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Soap Box Derby Is Today - Alton Daily News

"soapox racing uk" on Google - September 6, 2014 - 06:03

Alton Daily News

Soap Box Derby Is Today
Alton Daily News
The race and corresponding festival is entering its third decade this year. There are about 25 vendors registered, including more crafters this year. It is always held the weekend after Labor Day, giving area youths a chance to race in a soapbox car ...

Our view: Orchids and onions - Herald Times Reporter

"soapox racing uk" on Google - September 5, 2014 - 21:25

Our view: Orchids and onions
Herald Times Reporter
There will be “alien” drops, pet contests, whacky costume contests, Elvis impersonators and space races, all with an out-of-this-world theme. The event, now in its ... We see public use of sites like Facebook and Twitter as a means to constructive ...

Weird, wacky Sputnikfest returns Saturday at Rahr-West - Herald Times Reporter

"soapox racing uk" on Google - September 5, 2014 - 19:42

Weird, wacky Sputnikfest returns Saturday at Rahr-West
Herald Times Reporter
The festival, which is now in its seventh year, kicks off at noon with a new event, the Sputnikfest Space Race Downhill Derby, which organizers described as a soapbox race for adults. People can bring their own carts, complete with steering and braking ...

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Summer ends in Creede on lasting note - Mineral County Miner

"soapox racing uk" on Google - September 4, 2014 - 21:08

Summer ends in Creede on lasting note
Mineral County Miner
Sunday morning rolled in with the annual Gravity Derby. A fun, much anticipated event that entails a homemade soapbox car and the power of gravity that races participants to the finish line. Only three rules qualify racers to participate in the event ...

Coffin races to take the place of soapbox derby - Sand Springs Leader

"soapox racing uk" on Google - September 3, 2014 - 19:34

Coffin races to take the place of soapbox derby
Sand Springs Leader
Employees from Cecil & Sons Tires attempts to win the coffin race in 2013 at Boo On Broadway. Posted: Wednesday, September 3, 2014 1:24 pm. Coffin races to take the place of soapbox derby By Kirk McCracken, Managing Editor

The Clayton Derby Shows Kids Down Main Street in Soapbox-Style Cars - San Jose Mercury News media center

"soapox racing uk" on Google - August 31, 2014 - 01:28

The Clayton Derby Shows Kids Down Main Street in Soapbox-Style Cars
San Jose Mercury News media center
The Clayton Derby and Car Show filled downtown Clayton with hundreds of kids of all ages racing down Main Street in soapbox-style cars, and a car show with classic buffed to a shine cars on display. (Dan Rosenstrauch/Bay Area News Group). Description ...

Soapbox derby may return to downtown Bremerton - Bremerton Patriot

"soapox racing uk" on Google - August 29, 2014 - 14:04

Soapbox derby may return to downtown Bremerton
Bremerton Patriot
According to Barry, there were soapbox derby events in downtown Bremerton on Fourth Street from about 2003 until 2008 or 2009. “The association began in Bremerton,” he said. “We had our races on the hill on Fourth Street, before the movie theater went in.

News from Duxford - Cambridge News

"soapox racing uk" on Google - August 29, 2014 - 10:05

Cambridge News

News from Duxford
Cambridge News
The Duxford Village Association has recently been set up by a group of like minded residents committed to ensuring that the rural fabric of the area is preserved and maintained for the benefit of residents, visitors and future generations in Duxford, ...

Keene adult soapbox derby on track for Labor Day - Burleson Crowley Connection

"soapox racing uk" on Google - August 27, 2014 - 22:06

Keene adult soapbox derby on track for Labor Day
Burleson Crowley Connection
Now, thanks to the advent of the adult soapbox racing, big kids can play as well as younger drivers. And this year, Johnson County is again home to an adult soapbox race that's turning Keene into a Labor Day hot spot for the sport. “We have a brand new ...

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Keene adult soapbox derby on track for Labor Day - Cleburne Times-Review

"soapox racing uk" on Google - August 27, 2014 - 21:38

Keene adult soapbox derby on track for Labor Day
Cleburne Times-Review
Zenk, with help from co-founder Eric Foren, began the PDX derby in the summer of '97 atop Mt. Tabor, co-opting the rebellious nature of San Francisco's races and coupling it with Portland's sense of whimsy.” One commentator on the newspaper's website ...

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City puts brakes on soapbox derby - Sand Springs Leader

"soapox racing uk" on Google - August 27, 2014 - 21:06

City puts brakes on soapbox derby
Sand Springs Leader
Sand Springs Chamber Director May Eubanks had an idea for those that started building a soapbox car. “I am sad that the Soap Box Derby is canceled. But if you want to race, enter the coffin races at the Boo On Broadway,” she said. Boo On Broadway is ...

News from Duxford - Cambridge News

"soapox racing uk" on Google - August 27, 2014 - 14:36

Cambridge News

News from Duxford
Cambridge News
ALL GO FOR THE DUXFORD SOAP BOX DERBY! Everyone is pulling out all the stops ... This year, in fact, there will actually be TWO races. A special Children's Race will ... After the races on SUNDAY 7 SEPTEMBER there will again be an auction at The Plough ...

IndyCar driver Juan Pablo Montoya speaks to Upland students - Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

"soapox racing uk" on Google - August 27, 2014 - 07:25

IndyCar driver Juan Pablo Montoya speaks to Upland students
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
World-renowned Verizon IndyCar Series driver Juan Pablo Montoya, left, talks with eighth-grader Jason Chavez, 13, about being a professional race car driver on Tuesday during a visit at Upland Junior High School in Upland. Photos by James Carbone.

Soapbox derby races to help homeless - Cincinnati.com

"soapox racing uk" on Google - August 25, 2014 - 18:45

Soapbox derby races to help homeless
Cincinnati.com
Race Day Sponsor for this year's event is Lexus RiverCenter and Toyota is the Finish Line Sponsor. Up to 30 corporate car teams will compete for the 2014 trophy by racing soapbox cars they have built and painted. Trophies also will be awarded to teams ...

Soap Box Classic on Labor Day in Keene - Alvarado Star

"soapox racing uk" on Google - August 24, 2014 - 19:12

Soap Box Classic on Labor Day in Keene
Alvarado Star
The racing format for the both divisions is a double-elimination straight speed race. Awards will be given for the top three finishes in the ... It was established in 2009 to promote the sport of adult soapbox derby racing. “This is a family-friendly ...

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Soap Box Classic on Labor Day in Keene - Alvarado Star

"soapox racing uk" on Google - August 24, 2014 - 18:13

Soap Box Classic on Labor Day in Keene
Alvarado Star
The racing format for the both divisions is a double-elimination straight speed race. Awards will be given for the top three finishes in the ... It was established in 2009 to promote the sport of adult soapbox derby racing. “This is a family-friendly ...

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Soap Box Classic returns to Keene on Labor Day - The Keene Star

"soapox racing uk" on Google - August 24, 2014 - 18:07

Soap Box Classic returns to Keene on Labor Day
The Keene Star
The racing format for the both divisions is a double-elimination straight speed race. Awards will be given for the top three finishes in the ... It was established in 2009 to promote the sport of adult soapbox derby racing. “This is a family-friendly ...

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Dorval Soapbox Derby Celebrates 35 Years of racing fun! - West Island Gazette

"soapox racing uk" on Google - August 23, 2014 - 15:03

West Island Gazette

Dorval Soapbox Derby Celebrates 35 Years of racing fun!
West Island Gazette
The fifth annual “Gerry Cup” will be awarded for the most, unique, whacky, decorative helmet creation that can also be worn in the race. Helmets and closed-toe shoes are mandatory in order to participate in the event. Registration forms are available ...

Teams gear up for Red Bull Soapbox Derby in Seattle — with steepest course ... - Q13 FOX

"soapox racing uk" on Google - August 22, 2014 - 03:39

Q13 FOX

Teams gear up for Red Bull Soapbox Derby in Seattle — with steepest course ...
Q13 FOX
The Red Bull Soapbox Race is a national race for amateur drivers from all around the country. Drivers use only gravity for the non-motorized event. Teams design and build their own “Soapbox dream machines” to compete in a downhill race. The Soapboxes ...

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Events calendar Calendar of events - Poughkeepsie Journal

"soapox racing uk" on Google - August 21, 2014 - 16:47

Events calendar Calendar of events
Poughkeepsie Journal
Benefit for Artist Soapbox Derby. 845-481-5158. Bearsville Theater — 291 Tinker St., Woodstock. 9 p.m. Aug. 22, Third World with Royal Khaoz; 9 p.m. Aug. 23, Ross Rice's Very Sexy Trio and special guests. 845-679-4406. The Emerson Resort — 5340 Route ...