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10.2.17 - FINAL RACE WEEKEND COMING UP OCT 7-8

Don't Miss your Last Chance at a Dose of Drag Racing Action!

Here is the schedule for the weekend:
Fri Oct 6 - Camping - Gates Open 5p-9p
Sat Oct 7 - Test Day - Gates Open 8a, Testing 9a-4p (Open to ALL Racers)
Sun Oct 8 - Race Day - Gates Open 8a, TT Starting at 9a $1000 Guaranteed to Win for both Money Classes!



9.12.17 SUMMIT ET FINALS RACER INFO

Grove Creek ET Finals Team
ET Finals Parking Map
ET Finals Racer Info Sheet

Good Luck Team Grove Creek!

The Grove Creek Summit ET Finals Team heads down to Topeka this weekend to compete with 15 other NHRA Division 5 track Teams! Best of luck to all team members!




9.10.17 Congrats to the 2017 Final 'Cash at the Creek' Winners!

Congrats to the 'Cash at the Creek' winners from Sat Night!
Big Tire Class - Chad Morgan in his '84 Monte Carlo
Small Tire Class - Brian Carpenter in his '64 Mustang
Street Class - Jason King in his '87 Mustang
Thanks to all who came out to play with us! Stay tuned for 2018 happenings!



9.7.17 - NHRA MN STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS SEP 24!

Who will earn the State Champ Titles?


Here is the schedule for the weekend:
Fri Sep 22 - Camping - Gates Open 5p-9p
Sat Sep 23 - Test Day - Gates Open 8a, Testing 9a-4p (Open to ALL Racers)
Sun Sep 24 - Race Day - Gates Open 8a, TT Starting at 9a for the MN State Championships!

The NHRA MN State Championships will be run Sat 24th! These unique NHRA Plaques will be awarded to the winners of each class included the Jr's! Come see who will earn the State Champ Titles!
Following the Race will be our Free Driver Appreciation Picnic and Awards Presentation for the GCR and Mini-Series Points Program! Don't miss it!



9.7.17 FINAL CASH RACE STREET DRAGS SAT SEPT 9

Following is the schedule: (NOTE NEW TIMES)
Sat 9th - Gates Open 1:00p, Racing starting at 4p
Gate Price is $12 for Adults, $6 (age 7-12)
$25 to register your street car, truck or bike!
For more info on the Cash Race


9.7.17 MINI-SERIES CHAMPS DECLARED!

Awards for GCR Points and Mini-Series are to be presented on Sunday Sept 24th following the MN State Championships along with the Free Driver Appreciation Picnic!



8.29.17 MINI-SERIES HOLIDAY WEEKEND WRAPS UP SEP 2-3

The 2nd Annual Holiday Mini-Series wraps up this Labor Day Weekend! MS#5 Nite Race is set with a payout of $2500 ready to be paid out to our Saturday Nite Winner! Followed by MS#6 scheduled for Sunday with a nice MS Payout of $3000! All Mini-Series Class winners will be determined this weekend! With the awards to be presented at the Drivers Appreciation Picnic on Sunday Sept 24th.

Following is the complete weekend schedule:
Fri Sep 1 - Camping - Gates Open 4p-9p
Sat Sep 2 - Test Day / MS#5-Nite Race - Gates Open 8a, Testing 9a-1p (Open to ALL Racers) with Nite Race TT Starting at 2p
Sun Sep 3 - MS#6-Race Day - Gates Open 8a, TT Starting at 9a

Please check the MS Poster for further information concerning Rules, Entry Fees and Payouts, Times, etc. Don't Miss the final of the some of the Biggest Race Weekends of the year here at the Creek!



8.20.17 Congratulations to our 2017 NHRA King of the Track Champion

Jason Aaseby in his '91 Mustang!


Congratulations to our 2017 King of the Track Jason Aaseby! Jason edged out Steve Brings in the final KOT round today! Thanks to all the drivers and fans for coming out and spending your weekend with us! We witnessed some great racing action!



8.16.17 KOT Make-Up $1000 Guaranteed Dbl Header Weekend

Who will be our 2017 'King of the Track' Champion?

Who will be our 2017 'KOT' Champ and take home the Gold Wally?
Following is the complete weekend schedule:
Fri Aug 18 - Camping - Gates Open 5p-9p
Sat Aug 19 - Test Day / $1000 to Win Nite Race - Gates Open 8a, Testing 9a-3p (Open to ALL Racers) with Nite Race TT Starting at 4p
Sun Aug 20 - $1000 to Win and KOT Race Day - Gates Open 8a, TT Starting at 9a

Winners from each category (including Super Quick but not Jr Classes) will face off to determine who will be our King!
Come check it out here at the Creek!



8.13.17 Congrats to all 'Cash at the Creek' Winners!

Congrats to the 'Cash at the Creek' winners from Sat Night!
Big Tire Class - Chad Morgan in his '84 Monte Carlo
Small Tire Class - Brian Carpenter in his '64 Mustang
Street Class - Wayne Bellanger in his '88 Mustang
Thanks to all who came out to play with us! Looking forward to Street Nite #4 Sep 9th!



7.16.17 Congratulations to our 2017 NHRA AAC Champions

Congratulations to our 'All Access Challenge' Wally Winners!

Street Eliminator - Sid Osterman: Pequot Lakes, MN - 68 El Camino
Pro Street & Pro ET - Rick Reasor: Lake Crystal, MN – 78 Malibu
Super Pro - Aaron Milton: Delano, MN – 95 Firebird
Super Quick - Mike Amos Jr: St Paul, MN – 79 Monza Coupe
Bike/Sled - Mike Stolarski: St Paul, MN – 82 GS1100



7.12.17 AAC Wally and $1000 Double Header Weekend

Who will take home these beauties?

Who will take home these coveted Wallys?
Following is the complete weekend schedule:
Fri Jul 14 - Camping - Gates Open 5p-9p
Sat Jul 15 - Test Day / $1000 to Win Nite Race - Gates Open 8a, Testing 9a-3p (Open to ALL Racers) with Nite Race TT Starting at 4p
Sun Jul 16 - $1000 to Win and AAC Race Day - Gates Open 8a, TT Starting at 9a

Come check out who will be bring home the Wallys! One for each class including Super Quick (excluding Jr Classes) here at the Creek!



7.9.17 Congrats to 'The King of Minnesota' Dave Senderhauf Jr!

Congrats to the new 'King' Dave Senderhauf Jr from last night's 'Cash at the Creek' event! Dave was the winner of the Small Tire Class taking on Chad Morgan from the Big Tire Class. While Jason Bergeson won in the Street Class.
Thanks to all who came out to play with us! Looking forward to Street Nite #3 Aug 12th!



6.23.17 Congratulations to Gabbie Poole!

Runner-Up JR Western Conference Finals


Gabbie represented Grove Creek well, by making it to the final round in the 11 yr old category at the Jr Dragster Western Conference Finals held at Osage Tulsa Raceway Park in Tulsa OK June 14-16. More results and pics
CONGRATULATIONS Gabbie - we are so proud of you!


6.19.17 MINI-SERIES HOLIDAY WEEKENDS CONTINUE JULY 1-2

The 2nd Annual Holiday Mini-Series continues with the 4th of July Holiday Weekend!! MS#3 Nite Race is set with a bigger payout of $3000 ready to be paid out to our Saturday Nite Winner! Followed by MS#4 scheduled for Sunday with the Biggest MS Payout of $3500!

Following is the complete weekend schedule:
Fri Jun 30 - Camping - Gates Open 4p-9p
Sat Jul 1 - Test Day / MS#3-Nite Race - Gates Open 8a, Testing 9a-1p (Open to ALL Racers) with Nite Race TT Starting at 2p
Sun Jul 2 - MS#4-Race Day - Gates Open 8a, TT Starting at 9a

Please check the MS Poster for further information concerning Rules, Entry Fees and Payouts, Times, etc. Don't Miss the continuation of the some of the Biggest Race Weekends of the year here at the Creek!


6.18.17 Congratulations to our 2017 NHRA Member MADNESS Champion

Steve Brings in his '64 Falcon!


6.12.17 MADNESS Weekend

Who will be our 2017 'MADNESS' Champion?

Who will be our 2017 'MADNESS' Champ and take home the Unique Trophy and Two National Event Tickets?
Following is the complete weekend schedule:
Fri Jun 16 - Camping - Gates Open 5p-9p
Sat Jun 17 - Test Day / $1000 to Win Nite Race - Gates Open 8a, Testing 9a-3p (Open to ALL Racers) with Nite Race TT Starting at 4p
Sun Jun 18 - $1000 to Win and MADNESS Race Day - Gates Open 8a, TT Starting at 9a

Come check out who will be our MADNESS Champion for 2017 here at the Creek!



6.10.17 Congrats to 'The King of Minnesota' Troy Bednarz!

Congrats to 'The King of Minnesota' - Troy Bednarz in his '67 Chev Camaro who took out David Senderhauf Jr in his '86 Ford Mustang in the Big Tire vs Small Tire Shootout! Fast cars, a great crowd and a full moon made for some great racing Saturday Night! Our next Shootout is scheduled for July 8th, come see if Troy can hold on to his Crown!



6.4.17 Congratulations to our 2017 Jr Dragster Challenge Champs!

JDC Champs were awarded this past weekend! Thanks to all for coming out and spending the weekend with us!
Pictured Left to Right: Minor - Brody Thompson, Major - Dylan Dancer, Advanced - Jack Weiler.
And Congrats to our Turtle Race winner Sydney Thompson and Best Package Winner Garrett Lindquist!


5.15.17 MINI-SERIES HOLIDAY WEEKENDS TO START MAY 27-28

The 2nd Annual Holiday Mini-Series is set to start Memorial Day Weekend Sat May 27th!! MS Race #1 is scheduled to start on our first Nite Race of the 2017 season with $2500 set to be paid out to our Saturday Nite Winner! Followed by MS #2 scheduled for Sun with a Winner Payout of $3000!

Following is the complete weekend schedule:
Fri May 26 - Camping - Gates Open 4p-9p
Sat May 27 - Test Day / MS#1-Nite Race - Gates Open 8a, Testing 9a-1p (Open to ALL Racers) with Nite Race TT Starting at 2p
Sun May 28 - MS#2-Race Day - Gates Open 8a, TT Starting at 9a

Please check the MS Poster for further information concerning Rules, Entry Fees and Payouts, Times, etc. Don't Miss the start of one of the Biggest Race Weekends of the year here at the Creek! !


5.15.17 CASH RACE STREET DRAGS

There are 4 ALL STREET NIGHTS scheduled for the 2017 season!
JUN 10th - JUL 8TH - AUG 12TH and SEP 9TH!
BIG TIRE vs SMALL TIRE SHOOTOUT - WINNER TO BE CROWNED THE KING OF MINNESOTA UNTIL THE NEXT EVENT.....

Don't Miss 'em here at the Creek!


5.9.17 - NEXT RACE WEEKEND MAY 13-14

Here is the schedule for the weekend:

Fri May 12 - Camping - Gates Open 5p-9p
Sat May 13 - Test Day - Gates Open 8a, Testing 9a-4p (Open to ALL Racers incl Jr Street Cars)
Sun May 14 - Race Day - Gates Open 8a, TT Starting at 9a

Please check our Website for further information concerning Rules, Entry Fees and Payouts, Times, etc.
Hope to see you here at the Creek!

4.18.17 - HELMET RECALL

Simpson Voyager 2 Helmet Recall- pdf

PLEASE NOTE - “Simpson Performance Products has just notified the NHRA Technical Department of the recall of their Snell SA 2015 Certified Voyager 2 Helmet. These helmets will not be permitted for use at any NHRA event or member track until they are properly repaired by Simpson Performance Products.”
See above pdf for full details on recall.


4.13.17 - NEXT RACE WEEKEND APR 22-23

Here is the schedule for the weekend:

Fri Apr 21 - Camping - Gates Open 5p-8p
Sat Apr 22 - Test Day - Gates Open 8a, Testing 9a-4p (Open to ALL Racers incl Jr Street Cars)
Sun Apr 23 - Race Day - Gates Open 8a, TT Starting at 9a

Please check our Website for further information concerning Rules, Entry Fees and Payouts, Times, etc.
Hope to see you here at the Creek!


4.13.17 - ROAD CONSTRUCTION/DETOUR INFO

South of Litchfield Hwy 22

PLEASE NOTE - If coming from the South of Litchfield on Hwy 22, see above detour map, starting 4/17/17


SEASON OPENER APRIL 8-9 2017

Come join us as we kick off the 2017 Season!

Here is the schedule for the weekend:
Fri Apr 7 - Camping - Gates Open 5p-8p
Sat Apr 8 - Test Day - Gates Open 8a, Testing 9a-4p (Open to ALL Racers incl Jr Street Cars)
Sun Apr 9 - Season Opener - Gates Open 8a, TT Starting at 9a

Test Days are open for Everyone who needs to license, test-n-tune your vehicle, learn or brush up on your skills! The lanes are open to make 1 or 100 passes! You decide, go at your own pace and come to staging when you are ready!

2017 SEASON OPENER - $1000 Guaranteed to Win Bracket Race! Money Classes - $1000 GUARANTEED Payout for each class! (Super Pro / Pro ET) Trophy Classes - Win 2 Rounds WIN GCR Trophy (Pro Street, Street Eliminator and Motorcycle/Snowmobile Class). Junior Dragster Trophy Classes for the Kids (ages 5-17) - Minor, Major and Advanced!

Please check our Website for further information concerning Rules, Entry Fees and Payouts, Times, etc.

Looking forward to getting the 2017 Racing Season underway!


2017 Pit Sponsorship Renewals Now Due!

Pit Sponsorships are $150 for the 2017 Season.

If you would like to keep your same spot please renew by Feb 15th. If looking for a new spot please call Rick at 612-280-7301.
Please mail your check to:
Grove Creek Raceway
15050 Lawndale Lane
Dayton MN 55327


2017 NHRA Rule Revisions - Check them out here!

Always be aware of the latest rule changes - Snell 2005 Helmets are now expired!

9.5.16 Congratulations to our 2016 Track Points Champions!

Thanks to all who came out this weekend and stayed to honor our Season Track Champions!
Thank you for your loyal and continued support of this exciting sport of drag racing!

Back Row: Chris Henry-Street Eliminator, Mark Henrickson/Bill Mason-Co Champions Pro Street, Steve Brings-Pro ET
Middle Row: AJ Bignell-Super Pro, Mike Rauenhorst-Super Bike/Sled
Front Row: Lilly Warner-Jr Advanced, Travis Kurkosky-Jr Minor, Gabbie Poole-Jr Major


9.5.16 Congratulations to our 2016 Mini-Series Points Champions!

Thank you to all racers and spectators who came out to support our Special Holiday Mini-Series Events this season and making them a great success! We appreciate you spending your weekends with us!
We saw quite a variety of beautiful race cars showing how much these drivers and pit crews care about this sport! And the drivers showed some great talent as many of the points chases we very close! With many of the races being decided by fractions of a second - it made for some great spectating!


Back Row: Mike Rauenhorst-Super Bike/Sled, Chris Henry-Street Eliminator, Shane Boney-Pro ET, Bill Mason-Pro Street
Front Row: Jack Weiler-Jr Major, Chase Kinney-Jr Minor, AJ Bignell-Super Pro
(Not Pictured) Carter Lindquist-Jr Advanced

Special 'Thanks' to our Mini-Series Sponsor for kicking in $1000 Bonus's for both Money Classes Super Pro and Pro ET!


8.29.16 Congrats to David Senderhauf Jr on the Small Tire WIN and KING of MN Title!

Thanks to all who came out to support our last Street Nite and Cash Race at the 'Creek' of the 2016 Season! Congrats also to Dan Bergstrom on the Big Tire WIN, (you are still the KING in Big Tire!) and to our runner ups, Jason King in Small Tire and Travis Reutzel in Big Tire!


8.14.16 Congratulations to our 2016 NHRA King of the Track Champion

Anthony Bignell in his '08 Miller Dragster!


8.8.16 Congratulations to our 2016 NHRA Member MADNESS Champion

Mark Fitzgibbons in his '79 Monza!


7.25.16 Congratulations to our 2016 National Dragster Challenge Champs!

NDC Champs were awarded this past weekend! Thanks to all for coming out and spending the weekend with us!
Pictured Left to Right: Super Quick - Mark Hendrickson, Super Bike/Sled - Mike Stolarski, Pro Street - David Feders, Pro ET - Nick Engler, Super Pro - Anthony Bignell, (Not Pictured) Street Eliminator - Luke Anderson


6.5.16 Congratulations to our 2016 Jr Dragster Challenge Champs!

JDC Champs were awarded this past weekend! Thanks to all for coming out and spending the weekend with us!
Pictured Left to Right: Dylan Dancer - Major, Cam Giese - Minor, Lacee Fedeler - Advanced


5.30.16 Congratulations to our 2015 Champs!

Our 2015 Points Champions were awarded last night!! Thanks for being a part of Grove Creek and representing us well!
Back Row: Steve Brings - Pro Et, Anthony Bignell - Super Pro, Carey Becker - Street Eliminator, Ken Doble - Super Bike/Sled, Dan Voeltz - Pro Street
Front Row: Brodix Hooper - Jr Drag - Major, Gabbie Poole - Jr Drag - Minor


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The following are avail at race events:

TYPE SOLD AS PRICE
Standard 110 Bulk $10/Gal
Supreme 112 5 Gal Sealed Container $60/Cont
HCR Plus 114 5 Gal Sealed Container $70/Cont
Maximal 116 5 Gal Sealed Container $80/Cont
Methanol Bulk $5.50/Gal

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