Cars slam together during the derby, which was won by Loren Stone, 35, of Lawrence.
Demolition derby fans, from left, Melissa McCauley, Mary Schwartz, 10, and her mother, Linda Ransopher, all of Lawrence, get caught up in the action during the first heat of the derby Friday night at the Douglas County Fair.
Inspectors crawl below an entry in the demolition derby to check the vehicle before the start of races Friday night.
A banged up license plate is attached to the front of a derby car Friday night at the Douglas County Fair.
Spectators watch as derby drivers exit the arena following the inspections Friday night at the Douglas County Fair.
Carl Sorrells, Lawrence, pulls himself out of the passenger side window of a friend's derby car after removing some body bolts from the vehicle.
Demolition derby drivers and crew wait for the entry of cars for inspection prior to the start of the derby of the Douglas County Fair Friday night.