The Party Continues At “The Creek”

SPRING VALLEY, MN:  Construction of the “Party Deck” is nearing completion and the view is amazing!  This addition to the speedway will hold nearly 30 people and will be rented out on an event-by-event basis.  This project is in addition to the six new decks and Fan Zone that is schedule to be built off of the South end of the straightaway going into turn one.  The “Party Deck” is built between the North Suites and the Main Concession [...]

“Fan Zone” to Give Spectators a New View

SPRING VALLEY, MN: Are you a race fan looking for more adrenalin on race night?  How about a view that will to leave you speechless and action that will have you on the edge of your seat?  If the answer is yes you won’t want to miss the new “Fan Zone” at Deer Creek Speedway.  Located at the entrance of turn one, near the track exit, the “Fan Zone” will be elevated over 20 feet in the air and [...]

2012 Schedule Is Released

The crew at Deer Creek has been hard at work this offseason preparing an exciting schedule of events.  The 11th season of operation under the Queensland family has some exciting changes to the schedule. 2012 will bring new opportunities for drivers and fans alike.  An added event, the Gopher 50 moving to a Saturday night, support classes added to the World Modified Dirt Track Championship and a change up in the support classes for various events are a taste of [...]

#69 Lucas Schott

Division: Modified Name: Lucas Schott Age: 15 Hometown: Chatfield, MN Car#: 69 Years In Racing: 9 Car Owner: John Schott Crew Members: John Schott Jason Dillon Kara Schott Lexi Schott Levi Schott Sponsors: Schotts Hardwood Floors Minnesota Seamless Gutters Jeffs Little Stores Monster Energy Bernard Bus Service Beckleys Office Products Dillon Radiator Culligan Water Buck Monson Photo Hughes Racing Chassis Family: Dad-John Schott Mom-Kara Schott Sister-Lexi Schott Brother-Levi Schott Job Info: Student at Chatfield High School Racing Accomplishments: Go-Carts: 2 time track champion at i-90 speedway Slingshots: winner of the 1st Annual Sumter County Winter Nationals in Florida 5th Place in National Points in 2009 Modified: Making [...]

#1K Patrick Graham

Division: Modified Name: Patrick Graham Age: 43 Hometown: Ames Iowa Car#: 1k Years In Racing: 25 Car Owner: Patrick Graham Crew Members: Ernie Mitchell Pam Mitchell Dave Kuykendall Dick Kuykendall Tim Wise Sponsors: Casey's General Stores Kuykendall Trucking Grounds keeper Iowa Barnstormers Machan Motorsports Afco Shocks Chase Decals Aero Wheels Eibach Springs Ziel Farms Victory Chassis JR Motorsports Family: Single Job Info: General Manager at JR Motorsports Racing Accomplishments: Number of career wins: 60-70 (approximately).  Numer of career track championships: 6 Total Championships. Iowa State Fair Speedway Champion (2007),Des Moines,Iowa I-35 Speedway - Mason City, Iowa (1994, 1995, 2005). Hamilton County Speedway - Webster City [...]

#11 Lance Hofer

Division: Modified Name: Lance Hofer Age: 20 Hometown: Cochrane, WI Car#: 11 Years In Racing: 6 Car Owner: Greg Hofer Crew Members: Greg Hofer Bruce Mcfarlin Jeff Hofer Sponsors: Complete Filtration Resources Foegen's Auto Fix-It Anderson's Village Market Flow-Rite 5th Avenue Bar Ron Speltz Construction Family: Greg & Denise Hofer (Dad & Mom) Michael (Twin Brother) Carley (Girlfriend) Tuffy (Dog) Job Info: College Student Racing Accomplishments: Driving a Mod.  Website: Twitter Page: Facebook Page: http://m.facebook.com/?_rdr#!/home.php?sk=group_22392427205&view=info&__user=569023046  

#18 Mick Glenn

Division: Modified Name: Mick Glenn Age: 43 Hometown: Minnesota City,MN Car#: 18 Years In Racing: 19 years Car Owner: same Crew Members: Maggie and Brad Kanz, Mike and Nicole Glenn Kaylan and Jett Glenn. Troy and Cheryl Evans Sponsors: secondhand Rose, used furniture. Minnesota City. Glenn Racing Family: Mark Johnson father Rose Johnson, mother Mike Glenn twin brother Melissa Edel sister Maggie Kanz sister 3 nieces and 3 nephews Job Info: ltl driver for Lawrence Transport Racing Accomplishments: won several features at tri-oval and St. Charles. Won Trioval car show and Deer Creek car [...]

RaceWise Chassis School

Looking to get an edge on your competitors this season?  Here’s your chance!  On March 16, 17 and 18, Deer Creek Speedway, Steve Arpin and Mark Bush will be hosting the 6th Annual RaceWise Chassis School.  The school is instructed by Mark Bush, founder of AFCO Racing Products.  “After the first day if you don’t feel this is the best investment you have made in your racing program” stated Mark Bush “we will refund your money.”  The school consists [...]

Partnership with USRA to continue for 10th straight season

        By Todd Narveson - SPRING VALLEY, Minn. -- The Queensland family and the Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minn., will continue their sanctioning partnership with the United States Racing Association (USRA) for the 2012 season. This will be the tenth straight year with USRA sanctioning at the speedway. The high-banked 3/8-mile speedplant operates on Saturday nights and will have two classes that will carry the USRA banner. Those will include the USRA RHS Modifieds and USRA Karl Performance Parts [...]

Slingshot Car Counts Expected to Rise in 2012

Button Buck Speedway’s fifth season looks to be its best ever.  The Slingshot by Tobias series is returning and fielding more cars than ever before.  From a driver/owner meeting that was recently held, there looks to be a 50% increase in competitors for 2012. The Slingshots will crown new 2012 class champions at seasons end.  Jim Chisholm, who was the 2010 and 2011 Peewee champion, has moved up to the Junior class full time, Derek Clement who was the 2010 [...]