Monthly Archives - September 2019

Bleess seizes piece of history with Featherlite Fall Jamboree victory

Jacob Bleess drove the race of his life Saturday night in the finale of the 21st Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree at the Deer Creek Speedway. Bleess took the lead at the waving of the green flag and went on to pace all 50 laps in securing his career-first USMTS win on the world’s biggest stage for dirt modified racing. “I’m speechless right now. It feels good,” said the 22-year-old from nearby Chatfield, Minn. “We won here in the B-Mod like five [...]

Chisholm completes ‘hat trick’ at Featherlite Fall Jamboree

 September 21, 2019  |  by Jeff Nun With a second straight track championship at the Deer Creek Speedway and nine wins on the season, Jim Chisholm was certainly one of the favorites coming into the 21st Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree. By the time the checkered flag waved on Saturday night, the 16-year-old from Osage, Iowa, had an even dozen feature race trophies and a three-race clean sweep over a field of some of the toughest Out-Pace USRA B-Mod drivers in the country. The opening laps [...]

Sanders best of the best in Friday Featherlite Fall Jamboree thriller

Magical things just seem to happen between the walls of the Deer Creek Speedway when the United States Modified Touring Series is in town, and the racing gods bestowed yet another badass blessing on the race fans Friday during the second night of the 21st Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree. When considering the amount of sheer excitement throughout the evening’s 40-lap main event, perhaps the best move of the night took place when Jake Timm, Blake Arndt and Kyle Brown climbed [...]

Chisholm remains perfect in 21st Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree

 September 20, 2019  |  by Jeff Nun Jim Chisholm returned to Deer Creek Speedway’s victory lane Friday night with his second Out-Pace USRA B-Mod win in as many tries in the 21st Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree. The win was the 11th of the season for the 16-year-old back-to-back track champion from Osage, Iowa, and added $1,650 to his bank account with bonuses provided by Red Tail Tackle. After crashing just four laps into Thursday’s feature race, Dan Hovden sat on the pole for Friday’s contest [...]

Ramirez, Deer Creek bury the hatchet in Featherlite Fall Jamboree lid-lifter

Dereck Ramirez watched the monkey on his back grow old, but the 32-year-old from Woodward, Okla., finally laid it to rest Thursday on opening night of the 21st Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree. Ramirez started on the outside of the front row and followed polesitter Joel Alberts for the first six laps of Thursday’s main event before powering to the front. Besides Alberts, Ramirez was also challenged by Adam Hensel, Zack VanderBeek and Rodney Sanders during the first half of the 40-lapper [...]

Chisholm chalks up Arnold Motor Supply Iron Man Challenge win in Featherlite Fall Jamboree opener

September 19, 2019  |  by Jeff Nun Jim Chisholm celebrates with family and crew members after winning the Out-Pace USRA B-Mod main event. Jim Chisholm took the checkered flag Thursday night and then drove his Out-Pace USRA B-Mod into Deer Creek Speedway’s victory lane for the tenth time this season as the track kicked off the 21st Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree. In doing something he’s done often this year, the 16-year-old also did something that few have been able to accomplish the past two seasons: [...]

Anderson & Songer Grab Stock Car Nationals Glory

Spring Valley, MN (September 14) By: Todd Narveson Seven inches of rain fell during the week at Deer Creek Speedway and an early morning shower on race day almost ended hopes of racing. But the rain stopped and the track crew did an outstanding job to get the track in race shape. The Inaugural USRA Stock Car Nationals event went on as scheduled. The show was presented by Kid’s Dreams Come True and Podein’s Power Equipment. Despite the forecast for more rain, [...]

21st Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree full speed ahead Sept. 19-21

SPRING VALLEY, Minnesota--The 21st Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree will take place Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 19-21 at the Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minn. The truly super, undisputed heavyweight champion of dirt modified shows will feature the fire-breathing Modifieds in the USMTS Hunt for the Casey's Cup and the Arnold Motor Supply Iron Man Challenge featuring Out-Pace USRA B-Mods sharing the spotlight each night. The high-banked 3/8-mile clay oval located in the rolling hills of Southern Minnesota will be [...]

Stock Car Nationals Set For Deer Creek Speedway

Spring Valley, MN By: Todd Narveson The inaugural USRA Stock Car Nationals presented by Kid’s Dreams Come True will take place at Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minnesota on Saturday, September 14. This mega event will feature the American Racer USRA Stock Cars and the Cook Racing Supplies USRA Hobby Stocks racing for a big pot of money. The USRA Stock Cars will battle it out for a $2000 to win and $300 to start feature event. Non qualifiers in the [...]

Davis douses USMTS dry spell at Deer Creek Speedway

SPRING VALLEY, Minn. (Aug. 31)--With a thrilling win Saturday night in the 4th Annual J & S JCB Labor Day Duel presented by FK Rod Ends, Brandon Davis ended a USMTS victory lane dry spell of more than five years. Now a 28-year-old from Hayfield, Minn., Davis last won a USMTS main event in 2014. Saturday's $3,000 triumph was his fourth at the Deer Creek Speedway eighth of his USMTS career. The driver with the most wins at the high-banked 3/8-mile [...]