All-American Soap Box Derby history and heritage, Auto racing history

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The Soap Box Derby – Auto Racing

September 21, 2006 by  
Filed under Features

You might be forgiven for wondering what the Soap Box Derby has to do with auto racing – the “racers” have no engines after all! Yet a race is a race, and since its inception way back in 1933 it’s likely that more than a few of today’s superstar racecar drivers first experienced the thrill of victory by competing in the All-American Soap Box Derby.