Wondering what’s the deal with Soap Box Racing, let alone the call for racers plastered around the Northeast Kingdom on bright pink 8×11″ paper? Well, the skinny is that Soap Box Racing is a youth car racing program that’s been around since the early 1900s. Rather than using fossil fuel–aka gas–to motor, these little vehicles depend on gravity. Soap Box racing is a big deal, with organized racing across the United States.
The Newport Area Soap Box Derby is looking for VERMONT racers age 9-18 for the Stock Division and the Super Stock Division. So, if your child is interested in racing or developing a new hobby, you can find more info here.