Demolition Derby Tickets

A thrilling motorsport is on its way to you in the form of Demolition Derby. This is one sport where the object is not to outpace your competitors to the finish line; it is more on the lines of the last man standing format. Five or more vehicles (cars) take part in the competition with the sole purpose of banging their cars into one another. The one car that remains functional at the end is crowned the winner. There aren’t too many sports around the world that provide more gripping action than this. It is a thrill-a-minute ride from the start all the way to its conclusion. If you have a daredevil in you, then book your Demolition Derby tickets and watch the fireworks go off live.

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Demolition Derby is a famous American motorsport that draws thousands of spectators every year. Held annually at the West End Fair Demolition Derby in Gilbert, Pennsylvania and many other locations, it is an event that is diverse in nature but at its core involves drivers literally crashing into each other. The driver whose vehicle remains operational until the end of the event wins it. A brutal battle between vehicles and drivers, thousands of Demolition Derby tickets are sold each year for the event.

Demolition Derby, a motorsport with cars deliberately crashing and destroying each other, has gained fame in the US since its beginning. A last man standing event, it was founded in the US and spread like wildfire to Europe where it is known as banger racing. One of the most exciting motorsports in the world, the intentional destruction of cars has grown to become a sport many have fallen in love with. Drivers often make use of the front and rear of their cars to ram into other cars.

The first Demolition Derby was held during the fifties on American race tracks and during fairs by promoters. However, some events are said to have taken place way back in the thirties where they used Ford Model T vehicles that were worn out. The derby is said to have originated from a sport that involved colliding old locomotives during the nineteenth century. By the sixties, the sport was taking place all over the world with the first derby in Australia attracting more than twenty thousand people. The World Championship Demolition Derby was also held since the sixties; broadcasted live by ABC as part of its Wide World of Sports program.

In 1972, Los Angeles played host to a unique derby which involved new cars. It was held at the Los Angeles Coliseum with drivers Bobby Unser, Mario Andretti and A.J. Foyt. In 1997, The Nashville Network hosted the program Motor Madness, featuring derbies from all over the US. Special derbies under the Motor Madness banner were also organized, featuring new rules such as the most offensive hits winning the event. Following the new millennium, new TV programs evolved such as Carpocalypse on Spike TV and The Speed Channel’s demolition derbies.

In 2006, the NAPA Auto Parts Crash for Cash Series was started by Mike Weatherford Promotions, a company led by Dustin Swayne and Mike Weatherford. This competition offered a handsome cash prize to the winner. Derby events were organized in various cities with the finals seeing more than a hundred cars participating. Since then, this series of cars destroying cars has grown to become one of the most popular motorsports in the US.

Prize money for the NAPA Auto Parts Crash for Cash Series has increased with time. Each year, more than seventy five thousand drivers take part in demolition derbies of which over two thousand are held in the US. Other famous demolition derby events include the TNN Motor Madness series.

Rules of the sport are formed according to the kind of derby. The types of cars are always specified; from trucks to minivans to full size cars. Each driver has to wear a helmet and seat belt as well as cages and roll over bars in the vehicles. Events are usually kicked off with drivers racing around an oval track or facing each other rear to rear. Drivers have to crash into a car every two minutes otherwise they are disqualified. Not only does the last car to hit another car emerge as the winner but drivers with special hits are also awarded.

In most derbies, rolling a car is often not allowed, but special rollover competitions are held in which cars have to do just that. In most derbies, drivers are not allowed to crash into another driver’s door as this often leads to disqualification. Some derbies allow teaming up whereas some don’t. Special events, such as Figure 8 Races, are also held on tracks shaped like the number eight. School buses are featured in these races. One of the most popular tracks for this event is New York’s Riverhead Raceway. All in all, this is a sport worth buying Demolition Derby tickets by those fond of watching vehicles brutally destroying other vehicles.

The Demolition Derby honored fallen deputy Mark Burbridge in July 2017. Killed in the line of duty, his car was used in the West Fair 2017 Demolition Derby. As a tribute to the local hero, Deputy Burbridge’s car was included in the derby as a reminder of his courage and contribution towards his community Council Bluffs, Iowa.  


Demolition Derby Schedule

Nothing beats the joy of watching your favorite music artist perform live! Demolition Derby's concert dates are out and fans are looking forward to the upcoming shows. The next concert will be held in Greeley at the Stampede Arena - Greeley on 7-Jul-19, while the last available date is for the event scheduled for Canfield at the Canfield Fairgrounds on 30-Aug-19. For complete information regarding dates and venues, please visit our website.

Event Venue City Date
Demolition Derby Stampede Arena - Greeley Greeley, CO Sun Jul 07 201902:00 PM
Destruction Derby 1 Stanislaus County Fair Turlock, CA Mon Jul 15 201906:30 PM
Destruction Derby 2 Stanislaus County Fair Turlock, CA Tue Jul 16 201906:30 PM
Demolition Derby Delaware State Fairgrounds Harrington, DE Sun Jul 21 201904:00 PM
Demolition Derby Troy Fairgrounds Troy, PA Sat Jul 27 201906:30 PM
Demolition Derby Adams County Fair Grounds - CO Brighton, CO Fri Aug 02 201907:00 PM
Demolition Derby The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Gaithersburg, MD Fri Aug 16 201907:30 PM
Demolition Derby The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Gaithersburg, MD Sat Aug 17 201907:30 PM
Demolition Derby Canfield Fairgrounds Canfield, OH Fri Aug 30 201908:00 PM

Demolition Derby Ticket Prices

The average price for Demolition Derby Tickets start from $21. The minimum get in price is $19 for Demolition Derby Tickets at the Canfield Fairgrounds, Canfield. For a detailed look at ticket prices and amazing discounts, visit our website.

Name City Date Average Ticket Price Get In Price
(Minimum Price)
Demolition Derby Greeley 7-Jul-19 $43 $43
Destruction Derby 1 Turlock 15-Jul-19 $40 $26
Destruction Derby 2 Turlock 16-Jul-19 $41 $26
Demolition Derby Harrington 21-Jul-19 $46 $30
Demolition Derby Troy 27-Jul-19 $166 $164
Demolition Derby Brighton 2-Aug-19 $36 $36
Demolition Derby Gaithersburg 16-Aug-19 $27 $27
Demolition Derby Gaithersburg 17-Aug-19 $27 $27
Demolition Derby Canfield 30-Aug-19 $21 $19

* Ticket Prices vary on hourly basis.

Upcoming EventDiscount CodePercentageDate
Destruction Derby 1, Stanislaus County Fair, Turlock, CA Event18 4% Mon Jul 15 2019 06:30 PM
Destruction Derby 2, Stanislaus County Fair, Turlock, CA Event18 4% Tue Jul 16 2019 06:30 PM


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