Hundreds Come Out for Putnam's Demolition Derby

By: Steffany Hiett, Jeremy Edwards, Anna Baxter Email
By: Steffany Hiett, Jeremy Edwards, Anna Baxter Email

PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Drivers weren't worried about their pedals sticking Monday night because they were all about crashing.

The Putnam County Fair sponsored one of its most popular events of the week, the Demolition Derby.

Dozens of drivers strapped on their helmets and headed right toward one another. One driver tells it doesn't get any better than the demolition derby.

"It's just a blast, it is a blast. If you've never done it, if you would ever do it, you would be hooked, Doyle McDonald, derby driver said.

The Putnam County Fair runs through Saturday.

PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- The Putnam County Fair officially kicks off this weekend in Eleanor.

The fair kicks off at 9 a.m. Saturday at the fairgrounds.

This year's schedule is packed with a variety of events, including demolition derbys, motocross competitions, carnival rides, concerts and much more.

The fair continues through July 20.

For a complete list of events, click on the link below.

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