Soap Box Derby


We will no longer be hosting a Soap Box Derby as part of the Festival.


Sunday 28th April 2019:

The Wacky Wrayces Soap Box Derby will be run on a brand new course this year!

For details of the NEW course and NEW rules and regulations download our entry pack here: 190304 Soap Box Derby 2019.

Please note that this year there is a weight limit for the carts (100kg).


Times (approximate and subject to change):

09.30 Scrutineering of under 16s Outside Wray Endowed School, School Lane LA2 8QE
10.00 Primary School Short course
11.30 Secondary School Medium course
13.30 Scrutineering of adults Outside Wray Endowed School, School Lane LA2 8QE
14.00 Adults Full course

2019 RESULTS: Wacky Wrayces 2019 – RESULTS


Sunday 6th May 2018: details below

  • starts from 11am (registration at George & Dragon pub), racing from 12 noon (Old Mill)


Festival 2018 will feature, for the first time, a soap box derby.

For further details, and an entry form, click here: Soap Box Derby rules and entry form

For a movie showing the race course, click here

Category winners will each win one of these amazing trophies crafted by Peter Foster (Adult and Secondary school trophies) and John & Anne Day  (Primary school trophy). The trophies will have the winner’s name engraved on them and will be retained for one year.

Soap Box Derby Results 2018:

1st – 3rd Hornby Scouts, cart 7, driver 1, time 10.58
2nd – 3rd Hornby Scouts, cart 7, driver 2, 11.34
3rd – Team AMA, cart 5, driver 1, 11.62

1st – Hornby Scouts, cart 7, driver Ben, 25.76
2nd – The Wappers, cart 6, Emma, 27.11
3rd – Hornby Scouts, cart 7, Will, 28.48

1st – The Wappers, cart 6, Steve, 75.49
2nd – AMA, cart 5, Andy, 76.44
3rd – It’ll be rite, cart 15, Reuben, 79.84

A full list of results can be found here: 180506 SBD results