Monthly Archives - May 2018

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 [...]