Yearly Archives - 2021

USRA Stock Cars join Saturday night lineup at Deer Creek Speedway in 2022

November 16, 2021 One of the most popular divisions sanctioned by the USRA, the Medieval USRA Stock Cars enjoyed a surge in popularity in 2021 with several racetracks throughout the Great Plains adding the fierce full-fendered class to their weekly lineups. Beginning in 2022, the USRA Stock Cars will become part of the Summit USRA Weekly Racing Series program at another one of America’s premier dirt tracks—the Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minn. The high-banked 3/8-mile clay oval located in the [...]

O’Neil defends Featherlite Fall Jamboree title

Jake O’Neil saved his best for last Saturday night at the Deer Creek Speedway and took home his second straight Featherlite Fall Jamboree trophy from the high-banked 3/8-mile clay oval in the rolling hills of Spring Valley, Minnesota. For his ninth victory of the season with in Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s competition, the 29-year-old from Tucson, Arizona, earned $10,500 and his 19th career USMTS triumph. He’s now won five of the last seven USMTS contests at ‘The Creek.’ “Yeah, [...]

Now at eight straight wins, Chisholm sweeps Featherlite Fall Jamboree for third time

Defending Summit USRA Weekly Racing Series national champion Jim Chisholm continued his onslaught as the 18-year-old from Osage, Iowa, won his third USRA B-Mod feature of the weekend at the Deer Creek Speedway on Saturday to sweep the Featherlite Fall Jamboree for the third straight year. Once again, the rest of the 30 main event starters were offered some false hope when Chisholm slipped from fourth to sixth during the first lap of the 30-lapper. One lap later, he was back [...]

Timm flies to Friday night Featherlite Fall Jamboree triumph

With two nights in the books at the Deer Creek Speedway, Jake Timm has two victories in the 23rd Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree following an exciting main event Saturday night for the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s. In his first time behind the wheel of a dirt modified in 2021, two-time USMTS national champ Ryan Gustin started on the pole for the 40-lapper but it was his fellow front-row starter Dustin Sorensen who grabbed the lead at the [...]

Chisholm claws his way to seventh straight Featherlite Fall Jamboree victory

Some of the best USRA B-Mod racers in America continue to take their shots at dethroning Jim Chisholm as the master of the Deer Creek Speedway, but just like Bruce Lee in the Enter The Dragon, the 18-year-old from Osage, Iowa, continues to knock out every challenger. He did it again Friday night, tracking down two-time USRA B-Mod national champion Kris Jackson in the late stages of the 25-lap main event and capturing his second checkered flag of the weekend at [...]

Timm, Chisholm chalk up opening night wins at Featherlite Fall Jamboree

The nation’s hottest open-wheel dirt modified racers converged on Southern Minnesota Thursday as the Deer Creek Speedway hosted opening night of the 23rd Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree and welcomed Jake Timm and Jim Chisholm to victory lane. Timm was the first to see the green flag in the 30-lap USRA Modified main event and eventually was the first to see the checkered flag 30 laps later. A perfectly-prepared, racy, multi-grooved racing surface allowed competitors to move all over the high-banked 3/8-mile [...]

Zevenbergen & Clinton Charge To Stock Car National Titles

Spring Valley, MN (September 18) By: Todd Narveson It was a spectacular day at Deer Creek Speedway for the 3rd Annual Stock Car Nationals presented by Altenburg Construction. Kid’s Dreams Come True, Podeins Power Equipment and Blake’s Auto also supported the program. A stout field of 55-Mensink Racing Products USRA Hobby Stocks signed in. Six heat races and three b-features sliced the field down to the 24-car field for the 25-lap feature that started three-wide. Pole sitter Austin Hoeft took the early lead, [...]

O’Neil conquers ‘The Creek’ again, cashes another $10,000 USMTS check

Jake O’Neil’s mastery of the Deer Creek Speedway continued Saturday as he captured the J&S JCB Fastrac 40 in the 16th Labor Day Weekend visit by the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s. Heavy rain throughout the week battered the region, forcing Friday night’s show at the Mississippi Thunder Speedway to be canceled, but the Deer Creek track crew worked around the clock to get the legendary high banks in race-ready condition. Like normal, the track surface was fast and [...]

Zieman, Kennedy & Sass Hoist Deer Creek Trophies

Spring Valley, MN (September 4) By: Todd Narveson After a week of much needed rain, the J&S-JCB Fastrack 40 was held at Deer Creek Speedway. The United States Modified Touring Series was the main attraction along with the USRA Stock Cars, B-Mods and Late Models. It was a beautiful day for racing and 165-cars jammed the pit area. J&S Repair-JCB, Orchard Creek Transportation and Featherlite Graphics all helped support the monster sized program. Seventeen USRA Late Models took the green flag for their [...]

Mother Nature Claims Championship Night

SPRING VALLEY, MN - August 28th:  All events scheduled for August 28th at Deer Creek Speedway have been cancelled.  The current track conditions after 7" of rain this week has forced us into making this decision.  Congratulations to all of the 2021 track champions and we look forward to seeing everyone next Saturday, September 4 for the USMTS J&S JCB Fastrac 40.