Monthly Archives - May 2019

Sorensen dusts USMTS drivers at Deer Creek

On the anniversary of his first USMTS triumph, Dustin Sorensen of nearby Rochester, Minn., doubled his career win total Saturday with another wire-to-wire victory at the Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minn. It was Saturday night of Memorial Day Weekend last year when Sorensen led all 40 laps of the main event to become the youngest ever to stand in USMTS victory lane, breaking the record held by two-time USMTS National Champion Ryan Gustin since 2008. Now 18 years, 6 [...]

Zevenbergen, Chisholm cash in at ‘The Creek’

Saturday was a perfect night for racing at the Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minn., as 40 American Racer USRA Stock Cars presented by Medieval Chassis and 50 Out-Pace USRA B-Mods presented by Pace Performance packed the pits for the Arnold Motor Supply Iron Man Challenge at the 17th Annual Crenlo Southern Minnesota Spring Challenge presented by Real Racing Wheels. Ocheyedan, Iowa’s Elijah Zevenbergen pounced on the early lead from his outside pole starting position in the Stock Car [...]

Kylie Kath Steals The Show At Deer Creek

Spring Valley, MN (May 25) By: Todd Narveson It was a glorious night for racing at Deer Creek Speedway for the annual Memorial Day United States Modified Touring Series stop. The USRA Stock Cars and B-Mods were on the program along with the Dirt Doctor Trucking WISSOTA Midwest Modifieds. A huge crowd was on hand for the show sponsored by Crenlo, Scott Brown and Orchard Creek Transportation. The pit area was jammed packed with 155-cars for the marathon 30-race program. The WISSOTA AMSOIL [...]

Wet Forecast Dooms Lucas Late Model Stop at Deer Creek

SPRING VALLEY, MINN (May 18, 2019) – Mother Nature has intervened once again, washing out the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, NAPA North Star Nationals scheduled for Saturday at Deer Creek Speedway. A forecast for heavy rain and severe thunderstorms throughout the region over the next 24 hours has forced track and series officials to cancel the event. “This is really disappointing for us, our fans and our drivers,” said Series Director Rick Schwallie. “The safety of everyone is our [...]

Clean Sweeps Highlight Racing At “The Creek”

Spring Valley, MN (May 11) By: Todd Narveson A blustery and cold evening greeted race fans at Deer Creek Speedway this week. A smaller than normal crowd of die-hard fans witnessed 110-cars take to the track. Rent-N-Save of Austin presented the program which also honored the Mom’s in attendance for Mother’s Day weekend. Jake Timm, Jim Chisholm, Nick Koehler and Dustin Doughty got out the brooms and scored clean sweeps when they won their heat in feature race in their respective classes. [...]

Angst, Searing, Chisholm, Weiss & Adams Nab Deer Creek Opener

Spring Valley, MN (May 4) By: Todd Narveson After being delayed by almost a month, the Deer Creek Speedway season opener finally took place. It was a beautiful day for racing and 115-race cars turned out for the show. Twenty-five Dirt Doctor Trucking WISSOTA Midwest Modifieds took the green flag for their 18-lap feature. Outside pole sitter Mitch Weiss took the early advantage while Jason Haugerud raced Kylie Kath for second. Kath took the spot on lap two and chased down Weiss. Cole [...]