This year's event will be held on Sunday 22 September 2019.
The revival of the Hunstanton Soap Box Derby continues. This popular event is sponsored by Searles Leisure Resort.
About the event
Race your hand-built kart down Hunstanton’s hilly streets, thrilling the crowds in attendance. This year, we have a new and faster course! You can view the course on our course map.
There are four categories you can enter, by driver age:
- 10-12 years (£10.50)
- 13-15 years (£12.50)
- adults 16+ (£15.50)
- over 65s (£12.50)
There will be prizes for teams finishing first, second and third in each category. There will also be 'Concourse d'elegance' awards.
For spectators there will be music and a Gin Tent on The Green. There will be a carnival atmosphere; something for all the family!
Provisional race timings
If you're racing please arrive at 10:00am. Scrutineering will be between 10:00am and 11:00am.
Racing will take place place between 11:30am and 4:00pm.
The day will conclude with the presentations at 4:30pm.
Enter the Searles Soap Box Derby
To enter you'll need:
- to have read our full rules and specifications
- a valid debit and credit card for the fee
Places are limited, and are on a first come first served basis. Entries close 6 September, or before if the entry limit is reached.
The first Soap Box Derby took place in 1953. You can find out more in the Town & Around's article on their website.
Last year's event
38 teams took part, and the winners were:
Team Parrin #150
Potters Wheels A
Team Richardson Racing 2