June 19, 2013 | Volume 100 / Number 25

Heavy Metal

Potter Wins Demo Derby

There were close to 10,000 collisions in Glasgow on Saturday. All of them were with malicious purpose as 17 drivers and cars participated in the 80s & Up Demolition Derby at the Glasgow Fairgrounds.

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J. Levi Burnfin / The Courier
The wreckage was apparent during the 80s and Up Demolition Derby on Saturday. Michael Pedersen\'s car, above, was closer to shrapnel than a running vehicle by the end.

With a calcutta immediately preceding the wreckage, and thousands in prize money on the line, the drivers weren’t holding back any steel-crunching punches. Coming out of the twisted ball of metal was Fred Potter, who took the top spot in the finals over second-place finisher and defending champion Willie Lauckner.

Potter, Lauckner, Tim Potter Jr. and Mike Pedersen were the last four standing i...

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