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Demolition derby a smash hit for drivers (with video)

7:44 PM, Jul. 7, 2013
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Ryan Weinkauf spent three weeks and a couple hundred bucks fixing up his car and giving it a new paint job.

And then the Ringle native wrecked it in 10 minutes Sunday afternoon at Lucky O'Hara's demolition derby, the Sunday grandstand entertainment at the Wausau Area Jaycees Fourth of July Celebration at Marathon Park.

Weinkauf, 17, has been participating in demolition derbies since he was 13 years old. His father used to run derbies, too, so he grew up reveling in the spirit of the event and now has taken his father's place in the muddy demolition pit. ...

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