FirstEnergyAll-American Soap Box Derby Countdown

2022 February Indoor Race

02/19/2022 - 02/20/2022
501 N Randall Rd, Batavia, IL 60510


Saturday, February 19 & Sunday, February 20 - Stock, Super Stock, and Masters, 1 Double & 1 single elimination race each day.

Saturday, March 19 & Sunday, March 20 - Stock, Super Stock, and Masters, 1 Double & 1 single elimination race each day.


Details: There will be 4 races held on the weekend, two races on Saturday and two on Sunday, a double and a single each day. Please plan on arriving Friday to unload your car, set up your pit area, check in, have your car inspected, get a pre- weigh-in, and test run if track set up is completed.

 Location: The former Sam's club located at 501 N Randall Rd, Batavia, IL 60510

Chicago is the only race city that has a state-of-the-art timing system with a phone app that allows you to view race results instantaneously. Even those watching back at home can view each and every phase of racing!

Race Fees and Pre-Registration:

  1. If you register by Tuesday February 15 fees are $120 for all 4 races otherwise $35 for each race if competing in less than 4 races, $10 discount for each additional racer from same immediate family.
  2. Pay after January 18 or on race day fees are $140 for the weekend for all 4 races otherwise $35 for each race is competing in less than 4 races.
  3. Stay up to date on who is attending this race, a list of registered racers will be listed on this page.

Payment:  We accept checks made out to GCSBD or electronic payment via Venmo - @Brian-Butler-141 or Zelle search for


  • Registration forms and fees must be mailed to: 
    • Stan Iglehart GCSBD Race Director, 1530 Fairway Circle, Geneva, IL. 60134
    • Anyone paying electronically can email their registration form to
    • Refunds will be issued in the event of bad weather or other unforeseen circumstances

Registration form is available here.

There are no additional discounted race fees for the indoor races, Groupon coupons are only allowed for new first time racers.

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

Questions?: Read below - please email or call/text 630-841-8832 with additional questions.


Hotel: We are working on providing a group rate at a host hotel. That should be available soon. In the meantime:
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott St. Charles
2096 Bricher Rd, St. Charles, IL 60174
Hilton Garden Inn St. Charles
4070 E Main St, St. Charles, IL 60174
Comfort Inn & Suites Geneva
1555 E Fabyan Pkwy, Geneva, IL 60134
Quality Inn & Suites St Charles
1600 E Main St, St. Charles, IL 60174
Courtyard by Marriott Chicago St. Charles
700 Courtyard Dr, St. Charles, IL 60174
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Chicago West - St Charles
155 38th Ave, St. Charles, IL 60174
Super 8 by Wyndham St. Charles
1520 E Main St, St. Charles, IL 60174
Hampton Inn & Suites St. Charles
2875 Foxfield Rd, St. Charles, IL 60174

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.

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Racers list for January 2022

Additional race day info

  • AA rules apply 
  • 15 lb. max nose or tail weight
  • No lubrication of any kind will be allowed indoors or outdoors on the property. Anyone caught lubing or juicing their wheels will have their wheels removed from the race and possibly disqualified. 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 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.
  • All cars will be inspected prior to the race and randomly throughout the day.
  • Any and all repairs MUST be done in the pit area with the approval of either 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 official, 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 flash photography allowed at the finish line.
  • All cars will be required to adhere to current AA Soap Box Derby construction. 
  • All cars will be inspected, make sure your car complies with current rules.
  • Please look over the race day schedule which will be posted at a later date.
  • Friday car drop off after 3pm.

Got Questions? Contact Stan Iglehart @ 630-841-8832

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