08 January 2011
Demo Derby Teans
Reporting by Bevan Johnston
Racing was Fast Furious and Exciting,
Race one saw the Dirty Rottens Inc go down to the Ferndene Rebels and saw
the retirement of Alistair Thompson and Wayne Glidden from the Dirty Rottens
with engine problems it also had Bevan Johnston and Adrian Maher taking very
heavy hits from the Volvo of Kurt Vickery. When the Rottens went to
congratulate the Rebels on the win, it was noticed that the Volvo was
reinforced illegally which resulted in a disqualification for the team and
disqualification from the meeting for Vickery.
Team Kaos Wellington was beaten by Dads Army from Stratford in a torrid race
to the flag.
The Rebels were next up to race Kaos with Vickery (In the spare car) sent to
the infield before the race started do to the earlier incident. This gave
Kaos their first win.
Dads Army only had two cars to race the scrappers however superb driving
skill seen Dads Army take the win easily and qualify for the final.
The Scrappers were up against the Rottens next and needed a win to force all
teams except Dads Army into the repercharge. The Rottens went hard against
the scrappers but the extra experience paid off for the Rottens who
qualified for the 15 lap final.
The Scappers and Rebels had a two car runoff to see the Rebels win and go
thru to the 3rd and 4th place race which had plenty of action and had the
Rebels take 3rd place overall.
Dads army managed to start with 5 cars and the Rottens also had 5 cars so it
was set and when the flag dropped Wayne Pointon was off to an early lead
only to be taken into the concrete wall heavily while being chased by three
A short time later the tables changed with only Read left for Dads Army and
three Rottens (Pointon, Bevan Johnston and Clint Lyford) a quick change and
Johnston clipped Reads car which had collided with his Brother's (Steven
This gave the Dirty Rottens Inc there 3rd NZ Championship an the first win
ever at Wanganui.
In the All in Demolition Derby Kristel Johnston tied for firet place with
Darrell Wanders from Melbourne. The last 5 Cars running were two Dirty
Rottens and three Kaos cars.
Dirty Rottens Inc
Bevan Johnston, Ben Johnston, Alistair Thompson, Wayne Pointon, Adrian
Maher, Wayne Glidden and Clint Lyford.