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Crazy Jim Changed His Name and Lived Pedal to the Metal

Published on November 18th, 2013 | by DDL HQ

March 17, 2002 by NICOLE SWEENEY Reprinted by permission of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel OBITUARY He was known as a flamboyant used car dealer, demolition derby pioneer, gubernatorial candidate and a Las Vegas high roller who ... Read More


Going to Wreck and Ruin – REPRINT

Published on November 4th, 2013 | by DDL HQ

Demolition derby brings out all those destructive tendencies.  Robert Rice is one of that rare breed–who lives for the crash. Original Publication on December 22, 1999 by KEVIN BAXTER Reprinted by permission of Los Angeles Times ... Read More


DDL at 10,000 Facebook Likes!

Published on October 28th, 2013 | by DDL HQ

The DEMOLITION DERBY LEAGUE is pleased to announce that it’s Facebook page ( achieved it’s 10,000th like today. “This goes to show that the demolition derby community is thriving, particularly online!” says League Commissioner Dino Disastro. ... Read More


DDL Announces Ambassador Program

Published on October 1st, 2013 | by DDL HQ

The DEMOLITION DERBY LEAGUE is pleased to announce the launch of the DDL Ambassador Program. League Members will serve as official representatives and will work hand in hand with promoters, sponsors, media interests and other members ... Read More


DERBYTEES.COM – An American Dream, Derby Style!

Published on September 13th, 2013 | by DDL HQ

The hard-hittin’, crash ’em, bash ’em action of Demolition Derbies originated in the United States. These extreme metal crumplin’, last car runnin’ battles are a great American pastime for people all across the country, but Mark ... Read More


DAY OF THE DERBY – As I get out of bed…

Published on September 5th, 2013 | by DDL HQ

By Scott Coho 4:30 AM – As I get out of bed and head for the bathroom it hits me… it’s derby day! After all of the days of planning, stripping, building, and painting it is ... Read More


DEC HEADERS – A Lot Less Fires!

Published on July 25th, 2013 | by DDL HQ

By Michael Amann Doug Crouse knows derby cars. The president of DEC Headers has driven in two derbys, but is quick to point out he is in no way a current driver. “I’m 67 years old!” ... Read More

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