According to the KJ, New Hampshire Motor Speedway hosted a pumpkin launching competition over the weekend.

Six teams came from as far away as Virginia to compete in the "punkin' chunkin'" competition.  Their cannons, catapults, and other devices launched massive pumpkins as far as 2/3 of a mile!  They also used the machines to toss cars, boats, and a piano

Check out the video from WMUR TV: