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Hare Ends Chisholm’s Win Streak At The Creek

Spring Valley, MN (July 4) By: Todd Narveson Hot and sultry conditions greeted race fans and racers this week at Deer Creek Speedway. Temperatures in the low 90’s and high humidity made for uncomfortable conditions, but the reward was an exciting night of racing. Everyone was treated to a fireworks show presented by Bill & Brenda Weber, Randy & Sandy Norby and Flashing Thunder Fireworks. Additional support for the show came from the Rochester Eagles Club and Kelly Construction. Twenty-one WISSOTA Midwest Modifieds [...]

Gopher 50 Postponed Until 2021

BATAVIA, Ohio (July 1, 2020) – In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series officials announce schedule changes for July. The events at Deer Creek Speedway on July 9th, as well as the July 10th-11th Clash at the Plex at Jackson Motorplex have been canceled. The state of Minnesota was scheduled to begin Phase IV of their Stay Safe Plan, a phased in approach to reopening, on July 1st. Unfortunately, Minnesota health officials have delayed that phase. [...]

Bleess Wins Modified Thriller At The Creek

Spring Valley, MN (June 27) By: Todd Narveson This week’s program at Deer Creek Speedway featured the annual “Pink Out” Night” with Join The Journey to raise awareness and money in the fight against breast cancer. There was a 50/50 drawing, donation buckets and a driver push-up challenge for the feature winners. Weber Auto Parts and the Osage Co-op helped support the program. Twenty-seven USRA B-Mods took the green flag for their 18-lap feature. Jim Chisholm drew the pole position and took [...]

June 20th Events Cancelled at The Creek

SPRING VALLEY, MN - June 20th:  All events scheduled for June 20th at Deer Creek Speedway have been cancelled due to the current conditions of the grounds and the recent rain. The action will pick back up next Saturday, June 27th with all five weekly classes. For more information visit us online at www.deercreekspeedway.com  or “LIKE” our Facebook Page.  You can also follow us on Twitter @DeerCreekSpeed (#TheCreek) or on our YouTube channel.    

Chisholm Continues To Be Hot At Deer Creek

Spring Valley, MN (June 13) By: Todd Narveson The weather was perfect for the second night of racing at Deer Creek Speedway. Another strong field of 100-cars showed up to battle it out for top honors. This week’s program was presented by Podein’s Power Equipment along with Randy & Sandy Norby. The WISSOTA Midwest Modifieds were on the speedway first for their 18-lap race. Jacob Toepper and Dan Wheeler led the 18-car field to the green flag. Wheeler took the lead while [...]

Bleess & Elward Sweep Deer Creek Opener

By: Todd Narveson Spring Valley, MN (June 6) The 25th Anniversary season finally took place after a two-month delay due to the Covid-19 pandemic. However while the races took place, the program was run without fans in attendance. A solid field of 100-cars signed in for the five division program. Rain showers and a wild lightning show from Mother Nature dotted the show, but the program was able to be completed with just a slight delay. The USRA B-Mods were up first for [...]

Deer Creek Speedway 2019 Year In Review

By: Todd Narveson The 24th season at the Deer Creek Speedway got off to a slow start. For the seventh year in a row the season opener did not take place on its scheduled date. In fact, the first three scheduled nights were cancelled and the opener took place on May 4. For the 2019 season a total of 641-different drivers from 20-states and two Canadian provinces raced at the facility. There were 42-differen feature winners of those 13 were first [...]

Deer Creek Speedway Readies For 25th Season

Spring Valley, MN, By: Todd Narveson The Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, MN has released the schedule of events for the 2020 race season. This year will mark the 25th anniversary of the track and will be the 19th year with the Queensland family at the helm. Fans have become accustomed to the facility being hosts to big events. That will not change in 2020 along with the stout weekly program. The season preview will once again kick off on [...]

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 [...]