Monthly Archives - July 2018

Fans Witness Wild Feature Racing At Deer Creek

Spring Valley, MN (July 28) By: Todd Narveson - Photo Credit: Scott Gulbranson This week at Deer Creek Speedway featured “Double Down” Night and Driver Recognition Night. Drivers could choose to pay a $50 entry fee and race for double the normal purse. Every position would pay the driver double if they chose to enter. Retired drivers from the 1950’s thru the 1990’s were also invited with free admission to them to attend a night of racing. They were introduced in front [...]

Wagner Returns For A Win, Brauer Clenches His First Win In the Senior Class

The Blake Trucking Slingshots were back on the track for the July 21, 2018 races at Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, MN. A warm and windy day made for a dry and dusty track for these youngsters to maneuver on. Up first was the Junior Slingshots with only the two cars of Koby Wagner in the 43 on pole and Curtis Parmenter in the 7C on the outside. With a few nerves yet from his roll over in his [...]

Adams & Kruse Score First Wins At Deer Creek

Spring Valley, MN (July 21) By: Todd Narveson - Photo Credit: Scott Gulbranson Photography This week’s racing event dubbed “Tasseldega Nights” featured free admission to everyone in the grandstand. This was compliments of the Minnesota Corn Growers Association along with the Olmsted, Mower, Freeborn, Dodge, Winona and Goodhue county corn and soybean growers. There were also 18-farm related businesses involved with this program. This was the sixth year for the event with the purpose to educated the public on the benefits [...]

Deer Creek Speedway Looking For Retired Racers

Spring Valley, MN - Todd Narveson On Saturday, July 28, the Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minnesota will be honoring and recognizing drivers from the past that laid the groundwork for the sport which we all love today. If you are a retired racer from the 1950’s through the 1990’s we would like you to attend this race. Did you race at places such as Rochester, Lansing, Austin, Kasson, Zumbrota, Morristown, Red Wing, Cannon Falls, Fountain City, St. Charles [...]

Davis, Kath & Nissalke Sweep Deer Creek

Spring Valley, MN (July 14) By: Todd Narveson - Photo Credit: Scott Gulbranson Photography A hot and sultry day greeted race enthusiasts at Deer Creek Speedway this week. A “Christmas In July” celebration was held along with the make-up date for the kid’s box car races and the annual fireworks display that were rained out a couple of weeks ago. This week’s event was presented by the Essig Agency, Titan Pro, Osage Coop and Blake Adams Racing. A big crowd was on [...]

Marlar Dominates Deer Creek

Photo: Gulbranson Photo - Spring Valley, MN– June 7, 2018– Mike Marlar was in a league of his own on Saturday night at Deer Creek Speedway for the 39th Annual Gopher 50 sanctioned by the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series. Marlar set fast time, claimed his heat win and dominated the 24-car field during the 50-lap Sears Craftsman Feature en route to his third Series win of 2018. With this win, Marlar sits only two points shy (or [...]

Vanderbeek Nails Down Second Gopher 50 Title

Spring Valley, MN (July 7) By: Todd Narveson - Photo: Gulbranson Photography It was an absolute picture perfect day at Deer Creek Speedway for the 39th Annual Bigelow Homes Gopher 50. The beautiful weather brought a huge crowd to witness the show. The USRA Modifieds were on the program for the Gopher 50 along with the World Of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models. This was the 21st consecutive year that the Modifieds joined the Late Models in the annual summer classic. The show was [...]