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2013 Salem Local


Jarritt Youngers
2013 Super Stock Local Champ



Kallan Wehrmeister
2013 Stock Local Champ



Dylan Anderson
2013 Oregon Super Kids Champ

2013 Rally Champions

Mikayla Sadler - Stock

Aubrey McClaran - Stock

Haley Lawhorn - Stock

Brittnea Lawhorn - Super Stock








Next Race:
AA Rally-Salem
April 25 & 26 2015

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Congratulations to all of

Salem & Region 1 Champs!

Come Race With Us!


come race with usThe Soap Box Derby is a youth racing program, which has run nationally since 1934 and in Salem Oregon since 1952. From it’s beginning six decades ago, Salem Soap Box Derby has been teaching kids basic skills of workmanship and craftsmanship, the satisfaction of perseverance, the thrill of competition, the pride of tradition and most importantly, the spirit of sportsmanship in a fun family environment.

The Soap Box Derby . . .

Across the United States and around the world, family time is spent together building and racing Soap Box Derby cars, culminating each July in the annual World Championship race in Akron Ohio. Lifelong bonds are developed as the "Derby Experience" is shared from driver to driver, town to town, state to state. The Soap Box Derby is a program that will provide cherished memories that will be enjoyed for a lifetime, by kids of all ages.

Salem has the only dedicated Soap Box Derby racetrack on the West Coast.

Salem SoapBox Derby Track

Located in beautiful Bush Pasture Park, racers come from all over
the West to compete with us. Propelled solely by gravity these cars can reach speeds up to 30mph.

Girls and Boys aged 7 – 17 are eligible to race.

Racers are divided into three divisions, Stock for ages 7 – 13, Super Stock for ages 10 – 17 and masters for ages  10 – 17. Car kits can be purchased through the All American Soap Box Derby. The Salem SBD Association has cars available for lease or rent and can assist in finding a pre-owned car. We also hold trial days, practice days, and car building clinics and to help new racers get started.

In addition to the Annual Championship Race, Salem Soap Box Derby presents a series of rally races. Rally drivers accumulate points over the course of the season, with the top points earners qualifying to race at the World Championships in the Rally Division.


Shilo Inns offer discounts to our
out-of-town Racers!

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More information on how to take advantage of this offer on our Track page.

Salem Soap Box Derby


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