Ramirez scores Top-10 finish in Fall Jamboree opener at Deer Creek
Embarking on the 24th annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree weekend, Dereck Ramirez traveled to Deer Creek Speedway (Spring Valley, Minn.) on Thursday afternoon for the tripleheader event with the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS). (Tyler Rinken photo)
Following a fifth-place finish in his heat, Ramirez secured his spot into the prelim with an eighth-to-fourth run in his B-Main. With $3,000 on the line, Dereck passed 14 cars in the 30-lapper to register a 10th-place finish.
On Friday, Dereck came in fourth in his heat before placing third in his B-Main. Starting the preliminary feature in 21st, Ramirez faded one spot to finish 22nd.
Receiving the 28th-starting position for Saturday’s $12,000-to-win Featherlite Fall Jamboree via a fourth-place finish in his B-Main, Ramirez marched through the field 15 spots in the 50-lap affair to place 13th.
Dereck remains in fourth in the latest USMTS point standings.