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Chattanooga Area Soap Box Derby

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We are the local soap box derby race organization for the Chattanooga, TN area.  We have been racing in Chattanooga since 2008.

Soap Box Derby racing is a wonderful family oriented event in which children and their parents participate in the greatest amateur racing program in the world. The Soap Box Derby teaches youngsters teamwork, perseverance, the spirit of competition, and basic construction skills.  Our local race is held in May of each year and races both stock and super stock divisions.  Come on out and join us!

2017 International All American Racers from Chattanooga:

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 Davis Smith

Stock Champion

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Layla Whitaker

Super Stock Champ

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Parker Stewart

Stock Rally Champ

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Jessica Little

Super Stock Rally Champ

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Ashton Stevenson

Super Stock Rally Champ

2016 and 2017 International All American Soap Box Derby Champ.  2016 3rd place winner and 2017, 9th place winner.  Our best places ever at the World Championships. Congrats Ashton!

 Ashton 3Rd


A message from the All-American Soap Box Derby

The Soap Box Derby is a youth racing program which has run nationally since 1934. World Championship finals are held each July at Derby Downs in Akron, Ohio.

The idea of the Soap Box Derby grew out of a photographic assignment of Dayton, Ohio, newsman Myron Scott. He covered a race of boy-built cars in his home community and was so impressed with this event that he acquired a copyright for the idea and began development of a similar program on a national scale.

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