Monthly Archives - May 2012

Free mulligan if entered by June 10 for World Modified Dirt Track Championship

SPRING VALLEY, Minn.(May 20, 2012) -- The dates for the 2nd Annual World Modified Dirt Track Championship presented by Hanson Tire Service are approaching fast, and the faster that drivers get their entry forms submitted the more cash they can keep in their pocket. Somebody is leaving the Land of 10,000 Lakes with a $20,000 paycheck on Saturday, July 28, and last year more than 100 of the world’s best open-wheel dirt modified drivers added their name to the list of [...]

Masters, Demmer Garner Industrial Material Surplus Iron Man Challenge Victories

SPRING VALLEY, Minn. (May 26) – A fantastic night of racing greeted fans Saturday at the Deer Creek Speedway as the Industrial Material Surplus Iron Man Challenge featuring USRA Stock Cars and USRA B-Mods delivered another nail-biter. In the 25-lap Stock Car main event, veteran Steve Jackson of Polk City, Iowa, showed the way for the first 21 laps, but Jake Masters of Graettinger, Iowa, found his way around Jackson with just over three laps remaining and drove to his [...]


SPRING VALLEY, MN: Yep, It was Memorial Day Weekend and Mother Nature tried to ruin the racing enthusiasm in Southern Minnesota. The workers at Deer Creek Speedway along with a great bunch of help took the challenge in stride and pulled off a great night of racing. With a 1/2" rain just after the lunch hour the crew worked hard all day to make the show happen. The racing happened and a very good crowd showed with areas close [...]

A&A Electric Southern Minnesota Spring Challenge

SPRING VALLEY, MN:  This Saturday the USMTS Modifieds will headline the 10th Annual A&A Electric Southern MN Spring Challenge and will be up against arguably the toughest field of weekly racers on the planet. More USMTS main events have been staged at "The Creek" than any other racetrack, and Saturday's feature race will be the 57th in the 14-year history of the United States Modified Touring Series Kelly Shryock won the first-ever race here on May 25, 2002, and has [...]

First Time Winners Take the Checkers

SPRING VALLEY, MN - May 20, 2012: Tonight was the second annual school bus race night with nine area schools participating in the event. Schools on hand included Grand Meadow, Kingsland, Goodhue, LeRoy-Ostrander, Chatfield, St. Ansgar, Pine Island, Immanuel Lutheran and Waseca. Each school was given $100 by Deer Creek Speedway to participate in the event plus a split of the night's 50/50 drawing at the speedway. Each school was offered the chance to sell tickets to the event [...]

Deer Creek Races Back Into Action

SPRING VALLEY, MN: May 13, 2012 - The Hinz Trucking USRA B-Modifieds pulled onto the track first for their feature event with Shaun Walski jumping into the early lead. Erik Kanz sat in second early with Jacob Bleess close behind in third. Alex Williamson and Josh Smith raced for fourth. A caution with two complete saw a four car pileup on the restart. Walski led on the ensuing restart with Kath moving into second with Bleess following through to [...]

THE BIG 3 – The Showdown is Back!

SPRING VALLEY, MN - May 9, 2012: When you think of the number 3 what comes to mind? Is it Dale Earnhardt, the legend whom so many of us grew up watching? How about the nine-time USMTS Champion, #3 Kelly Shryock, a local hard charger such as the 3D of Tim Donlinger, or maybe it's the number of events that have been cancelled this year due to rain. Well race fans there's now another number 3 that will stick [...]