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Hundreds attend Paris Fair motorsport events

Local NewsHundreds attend Paris Fair motorsport events

For guests attending the 166th annual Paris Fair, there was no shortage of thrilling entertainment as hundreds of people took advantage of action-packed motorsport shows.

Guests filled the stands to watch as cars smashed and bashed their way to victory during the fair’s Demolition Derby events held on Thursday, August 31 and Friday, September 1, 2023.

Drivers collide during the Demolition Derby’s figure eight race at the 166th annual Paris Fair on Thursday, August 31, 2023.

Thursday’s event featured a figure eight style race as drivers competed to complete several laps around the track as they weaved their way around two cement blocks.

Two drivers fight to take the lead during the Demolition Derby’s figure eight race at the 166th annual Paris Fair on Thursday, August 31, 2023.

Guests could be heard cheering and shouting for their favourite driver as the participants duked it out for the winning title.

On Friday, the action continued as fair goers gathered around to watch the mini smash and pro-stock event where drivers fought for their shot at being the last one standing.

One driver celebrates his win during the Demolition Derby’s figure eight race at the 166th annual Paris Fair on Thursday, August 31, 2023.

For those who may have missed the derby, or for those simply looking for more thrills, guests took advantage of the daily freestyle motocross shows that ran Friday through Monday.

Hundreds of people gathered around as drivers like Kassie and Kyle Boone, LP Chabot, Steel Cutter, and Christian Martinez defied gravity as they took turns soaring through the air and performing complicated tricks.

LP Chabot performs a holy grab trick during one of the many freestyle motocross events at the 166th annual Paris Fair on Sunday, September 3, 2023.
Steel Cutter performs a corkscrew trick during one of the many freestyle motocross events at the 166th annual Paris Fair on Sunday, September 3, 2023.
Kassie Boone performs a double heart attack trick during one of the many freestyle motocross events at the 166th annual Paris Fair on Sunday, September 3, 2023.

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