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Soap Box Derby Car Clinic in Shalersville


The Portage County Soap Box Derby will be hosting ”Introduction to Soap Box Derby Racing” race clinic.

The date is March 11, 2017. The time is 11:00 am. The location is the Shalersville Elementary School gymnasium (Corner of S R 44 and S R 303)

This will be a free Derby Clinic to learn what is involved in Derby Racing.

The Soap Box Derby started in 1934, it is the largest Gravity Powered race in the world, and has provided safe racing for thousands of racers. A child has to be 7 years old to race, and may race until they are 20 years old.

The best part of racing is that everyone is equal going down the hill. It does not matter about age, gender or even a disability!
At this clinic there will be Derby Racers present to explain their racing experiences, A derby car will be partly dismantled, and reassembled , and questions answered on how to get started racing, and how to make a Derby car go fast! Just show up You will be pleased you did.

For more information: portagecounty.soapboxderby.org, or call 330-351-3035