Crash derby a hit with spectators
Marystown Volunteer Fire Department host annual derby
The cheers from the crowd of 1,300 could be heard with every hit as drivers battled it out at the annual demolition derby hosted by the Marystown Volunteer Fire Department.
Now in its 12th year, over $6,400 was collected at the gate. The funds raised will help purchase new equipment for the department.
This year’s event saw a mix of new and returning drivers to the event; 20 cars took to the course in four heats.
Cody Bonnell was the day’s overall winner while Jason Mullett walked away with a prize of $250 in the Big vans and Big Cars category.
Other awards include most sportsmanship to Isaac Drake, best hit to Scott Hodder and best dressed to Nathan Whittle, who drove a van inspired by the game Fortnite.
Another $475 was also raise through the sale of 50/50 tickets in aid of the department’s Muscular Dystrophy campaign. The sound of metal on metal ignited cheers from the crowd gathered at the Black Brook Pit for the annual demolition derby.
With over 20 drivers participating, this year’s derby was the biggest ever.
Cody Bonnell was this year’s derby winner.
The event was packed with fast action and some unbelievable hits.