Covering a distance of 354.86 km, the Cheez-It 355 is one of two events to take place on a road course in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Last year’s event was won by Kyle Busch driving for Joe Gibbs Racing. Be sure to catch the action for the 2014 event on August 10. For more information visit nascar.com or www.theglen.com
Date: 10 August 2014
Venue: Watkins Glen, New York State
The 77th All-American Soapbox Derby is starting July 26th, an event which has been around since 1935 and attracts participants from across the globe.
More than 400 racers between the ages of 7 and 18 from across the United States, Canada, and around the world hurtle down the 989-feet of track at Derby Downs, with some reaching speeds of up to 35 mph.
The event is held annually in Akron, Ohio and is a huge part of the town’s atmosphere and tradition.
Festivities kick off on Sunday July 20 with the Derby Downs 5K Run/Walk. Monday sees the Parade of Champions and opening ceremonies, with the rest of the week featuring activities for racers, families and spectators.
For more information on this exciting family-fun event visit smnr.akamediainc.com/aasbd-2014/
Date: 26 July 2014
Venue: Derby Downs
Country: United States