The 2017 Jackie Carey English Demolition Derby on Saturday, Sept. 16, brought a record number of 126 cars to the Henry County fairgrounds in Cambridge.

The 2017 Jackie Carey English Demolition Derby on Saturday, Sept. 16, brought a record number of 126 cars to the Henry County fairgrounds in Cambridge.

Some of the proceeds of the derby went to Cambridge and Andover/Osco fire departments and the Cambridge Ambulance Service for the purchase of equipment or to aid in helping volunteers take advantage of continuing education opportunities.

Nick Hixson was voted the Fan Favorite Driver, while Matthew Nanninga won King of the Hill.

Class winners were:

TURN KEY

1st -Chad Woolley

MINI VANS

1st: Mitchell Kitterman

2nd:Mark Sutton

3rd: Matt Sells

COMPACT

1st: Tanner Hall

2nd: Nick Hixson

3rd: Joey DeKezel

WELD

1st: Josh Dykeman/Ron Dykeman

2nd: Cody Reaver

3rd: James Hunt

ROOKIE/POWDER PUFF

1st: Michael Purdy

2nd: Zach Johnson

3rd: Rebecca Johnson

80'S & NEWER

1st: Travis Anderson

2nd: Steven Bradley

3rd: Jim Winkler

OPEN WIRE

1st: Dave Olson

2nd: Eric Olson

3rd: Austin Johnson

PATCH

1st: Dusty Gilges

2nd: Bobby Whitaker

3rd: Nate McMahon

Friends of the Demolition Derby awards were presented to BankORION, Peterson Disposal Service, Don Hedger of DT Cores, Rose and Chris Williamson, Rhonda Rusk, Jerri Curtis, Sandy and Bruce Hull, Mindy Carls of the Cambridge Chronicle, Amanda Johnson, Dave and Tyler Englis, Dylan Oliver and Jody Nimrick.

Garey Carey, the oldest driver with 55 years of experience in demolition derbies, also received a Friend of the Demolitin Derby Award, and his own event T-shirt with the 2017 logo upside down because two years ago he overturned his car.

In the remote control derby held in the Merchants Building, Josh Dykeman won both the regular derby and the Pro/Mod class.

Rich McCain was second in the regular derby and third in the Pro/Mod derby.

Audrey Russell was third in the regular derby, and Kasey Carey was second in the Pro/Mod derby.

Cliff Mosher and Jake Pierce won the bags tournament, when the Geneseo Moose Lodge hosted.

Next year, the Jackie Carey English Demolition Derby will be Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018.