Kurt Bensmiller is simply unstoppable.

The Dewberry Cowboy took his third Calgary Stampede Rangeland Derby title in the last four years Sunday, July 16, coming off barrel two.

He edged out Obrey Motowylo, who was competing in his first ever Stampede "Dash for Cash" final.

Motowylo, coming off barrel four gave Bensmiller a race, but in the end the veteran reinsman edged him out by just under a second.

Chanse Vigen was a close third, while Logan Gorst was fourth after taking a five second penalty for knocking a barrel.

Bensmiller's now won three straight shows starting here in High River on a special day.

"I won High River on my Mom's Birthday and then won Calgary here on Dad's (Buddy Bensmiller) birthday. So the same as he did when he won it in 1989, Dad won it off the two barrel, and I won it off the two barrel tonight. So everything just kind of added up to work in our favour."

kurt bensmiller 2017 stampede winner mike ridewood calgary stampede july16 2017 002Calgary Stampede 2017 Rangeland Derby Champ Kurt Bensmiller holds up another cheque for $100,000. Photo: Mike Ridewood/Calgary Stampede.

The crowd, fellow drivers and outriders all paid a well deserved tribute to "The King" Kelly Sutherland as well.

He won the fifth heat, and before leaving the track was mobbed by drivers and outriders and had a standing ovation from the crowd, which he acknowledged with a tip of his hat and his traditional "thumbs up" as he took his last lap around the track as he'll retire at the end of the season with 12 Stampede titles under his belt.

kelly sutherland stampede farewell mike ridewood calgary stampede july16 2017 001An emotional Kelly Sutherland, waves his hat to the crowd after winning heat five Sunday. It was "The King's" last trip around the track in Calgary as the 12 time Stampede winner and 12 time World Champion will end his career at the end of the WPCA season. Photo: Mike Ridewood/Calgary Stampede.

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