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2023 Columbus Derby Racing Dates Announced


We are excited to announce our 2023 Columbus Soap Box Derby racing events and dates.

  • April 2 and 8, 2023 10am - 2pm: Test Drive Days.  Come to the track, sign a waiver, and experience the thrill of derby racing. No experience required. We have loaner cars to help get you started. Derby experts on hand to answer all your questions.
  • April 22 and 23, 2023 All Day:  Spring Rally Races.  The best cars and drivers in the Midwest converge in Columbus to compete for rally points to qualify for the All American race in Akron.  Two races each day in Stock, Superstock, and Masters divsions. Field limited to the first 16 cars per division that are registered and paid.
  • May 6, 2023 All Day:  Columbus Area Championships.  The winners in the Stock, Superstock, and Masters divisions represent Columbus in the All American race in Akron.  Rain date is May 7th.
  • Sept 23 and 24, 2023 All Day:  Autumn Rally Races.  Kick-off a new season of rally racing. Two races each day.  (dates not yet confirmed with Akron).