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Crashing and bashing at Weyburn Fair's ‘Rumble in the Ring’

Weyburn's demolition derby drivers 'put on a great show for the standing-room only grandstand' at the Weyburn Fair

WEYBURN — The “Rumble in the Ring” demolition derby at the Weyburn Fair saw a drop in contestants, with seven entries, so all seven ran in the opening heat,and put on a good show, along with lawn mower races and quad pulls

Later in the show, two feature heats were held to determine the top winners of the demo derby.

“The Rumble in the Ring Demo derby was shy on cars, but the drivers all put on a great show for the standing-room only grandstand. Lawn mower racers and quad pullers also put on an exciting, thrilling show for all ages,” said Tyler Metheral, president of the Weyburn Ag Society and a demo derby competitor.

In the feature heat No. 1, Colton Dodd won first place and Kevin Dodd took second. In heat No. 2, Dustin Kennedy won first, Colton Dodd came second, and Sonny St. Denis took third.

The “Best Dressed” award went to Mac Metheral for his “Grinch” car, while St. Denis won the hardest hit award, and Mackenzie Rogal won the Tough Luck award.

In the lawn mower races, Tyler Metheral won first in the course race, and Karson Thue took second.

For the quad pulls, there were two categories based on engine size. For the 500-799cc quads, Aeron Reinson won first and Tyler Metheral took second.

In the 800-1000cc category, Wade Haberstock won first, and Mac Metheral came second.