Motorized Events Ring

Engines roar, cars collide, and dust fills the air! All of these sights and sounds can be enjoyed in the Motorized Events Ring where a Demolition Derby, Truck/SVU Pull, Tractor Pull and more keep the bleachers bursting with wide-eyed spectators to these rip-roaring events.

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THURSDAY, September 22, 2022
Fair Hours: 4 PM – 10 PM
7:30–10 PM Demolition Derby
FRIDAY, September 23, 2022
Fair Hours: 9 AM – 10 PM
9 AM–3 PM Garden Tractor Pulls
7:30–10 Figure 8 & Demolition Derby
SATURDAY, September 24, 2022
Fair Hours: 9 AM – 10 PM
12–2 PM Dialed Action Sports, FMX Freestyle Motocross Stunt Show
3–4 PM People Pull—Team Members
6–11 Truck & SUV Pull
SUNDAY, September 25, 2022
Fair Hours: 9 AM – 6 PM
12:00 PM Monster Truck Show Meet & Greet: Meet drivers and get autographs and pictures.
1:00   Power Wheels Demolition Derby
Mom’s Mini Van Demolition Derby
2:00   Monster Truck Show: Monster Truck freestyle event

(All pullers and drivers see contact and registration information below.)

Participant Information

PLEASE TAKE NOTE: No vehicle will be allowed onto the Durham Fair grounds without a parking pass.

All club members will receive parking passes through their club. If you are not a member of a club, you MUST arrive at Maple Avenue, (off Rt. 68, Durham) during the assigned registration time frame to be allowed onto Fair grounds. You will not be allowed on the grounds before registration time unless you contact Joan Harvey at: [email protected] to receive a parking pass in the mail. You will not be allowed on Fair grounds if you are late. No Exceptions. Leave Early.

Thursday, September 22, 2022

  • Demolition Derby: 7:30 – 10 PM

Friday, September 23, 2022

  • Garden Tractor Pulls: 9 AM – 3 PM
    • Fair entry and Registration 8 – 9 AM
    • Contact Information and parking pass: Jeff Martins 860-639-3033
    • All pit equipment MUST accompany the driver in their truck and trailer. All others must park off fair grounds. Only one pit crew member per each truck and trailer.
    • Family members must pay Fair entry.
    • All trucks, trailers, tractors must be out of Motorized Events area by 3:00 PM.
  • Figure 8 & Demolition Derby: 7:30 – 10 PM

Saturday, September 24, 2022

  • Dialed Action Sports, FMX Freestyle Motocross Stunt Show: 12 – 2 PM
    • Freestyle motocross stunt show is by far one of the craziest things you will witness with your own eyes.
    • Features professional FMX stunt riders who have competed in the Mountain Dew Tour, X-Games, Nitro Circus and various other major events.
  • People Pull—Team Members: 3 – 4 PM
    • Just like it sounds: like horse pulls!
    • Team members will pull a sled with blocks on it 6 feet. Process of elimination and length of pull wins 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th. More blocks added on for each pull.
    • To register, contact Joan Harvey at 860-398-0403 or come to Motorized Events ring.
    • Total Team Weight Classes
      • Class A Lite Weight 200349 lbs.
      • Class B Middle Weight 350499 lbs.
      • Class C Heavy Weight 500650 lbs.
    • Each team member will be weighed to determine total weight class for pulling team.
    • All participants must sign a release and indemnity form.
  • Truck and SUV Pull: 6 – 11 PM
    • Fair entry and Registration 3 – 5 PM
    • All pit equipment MUST accompany the driver in their truck and trailer. All others must park off fair grounds. Only one pit crew member per each truck and trailer.
    • Contact: Southern New England Truck Pullers Association
    • Anyone who is participating must be a member of the club per rules, so there should not be anyone there who is not a member.

Sunday, September 25, 2022

  • Monster Truck Show Meet & Greet: 12 – 1 PM
    • Meet drivers and get autographs and pictures.
  • Power Wheels Demolition Derby: 1 PM
    • Fair entry and Registration 11 AM – 12 PM
  • Mom’s Mini Van Demolition Derby: following Power Wheels
    • Fair entry and Registration 10 AM – 12 PM
  • Monster Truck Freestyle Event: 2 PM

Additional questions can be directed to:

  • Jeff Harvey, Superintendent
    860-209-8129
    [email protected]
  • Chris Logan, Assistant Superintendent
    860-680-1027
  • Dennis Harvey, Assistant Superintendent
    203-496-1578