IMCA Harris Clash returns to Deer Creek Speedway Aug. 6

SPRING VALLEY, Minn. – The Harris Clash returns to Deer Creek Speedway on Aug. 6, with IMCA Modifieds and Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods headlining the 28th annual event.

Modifieds race for $3,000 to win, plus a $500 bonus if their chassis was built by a Manufacturers’ Cup participant, along with a berth on the 2020 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot. Top prize for the Northern SportMods is $1,200.

New this year is the 10-lap, $1,000 to win Harris Clash Race of Champions open to all former Clash winners and sponsored by Wehrs Machine and Racing Products. The highest finishing non-qualifier in that race receives a provisional start in the Tuesday night main event.

IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National and E3 Spark Plugs Minnesota State points will be awarded in both divisions; Modifieds also earn Side Biter Chassis North Central Region points.

Pit gates at Spring Valley open at 3 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 4 p.m. Hot laps are at 6 p.m. with the drivers’ meeting and racing to follow. 

Spectator admission is $20 for adults and $5 for kids ages 12 and under. Pit passes are $35 for adults, $20 for students ages 6-15 and $5 for ages five and under.

More information about the Clash, presented by the TraLo Companies of Owatonna, Minn., is available on the and websites, and by calling event promoter Bob Harris at 515 292-9200. 

Drivers can also pre-enter at the website; pre-entry is $75 for Modifieds and $50 for SportMods.

The Harris Clash will be broadcast by IMCA.TV. 

This is the second year Deer Creek has hosted the Clash; defending race winners are Cayden Carter in the Modifieds and Jake McBirnie in the SportMods.