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Pottstown Soap Box Derby celebrates 20 years - Reading Eagle

"soapox racing uk" on Google - June 23, 2014 - 04:11

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Pottstown Soap Box Derby celebrates 20 years
Reading Eagle
By 10 a.m., trucks towing four soapbox cars at a time started making their way up the hill to get the youngest racers on their marks. Brenner hooked the cars onto the starting blocks, then released the panels to start the races. Thirty-six cars raced ...
Soap Box Derby makes a comebackBuffalo News

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20th anniversary of Soapbox Derby saw big turnout - The Mercury

"soapox racing uk" on Google - June 22, 2014 - 01:10

20th anniversary of Soapbox Derby saw big turnout
The Mercury
The derby, which is sponsored by the AMBUCS, had 36 racers compete this year. Although that is two less than last year, McKain said he is proud to have such a good turnout because other races have gotten smaller. McKain, who has been organizing the ...

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Soap Box Derby makes a comeback - Buffalo News

"soapox racing uk" on Google - June 21, 2014 - 03:43

Soap Box Derby makes a comeback
Buffalo News
Daniel O'Brien, left, and Aidan Hartnova practice their driving for today's Soap. ADVERTISEMENT. The All American Soap Box Derby is commonly referred to as “the greatest amateur racing event in the world.” The derby was once a great spectacle in ...

PHOTOS: Getting ready for the Soapbox Derby in Pottstown - The Mercury

"soapox racing uk" on Google - June 20, 2014 - 14:12

PHOTOS: Getting ready for the Soapbox Derby in Pottstown
The Mercury
This year marks the 20th anniversary of Soap Box Derby, which races down the Wilson Street hill at Farmington Avenue on Saturday, June 21. The public is welcome to attend the event and watch the races. Wilson Street will be closed starting at noon ...

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Getting ready for Derby Day - The Mercury

"soapox racing uk" on Google - June 20, 2014 - 13:56

Getting ready for Derby Day
The Mercury
Soapbox derby racers check in their cars at D&D Collision services in Pottstown on June 14, 2014. (Photo by ... This year marks the 20th anniversary of Soap Box Derby, which races down the Wilson Street hill at Farmington Avenue on Saturday, June 21.

Keeping the tradition and carrying it forward - Kokomo Perspective

"soapox racing uk" on Google - June 20, 2014 - 10:05

Keeping the tradition and carrying it forward
Kokomo Perspective
Families came out to race in the inaugural event, some of whom are still participating in the race more than a decade later. Brian Allen and his daughter, Emily, and son, Nicholas, signed up for the first new derby and have ... The winners of the ...

Soapbox Derby races in Nevada City Saturday - The Union of Grass Valley

"soapox racing uk" on Google - June 20, 2014 - 05:29

Soapbox Derby races in Nevada City Saturday
The Union of Grass Valley
This driver heads down Nimrod Street in Nevada City at last year's soapbox derby. Expand Photo This driver heads down Nimrod Street in Nevada City at last year's soapbox derby. John Hart/jhart@theunion.com | The Union. This driver heads down Nimrod ...

GreEnid promotes sustainable living - Enid News & Eagle

"soapox racing uk" on Google - June 17, 2014 - 23:00

GreEnid promotes sustainable living
Enid News & Eagle
... Communication Federal and StarTek. The NBC Oklahoma Potato Races are sure to be a favorite with the young crowd, Baker said. “It's a soapbox derby with potatoes,” Baker said. “The kids, it's kind of like a mosh pit around there because the kids ...

Herriman dominated weekend's soapbox races in Bridgenorth - Kawartha Media Group

"soapox racing uk" on Google - June 17, 2014 - 16:25

Herriman dominated weekend's soapbox races in Bridgenorth
Kawartha Media Group
Kris Weir of Bridgenorth who races in the CSBRA and Local Greater Peterborough Soap Box Derby Association captured 3rd, while Emily McDonald of Kingston finished 4th. Braden Wilson put his CSBRA pro car the Intimidator on the top in the Pro class ...

Soap box derby racer crashes into spectator - Ninemsn

"soapox racing uk" on Google - June 17, 2014 - 08:27

Soap box derby racer crashes into spectator
Ninemsn
In a video uploaded online this week, a wannabe speed-demon is shown racing down an unknown street during what appears to be a specially-organised soapbox derby event. The footage, which appears to have come from a helmet-mounted camera, ...

Family Affair at Marble Falls Soapbox Derby - TWC News

"soapox racing uk" on Google - June 16, 2014 - 16:49

Family Affair at Marble Falls Soapbox Derby
TWC News
What better way to spend Father's Day than with some good old fashioned soapbox racing? Teams took ... "Today we came out for the Soapbox derby race and we've done it three years now, and it's been a joy every year,” racer Paul Merkel said. “I get to ...

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Family Affair at Marble Falls Soapbox Derby - TWC News

"soapox racing uk" on Google - June 16, 2014 - 13:18

Family Affair at Marble Falls Soapbox Derby
TWC News
What better way to spend Father's Day than with some good old fashioned soapbox racing? Teams took ... "Today we came out for the Soapbox derby race and we've done it three years now, and it's been a joy every year,” racer Paul Merkel said. “I get to ...

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9th annual Soapbox Derby overtakes Bethel Hill - Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

"soapox racing uk" on Google - June 16, 2014 - 05:41

9th annual Soapbox Derby overtakes Bethel Hill
Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era
soapbox. Cayleigh Clay (above, left) and Ta'Nevaeh Buckner race for first place down the hill on Bethel Street during the final leg of the derby's stock car races. soapbox. Kat Russell | Kentucky New Era ...

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9th annual Soapbox Derby overtakes Bethel Hill - Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

"soapox racing uk" on Google - June 16, 2014 - 04:18

9th annual Soapbox Derby overtakes Bethel Hill
Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era
soapbox. Cayleigh Clay (above, left) and Ta'Nevaeh Buckner race for first place down the hill on Bethel Street during the final leg of the derby's stock car races. soapbox. Kat Russell | Kentucky New Era ...

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Annual soapbox derby in McKeesport spans generations for families - Tribune-Review

"soapox racing uk" on Google - June 16, 2014 - 03:05

Annual soapbox derby in McKeesport spans generations for families
Tribune-Review
Generations of families have come to compete and win the annual Greater Pittsburgh Soap Box Derby. But the Father's Day tradition means more than racing. “You see two 8-year-olds shaking hands after a race,” said volunteer Ray Benney of West Mifflin.

Soap Box Derby - PA home page

"soapox racing uk" on Google - June 15, 2014 - 03:49

PA home page

Soap Box Derby
PA home page
Racing skills and helmets are a must. Gravity does the rest. ... Jim Campbell -- Race Director explains "The Soapbox Derby first came to Williamsport in 1940, and continued on to 1954 excluding the years they did not race for World War Two." The race ...

Soapbox Derby gets the green light Sunday - St. Albert Gazette

"soapox racing uk" on Google - June 14, 2014 - 14:18

Soapbox Derby gets the green light Sunday
St. Albert Gazette
Racers will compete in heats of three with their standard kit karts all assembled, tested and approved for thunderous gravity-powered racing. The event is for children aged six to 12 with races divided up into three separate age categories: 6 to 7, 8 ...

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Soapbox Derby gets the green light Sunday - St. Albert Gazette

"soapox racing uk" on Google - June 14, 2014 - 14:18

Soapbox Derby gets the green light Sunday
St. Albert Gazette
Racers will compete in heats of three with their standard kit karts all assembled, tested and approved for thunderous gravity-powered racing. The event is for children aged six to 12 with races divided up into three separate age categories: 6 to 7, 8 ...

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Soapbox Derby gets the green light Sunday - St. Albert Gazette

"soapox racing uk" on Google - June 14, 2014 - 06:13

Soapbox Derby gets the green light Sunday
St. Albert Gazette
Racers will compete in heats of three with their standard kit karts all assembled, tested and approved for thunderous gravity-powered racing. The event is for children aged six to 12 with races divided up into three separate age categories: 6 to 7, 8 ...

Derby racers compete for trophies, glory - Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

"soapox racing uk" on Google - June 13, 2014 - 04:20

Derby racers compete for trophies, glory
Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era
Since 2005, Hopkinsville has been cranking out All-American Soapbox Derby racers. This year, the annual Soapbox Derby Banquet was the kick off to another year of racing. The Kiwanis Club, the main sponsor and creator of the Hopkinsville race, hosted a ...