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Gravity Racing Challenge

The Soap Box Derby’s Gravity Racing Challenge® STEM Team Competition is designed to give teams of 2-10 students and 2 coaches in grades 3-12 the opportunity to assemble and race a full-size Soap Box Derby car against other school and OST teams!

For questions call 330.733.8723 x13 or email

2022 GRC Race Schedule

GRC Race Grades 3-8
Akron, OH

Dates: May 2022
Registration: Closed

2022 GRC Race Results - Grades 3 - 8 

GRC Race High School
Akron, OH

Dates: October 6, 2022 
Registration: Coming Soon

GRC Competition Divisions include:70978129 10157528517069921 8304938360581914624 O2

Stock - Grades 3-5

Super Stock - Grades 5-8

Super Stock - Grades 9-12

Engineering Design Challenge - Grades 9-12.  


Educators/Coaches Resources

The science behind Akron’s Soap Box Derby

How Soap Box Racing Became a National Craze

Teachers/Coaches General Information

Building a Stock Car

Building a Super Stock

Soap Box Derby® Education Partners:

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