Demolition Derby

The Brown County Fairgrounds in Mt. Sterling will be the place to be on Saturday, August 2, at 7:30pm as the ever-popular Demolition Derby returns to the grandstand arena. Ramer Race Promotions of Mendota, Illinois will again organize the destruction for this annual clash, bringing more destruction to the event for the delight of demolition derby fanatics.

The main events of the evening will be the any year “Fair Class” autos. The Fair Class is for any year of manufacture automobiles that have been slightly altered from their original factory production. A variety of aftermarket, specially prepared parts for demolition derby action may be added to these autos, but it is NOT an “anything goes” competition, and rules will be strictly enforced.

Along with the Fair Class, there will be Wire Class, Compacts, Mini Trucks, Full Size Trucks and Mini Van.

A special class for smaller cars will also offer great entertainment.

Prize money for the evening will be a minimum of $2000 split between the five top vehicles in each class. Trophies will also be awarded to the top five in each class as well as special awards for superior showmanship in the mud-filled arena.

Paul Ramer of Ramer Race Promotions is a 40-year veteran participant of the sport of demolition derbies. His company brings fast paced action to the show that levels the playing field giving opportunity to any driver to take home the big prizes. Rules are strictly enforced and every driver is treated equally when they pass through the inspection lane.

The entire staff of Ramer Race Promotions are all very familiar with the workings of a demolition derby as the majority of the officials have years of behind the wheel experience in the sport. In addition to the Brown and Adams County Fairs, Ramers promote several other shows for fairs in northern Illinois and southeastern Missouri, as well as hosting the Northern Illinois Championship in September, at their home fairgrounds, the Tri County Fair, in Mendota, Illinois.

Rules and entry forms for the August 2nd event at the Brown County Fairgrounds in Mt Sterling can be obtained by contacting Ramer Race Promotions by phone at 815-539-5321 or through their web site at www.ramerinc.com . All rules for car building are posted on the web site. Those without Internet access may pick up a copy of the rules from the Brown County Fair’s Secretary office, or have them mailed or faxed to them by contacting Ramers.

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