demolition derby

noun
1.
a contest in which drivers deliberately and repeatedly crash old cars into each other, on a racetrack or in an enclosed area, with the winner being the last vehicle still moving after all others have been disabled.
2.
Informal. any event or circumstance having the chaotically destructive character of such a competition.

Origin:
1950–55

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demolition derby
 
n
chiefly (US), (Canadian) a competition in which contestants drive old cars into each other until there is only one car left running

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Or they rebuild the engines, knowing they will be in a demolition derby.
It's a maddening demolition derby in which the last car rolling certainly will be replete with dents.
Other fair attractions are its rare and endangered species exhibit, a demolition derby and lumberjack demonstrations.
The tractor pull and demolition derby will also take place in the grandstand.
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