Gopher 50 Stock Car Race July 18 at Deer Creek Speedway
The annual Napa Auto Parts Gopher 50 Charity Late Model stock car race is scheduled for Saturday July 18 at Deer Creek Speedway. Hot laps begin at 6:30PM.
The World of Outlaws late model racing is the main event. Once again this year USRA modified cars will also whirl around the dirt track in Spring Valley. The event is co-sponsored by the Blooming Prairie Lions. Pit gates open at 3PM. Hot laps start at 6:30PM with racing to follow. Reserved tickets are available by going to www.deercreekspeedway.com. Adults reserved are $30. Kids 12 and under are $15. Pit passes are $35.
Deer Creek Speedway is located 15 miles south of Rochester on Highway 63 in Spring Valley. The rain date is Sunday July 19.
Darrell Lanigan of Kentucky won last year's rain delayed late model main feature to pocket $11,000. It was his fifth victory at Deer Creek. Brent Larson of Lake Elmo took the checkered flag of the modified feature.