramatic fashion. In the end four of the five champions captured their first titles. Another huge field of 128 cars descended on the speedway. The show was presented by Kibble Equipment, Randy & Sandy Norby, Wagner [...]