2024 Spring Test Drives

  • May 18, 2024 10am to 2pm
  • Derby Hill at Big Run Park – 4201 Clime Road, Columbus, Ohio 43228
  • Contact: columbus@soapboxderby.org
  • Open to boys and girls ages 7-18.
  • Experts on hand to answer your questions about the STEM required to make a gravity powered race car go fast.
  • After proper instruction, you’ll drive a gravity powered race car!
  • If you’re in love with derby racing after the test drive, we have loaner cars available to help you get started racing.
  • Wear layers of outer clothing
  • Wear the smallest pair of shoes you own. Derby drivers often wear ballet slippers or water shoes.
  • Take the Big Run Park service road all the way back. Park in the gravel lot adjacent to the track. Report to the scorer’s table.
  • Come early and watch others take their test drive
  • email columbus@soapboxderby.org to reserve a test drive slot.
  • Test drives slots occur every 15 minutes on the hour, quarter, half, and three-quarter hour.
  • All drivers must have a parent/guardian sign this waiver beforehand or at the track.
  • Free!

to May 18, 2024