Last car rollin’

Photo of demolition derby cars

Donald Stokes, in the 00 car, battles Chris Stokes, in the 00 1/2 car, in an early heat of the State Fair Demolition Derby. Donald Stokes went on to finish second in the 6-cylinder championship.

The State Fair Demolition Derby championships took place this afternoon, and drivers in four categories rolled away with victories.

Nikki Goins defeated fellow Goldsboro resident Megan Creech for the women’s championship.

In the 4-cylinder championship, Jimmy Goodman of Wilmington bested Rickey Cooke of Jamestown.

Jimmy Cisco of Raleigh took out Donald Stokes of Goldsboro to win the 6-cylinder title.

And Chris Lane of Goldsboro won the 8-cylinder championship by knocking out the car driven by Jenna Camptella of Raleigh.

Camptella didn’t leave the Fair empty-handed. Her car, “Foxy Lady,” won the Crowd’s Choice Best Appearance Award, and Donnie McCullen of Goldsboro won the Official’s Choice Best Appearance Award. Josh Kiser of Goldsboro won the Mechanics Award.

About Flying Bob

Most folks know me as Brian Long, but when it comes to the State Fair blog, I'm Flying Bob. Why Flying Bob? It's one of my favorite carnival rides. Plus, once the fair kicks off, I feel like I'm flying in circles at high speed. (All that's missing is a ride attendant shouting, "Do you wanna go fasterrrrr!") Here at the State Fair Press Office, it's our job to give you as much information about this massive event as possible. That's one of the reasons I enjoy contributing to this blog. I hope you'll enjoy reading it.

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