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The State Of Maine Soap Box Derby Race Is In Houlton Maine.

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The state venue for the Maine Soap Box Derby Race is Houlton Maine. Derby racing is not new to the Pine Tree State. Since 1934 when the big national race started in Akron Ohio, through out the years Maine fielded a crop of new racers. Boys and girls that competed for the chance to head […]

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The Dream Of A Soap Box Derby Racer From Maine Heading To Akron Ohio.

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The down hill event that since 1934 has entertained families with gravity racers. Cars built to be the fastest to the bottom of local hills. To make the big trip to the World Series Of Soap Box Derby Racing in Akron Ohio. Maine racers have done very well in the three lane famous race out […]

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You Hear The Wind, No Motor | Maine Soap Box Derby Racing.

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This is the 20th year for the Northern Maine Soap Box Derby Racing Program. Attended a planning meeting for this year’s race in June last night in Houlton Maine, the state race venue for any boy or girl wanting to participate in the downhill event. The driver learns a lot about mechanics in he process […]

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Roll ’em, The Maine State Soap Box Derby Car Race Is In June.

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There is nothing like watching an eight year old, brand new Maine soap box derby racer. That is timid, standing close to Mom, Dad, whoever helped the driver build their stock car. That goes through the tech inspection, the weigh in and is ready for the maiden voyage. The practice run on a very big […]

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Houlton Maine State Race Site For Soap Box Derby Downhill Fun.

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The 19th local soap box derby race for the Northern Maine area is this weekend. Today stock and super stock cars are inspected for safety and rule compliance for fair competitive racing. Drivers, especially new ones are given race instructions. What to expect for the big race Saturday is discussed one on one as the […]

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Hey How Did The Maine Soap Box Derby Race Turn Out ?

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A few weekends back the Maine State Soap Box Derby race was run in Houlton ME. And how did it turn out? Rather than tell you about it, what about taking you there, showing you the highlights with a quick video? VIDEO | 2013 Maine State Soap Box Derby Race Learn more about the Maine […]

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Soap Box Derby State Race In Maine This Saturday In Aroostook County.

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Houlton Maine is the location of the state soap box derby race this weekend. The weather forecast is for sunshine, blue skies. The specially engineered Derby Hill at Community Park in Houlton Maine gets set up tonight for tech day on Friday. Safety checks and trial runs happen tomorrow. The 18th race of the Northern […]

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Maine Soap Box Derby Car Tech Day Sunny, Fun.

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Saturday’s Maine Soap Box Derby Tech Day was picture perfect weather wise with blue skies, sunshine, a slight breeze. The sixteen annual tech day for the Maine Soap Box Derby went smoothly and a big group of second grade, eight year olds made the event extra special. I am so lucky to have the privledge […]

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Maine State Soap Box Derby Race In Houlton ME Video

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The weather was wet, the enthusiasm of the Maine State Soap Box Derby Racers hot in Houlton ME’s 2011 running. Tech day to make sure all the stock and superstock cars were safely put together by driver and his or her support team happened Friday. The video background sound from the hail on the Millar […]

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Maine Car Racing, Soap Box Derby Drivers Don’t Have Engines.

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The Maine Soap Box Derby State Race Is June 18th In Houlton ME, Aroostook County. On a specially engineered hill, racers learn the effects of gravity in two lane races. After each initial phase of a heat, the same racers swap wheels, re-race in different lanes. The best over all time of the two runs […]

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