Saturday, September 16, 2017 -- 4 p.m.
Josh Weichmann, 2015 Feature Winner
with Joe Waters, Event Chairman
Fun for the Whole Family!
Local cars/drivers welcome to compete for trophies/prizes.
Call 443-614-8540 or 410-957-4486 for more information.
back soon for 2016's Demoliton Derby Rules
1. Drivers must be 18 years of age and
have a valid driver's license in their possession. (Sixteen
years of age with a notarized parental medical statement.)
2. All Drivers must supply their own cars.
Limit of two cars per a driver per a night.
3. All Drivers and cars must be entered
and at the track 2 hours before the scheduled starting time
4. Participants are required to sign a
release and waiver of liability and indemnity agreement before
entering any restricted area.
5. Enter Early!! There will be a 60 car
limit set per derby. Drivers may enter all derbies.
6. You must paint
the car number that you chose on front driver and passenger
car doors in 24 inch White letters. If two numbers are entered,
the first entry will keep the number, the second entry must
change their number.
A. Each Driver must fill out an entry blank.
B. All Rules and Regulations must be observed.
Track operators or promoter reserves
the right to approve or reject any and all entries.
C. Driver arm bands will be issued and
must be displayed at all times. The Entry fee must be cash or
money order. No Personal Checks. Entry fee - $20.00 (No refund)
D. Pit Crew Members arm bands will be issued
and must be displayed at all times. The entry fee must be cash
or money order. No Personal Checks. Entry fee - $10.00 (No refund)
E. Driver must be present when vehicle
is inspected and certified. Driver must also be present at driver
overview meeting held one hour before event.
F. Members of the Auto Demolition Derby
are not employees of the track operators or the promoter of
the Auto Demolition Derby.
G. NO ALCOHOLIC
BEVERAGES are allowed in pit area. Drives or Pit Crews caught
drinking disqualifies their car and driver.
1. FULL-SIZE STOCK HARDTOP AUTOMOBILE
OR STATION WAGONS DOMESTIC & FOREIGN ARE ALLOWED. This year we will allow
(4 cyl) Auto's to compete in their own heat if there are enough
entered. Compacts must have a wheel base of at least 100"
inches (center of front hub to center of rear hub). Please
take note that some compacts cannot compete against the larger
full-size automobiles with a degree of safety. If you have
one of these cars you would be required to have another full
size car that had also competed in a heat during the derby.
No trucks, Jeeps, hearses, ambulances, convertibles or Chrysler
2. ALL GLASS AND CHROME TRIM and anything that might
become imbedded in the track, must be removed from the car before
bringing auto to the grounds. Also, car must be cleaned out,
including trunk. Fire walls must remain in place. They cannot
be sectioned or deleted. Do not leave broken glass in doors,
clean them out. WINDSHIELDS MUST BE REMOVED. Safety
air bags must be removed along with the explosive air bag engagement
charges. Vehicles with Sun Roofs may be utilized as long as
a piece of metal is placed in the opening with the attachment
screws from the inside out.
3. TIRES -- only 4 ply passenger
or 6 ply LT tires DOT approved tires can be used.
Only 1 tire per wheel. NO STUDS!!
All wheel weights must be removed. Only AIR is allowed
in tires. TIRE RATING MUST BE HI-LIGHTED & VISIBLE TO
INSPECTORS. No valve stem guards.
4. A MAXIMUM OF FIVE (5) GALLONS OF GASOLINE
WILL BE ALLOWED.
GAS TANKS may be moved to the
trunk but will not be allowed in driver's compartment unless
covered by a metal firewall. Only unleaded gasoline with a
maximum octane level of 93 will be permitted. BOOSTED
or RACING FUEL will not be allowed. If you have a car
equipped with a fuel pump in the gas tank call (410-957-4549)
for special instructions on the procedure of movement of the
gas tank. Gas lines or fuel pumps will not be permitted to be
run within the drivers compartment.
5. ONLY ONE (1) STOCK BATTERY will be allowed. A maximum
of 1000 cold cranking amps or less will be permitted. It may
be moved into the passenger floorboard area but must be mounted
and covered for the participants own protection.
6. NO REINFORCEMENTS
OF ANY KIND WILL BE ALLOWED. Only exception will be the driver side
front door. Trailer hitches or any type of stiffening device
are considered reinforcements. You may weld rear ends or differentials
to create a positive traction rear end. Welding of bumper shocks
are considered reinforcements.
Maximum bumper height is 24 inches from the ground
to the center of the bumper.
7. STANDARD EXHAUST SYSTEM must be removed or cut
off just past the fire wall.
Headers are permitted.
No stacks through the hood.
8. DO NOT WELD OR BOLT hood or truck lids down.
Use wire. All doors must be chained shut or secured with wire
(wire is preferred on at least one door to allow for quick removal
of injured participants). If doors are welded a maximum of
two, four inch welds in length on the two vertical seems per
a door will be permitted. If a driver's side door comes open,
he or she will be disqualified. THIS RULE WILL BE ENFORCED.
9. A 12 BY 15 INCH HOLE must be cut into the center
of hood to allow for early fire detection.
10. ALL FAN BLADES must be removed. Only
exception will be if your car is equipped with a slip clutch
fan blade and fan shroud or came stock with an electric fan
and shroud. You may create your own fan shroud out of some
type of thin metal material & replace stiff original fans
with slip clutch fans.
11. PRIOR TO BRINGING CARS TO FAIRGROUND radiators must be drained
and back flushed of all antifreeze coolants. They then can
be refilled with water or the new naturally biodegradable coolant
"Sierra" distributed by Safe Brands Corporation; Omaha,
12. SAFETY BELTS, HELMETS, AND IMPACT RESISTANT
EYE PROTECTORS are required. If car was equipped with a shoulder restraint
system including lap belt, both must be used. Driver can be
disqualified at any time if either belt or helmet is removed
during a heat.
13. DRIVERS MAY MANEUVER FORWARD OR BACKWARD.
No deliberate head-on collisions or deliberately ramming a driver's
door. This can lead to disqualification.
14. A TIME LIMIT IS SET OF 1 MINUTE. IF
A DRIVER DOES NOT HIT A LIVE CAR WITHIN THE TIME LIMIT, this can lead to disqualification.
DO NOT PLAY POSSUM.
15. ALL CARS MUST BE REMOVED FROM GROUNDS
BY THE OWNER NO LATER THAN 10:00 A.M. THE NEXT DAY FOLLOWING
THE DERBY. THIS IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY,
so make arrangements before derby time.
16. THE DERBY WILL BE COMPOSED OF INDIVIDUAL
HEATS AND A FEATURE HEAT with cash prizes and trophies going to each heat
winner and grand prize to feature winner. If derby is a multiple
show derby the feature heat will be held during the last show.
Feature heat will be comprised of winners from each heat of
17. ADDITIONAL SAFETY REGULATIONS MAY
BE IMPOSED depending on the track. Rules are subject to
change to fit event. If you have any safety concerns do not
hesitate to ask. Call (410) 957-4549 and ask for Joe. THE
DECISION OF JUDGE IS FINAL. ANY DRIVER NOT OBEYING THE RULES
WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.
18. A 5 MPH SPEED LIMIT must be maintained at
all times in pit area, parking lot and track. This rules will
be strictly enforced.
19. Must wear goggles/face shield at all times
during the demolition derby. If participating without shield
or goggles in correct position you will be disqualified.
20. Exhaust may be run through the hood.
look forward to seeing you there! ! ! !
to our past winners!
to right) Joe Waters, Event Chairman; John Smith, Great Pocomoke
Fair President, Larry Shockley, event winner; Perry Waters, event
The A-1 car
- driven by Larry Shockley of Snow Hill was the event winner.
Built by Waters Garage of Pocomoke.
driven by Perry Waters of Pocomoke was the Runner-up.
Built by Waters Garage of Pocomoke.
photos from the 2012 Demolition Derby:
Click here to see photos
from past events.