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2018 Annual Local Championship - 75th Anniversary

120 Broadway Dover NH (track starts at the Broadway/Oak Street intersection and completes at the Broadway/Hill Street intersection)


Race City: Dover, NH

Race Location: 120 Broadway, Dover, NH 03820   [Site Layout PDF]

Race Date(s): Sunday June 3, 2018

Driver Check-in: 7:45 AM

Track Setup: 8:00 AM Trial Heats Start:  8:30 AM

Races Start: 9:30 AM

We have a limited number of cars available from local derby families that are available for a new racer to use on loan for the race.  

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If your child is planning on racing in 2018 in our Local and you do not use the Constant Contact registration and pay site could you please at least email us with child's name, age as of 6/3/2018, expected racing division (Stock, Super Stock, or Masters) to   Payment (cash or check) can be made at registration at inspection.

Comimg soon...Racers can register and pay for the event online at the Constant Contact site 

Car Inspection: Saturday June 2, 2018 at MidWay Buick GMC, 120 NH-108, Somersworth, NH 03878

Rain Date: n/a

Trial Runs: 1

Divisions: Stock (ages 7-13 yrs), Super Stock (ages 9-18 yrs.), Masters (ages 10-20 yrs)

Format: Double elimination race with lane/timer swap

Wheel swap: 2-4-2 progressive

Registration Fee: $125 / $100 additional family member 

     Sponsorship can offset your expences: Letter to Community Boosters - Presentation to Community Boosters  

Setup: 2018 All-American Rules / Compliance Inspection / Wheel Swap, Z-Glass wheels for all divisions (driver supplied)

Contact Person: Dick Behan, Race Director, (603)953-3086,

Location of Track: The tracks runs for approx 800 ft, starting at 150 Broadway near Oak St to the finish line in front of Strafford Tire & Battery

Awards Ceremony: Details to come

Local Race Accommodations:  A room block of 10 for 6/1, 6/2 and 6/3  has been reserved at the Comfort Inn & Suites, 10 Hotel Drive, Dover, NH 03820, (603) 750-7507. Ask for "New Hampshire Soap Box Derby".  The room rate is $139 per night.  

Fund Our Race!  All the information is here: General donations, participant and car sponsors. - Letter to Community Boosters - Presentation to Community Boosters

A paper version of the AASBD form and waiver will also be necessary when checking in on race day, see "Register Now" below. This can be filled out in advance and email to  If the AASBD rally registration form and/or Parental Code of Conduct form are not sent to us in advance they will have to be filled out at registration at the track. 

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Parent Code of Conduct Form