Alexander Khachigan -- 2012 World Champion, Stock Division
Gus Krider -- 2012 World Rally Championship, 3rd Place Masters
Betsy Smith -- 2010 NDR Nationals, 1st Place Masters
Maddie Quinn -- 2010 World Rally Championship, 2nd Place Masters, 2009 World Championship, 2nd Place Masters.
2006 World Super Stock Champion, Sally Thornton
2006 World Championship, 4th Place Stock, Maddie Quinn

2004 World Championship, 2nd Place Super Stock Jake Ellis

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Recent Updates

5/2/17 June race flyer posted.

4/18/17 June race posted.

12/7/2016 New Masters car plans.

9/19/2016 Added more Gold Rush photos.

9/4/2016 Gold Rush results.

8/2/2016 Gold Rush update, Akron photos

7/1/2016 Gold Rush rally info. added.

6/14/2016 June photos added.

6/12/2016 June Rally results added.

5/3/2016 Car Tune-up clinic added.

3/30/2016 June rally info posted.

9/6/2015 Gold Rush Shootout rally results posted.

 

 

June Race Flyer Posted

5/2/17 Click here to download the race information flyer for our June 10, 2017 event! You can also contact Brian Townsend, 209-588-1016 for more details.

Next Races: June 10 in Tuolumne

4/18/17 Please join us for two races on Saturday, June 10, in Tuolumne! We will be holding a double elimination race and a single elimination race on same day. This is a great opportunity to practice before Akron, or to test your latest driving skills. Open to everyone and NDR sanctioned. Contact Brian Townsend, 209-588-1016.

Gold Rush Shootout Results

9/4/2016.  The second annual Gold Rush Shootout provided lots of exciting racing and the return of Masters cars to northern California. Seven Masters racers from Oregon, Washington, and southern California competed for the first Masters Gold Rush Shootout Champion title.

Congratulations to the overall champions: Nicholas O'Brien in the Stock division, Amanda McVey in Super Stock, and Ronan Johnson in the Masters division. See the results and photos sections for more details.

Akron Race Photos Posted

8/2/2016.  Check out a photo album from the week long 2016 All-American World Championship in Akron, Ohio. Pam Arellano captured these images of many of our west coast racers. See the photos page for a link.

June 2016 Tuolumne Race Results

6/12/2016.  Congratulations to all of the racers that kicked-off the 2016-17 rally season with three exciting races in Tuolumne! There were many very close races using the Tuolumne wheel bank. Check the Results page for the top finishers. Thank you to all of the many volunteers, sponsors, and race families that helped make this event run so smoothly.

Tuolumne is "Outstanding Race City"

7/23/2011. In recognition of the generous community support for Soap Box Derby racing, the City of Tuolumne received the "Outstanding Race City" award for 2011 from All-American Soap Box Derby. Thank you to all of the volunteers, sponsors and families for making these events a big success!

How to get Started

For more information on how to get started, see the brochure on the contact page, or contact the race director.

Derby Technical Booklet Posted

6/23/2014.  Paul Gale has summarized some of his many years of derby experience in an updated information booklet that can be downloaded here, or on the rules/links page. This booklet is valuable to anyone who has asked the question: How can I make my car go faster?

Updated 4/18/17.  Email webmaster for questions or comments.

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