The fun day, the 19th running of the Northern Maine Soap Box Derby, the state venue for down hill racing event.
Watch the Maine soap box derby race 2014 video.
Visit the Maine Soap Box Derby Race Site.
Learn the excitement of down hill gravity racing. Where weight, alignment, steering, lots of luck and plenty of family support does amazing things. Good clean family fun in spirited racing in Northern Maine. In one of the oldest American traditions, soap box derby racing. Houlton Maine is the state venue for the soap box derby race.
This June 14th, 2014 race was the 19th and held on Derby Hill in Houlton Maine.
Lucky to have an engineer hill for the ease up setting up, tearing down the annual race, spring and fall rallies too.
To use the time in course preparation shifted to safety, fun, the racing heats down the hill.
To determine, create a winner of winners through a bracket sheet, series of heats.
To find out who is going west. To represent the state of Maine out in Akron Ohio.
Where since 1934, the World Series of “All American Racing” in Soap Box Derby has been held.
Houlton Maine’s race has the distinction of being the largest local five years running.
Kit cars in stock, superstock, sometimes master’s division derby cars compete on Derby Hill in Houlton Maine.