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Round 4 Award Winners

Round 4 Award Winners

Tournament of Destruction | August 25, 2018
Orange Crush & Full Throttle’s latest Race of the Night honor is yet another footnote in the series’ greatest rivalry. The scenario was simple: Full Throttle wins = Orange Crush is out of the title hunt. 

#47 Steve Vollbrecht forced #61 John Clemmons straight into the Turn 1 wall, but #60 Dave Swan quickly knocked […]

Summer’s Last Smash: Tournament of Destruction Round 4

Summer’s Last Smash: Tournament of Destruction Round 4

Rally the Troops and Scout the opponents. Teamwork will conquer all obstacles on the course to Round 4 victory and ultimately the Tournament of Destruction Championship!

Boy & Girl Scout Troops from throughout the Midwest are staking ground at Dirt Oval 66 for a full weekend of interactive experiences capped off with joining another packed crowd to watch the pivotal moments […]

Round 3 Award Winners

Round 3 Award Winners

Tournament of Destruction | July 21, 2018
At the Round 2 event, #33 Dustin Wilson was pegged as lap runner for Junkyard Dogs against Orange Crush. He wound up delivering the Hit of the Night.

Days later, his plan for Round 3 was already set: “I won’t be running this time. I’m out to destroy,” said Wilson. And that’s exactly what happened. […]

CALLING ALL CARS! The chase is ON this Saturday!

CALLING ALL CARS! The chase is ON this Saturday!

Team Demolition Derby, Special Olympics, and Illinois law enforcement agencies join forces again for the 2nd annual “Five-0 at the Dirty-O” police car race at the Dirt Oval at Route 66 Raceway!
This an official Law Enforcement Torch Run fundraiser benefiting the Athletes of Special Olympics Illinois. The immense support and excitement generated by last year’s event has led to larger entrant list; […]

Round 2 Award Winners

Round 2 Award Winners

Tournament of Destruction | June 23, 2018
Madness.
Look no further for an example of certified fresh Team Demolition Derby excitement. No fewer than 10 significant strikes in the relatively short race duration of just over 2 minutes meant this was not a causal hit-n-run affair. It was hit or be hit; score laps or get lashed.

#87 Matt Wilson started the feeding […]

Round 1 Award Winners

Round 1 Award Winners

Tournament of Destruction | May 26, 2018

Vollbrecht. Chancey. And poetically, a third-generation Scarbro. Their rapid succession, triple-team attack breaks new ground in the Hit of the Night category because it was simply that good. This is TEAM Demolition Derby, after all. #61 John Clemmons of Orange Crush held the race lead all the way through 4 and ½ laps after […]