FirstEnergyAll-American Soap Box Derby Countdown

Spring Rally 2024

05/04/2024 - 05/05/2024

Race City: Greater Chicago
Race Dates: 5/4/2023 - 5/5/2023
Contact Person: Stan Iglehart,, (630) 841-8832
Location of Track: Frontenac Road at Diehl Road, Naperville, IL

Divisions: Stock, Super Stock, Masters 
Race Fee: $30 per race if racing all 4 races, or $120 for the weekend, otherwise $35 per race. Make check payable to GCSBD. No cash please. New first time racers from the Chicago Local racing area cost is $10 per race for their 1st 12 months of racing.

New to soap box derby racing? Let us know you are coming and your child can use 1 of our cars to race for the day or the weekend. There is no charge to use the car, new 1st time Chicago racer fee is $10 for each race, we run 2 races each day.

Groupon coupons are only for new first time Chicago Local racers that do not have a rally ID assigned to their name. 

Contact Person: Stan Iglehart 630-841-8832

Location of Track: We are racing on Frontenac Road and Diehl Road in Naperville, IL. Or use Google Maps and search for "Chicago soap box derby rally race"

Payment:  We accept checks made out to GCSBD or electronic payment via Venmo - Greater Chicago Soap Box Derby 


or Zelle, search for NO CASH PLEASE

Request for refunds must be submitted before the end of the race weekend or the 1st Tuesday of the folloing month. Request for refunds can be sent via email.

Please email or text and let us know you are coming. 

Registration form is here.

Race day app. Chicago is the only race city with a website to track your racing times. 

Click here to follow the race from your device.

Racers: Race day schedule

7:30am Scales and Registration open

8am All cars need to be in line for weigh in

8:15am Registration closes and heat pairings will be drawn at the registration table. Please be present at that time if you want to see the pairings being drawn.

8:30am Drivers meeting and racing to begin

Times subject to change.


Racing starts around 9am. We are generally finished racing around 3pm. No charge for spectators.

You're welcome to bring a lawn chair as there is no seating. There will be a porta potty on site and often we have a concession stand during lunchtime. When you enter the intersection of Diehl and Frontenac Road you will see the road closed signs. Just ease past the barricades and let someone know you are there to watch the race and they will direct you where to park.
If you have kids that are at least seven years old they are welcome to take a test run down the track in one of our cars. Just let someone know you're interested in doing that.
Feel free to call or text 630-841-8832 if you have additional questions.

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