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2020 March Indoor Race

03/21/2020 - 03/22/2020

2020 March Chicago Indoor race

March 21st & 22nd - 2 Days, 3 Divisions, 1 Double. & 1 single. elim. ea. day

Indoor soap box derby racing like it should be. We will have 200' of track and we will be using out 8' tall ramps.

March 21st and 22nd (location TBD). We again expect to have a great time, a well run and organized race, and lots of warm derby racing indoors while it is freezing outside! You will not want to miss this exciting racing event. Questions? Read below- please email or call/text 630-841-8832 with additional questions.

Details: There will be 3 indoor AA rally races in 2020. There will be 4 races held on the weekend, two races on Saturday and two on Sunday, a double and a single each day.
Updates: If you would like to be notified when this page is updated, please send an email with the words " indoor updates" in the subject heading.
Race fees & pre-registration: You do need to preregister. Registration form and fees must be received by the Friday date before the race weekend. Registration form is available here. Mail to Stan Iglehart, Race Director, 1530 Fairway Circle, Geneva, IL. 60134. Race fees are as follows. If you plan on racing at all 3 indoor races of 2020 the fee is $100 for each weekend. We do ask that you either send in your check for $300 or the 1st and 2nd check for $120 and the 3rd check for $60. If less than 3 weekends the fee is $120 for all 4 races for the weekend. If you register for less than 4 races for any given weekend the fee is $35 for each race. For more than 1 racer from the same immediate family, fee for the 2nd racer is $100 and the 3rd racer is $80. There are no additional discounted race fees for the indoor races, Groupon coupons are only allowed for new first time racers.

Location TBD

Parking Please park your trailer near the other soap box derby trailers.

Additional race day info

  • AA rules apply
  • No lubrication will be allowed indoors.
  • No skates, scooters, rollerblading, or skateboards will be allowed inside. 
  • All cars will be required to have a new brake pad.
  • Emergency contact number for race day is 630-841-8832
  • Tools will only be allowed in the designated pit area.
  • Any and all repairs MUST be done in the pit area with the approval of either a race steward or a race official.
  • Once the car has been inspected and weighed, it is NOT to return to the pit area unless directed by a race steward, or only if, that car is no longer racing.
  • Cars that ARE still racing must remain in pre-staging area while they continue to race.
  • No oil or lubrication will be allowed inside where the race is being held. Anyone caught lubing or juicing their wheels will have their wheels removed from the race and possibly disqualfied. Wheels will be replaced with a set of club wheels. Please take your wheels back to your hotel if you wish to clean or lube them.
  • No flash photography allowed at the finish line.
  • All cars will be required to adhere to current AA Soap Box Derby rules.
  • All cars will be inspected, make sure your car complies with current AASBD rules.
  • Please look over the race day schedule which will be posted at a later date.
  • Friday car drop off after 3pm

Race day app. Chicago is the only race city with an app to track your racing times.  Why race anywhere else?

Link to follow the race from either iphone or android

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