News Archive

The Plough Music Festival in aid of the Soap Box Derby
5th September 2021 save the date... Read More ›

Announcing Couch to Soap Box Derby
A new challenge on the streets of Duxford Read More ›

The 2021 Duxford Soap Box Derby is cancelled
The 2021 Duxford Soap Box Derby is cancelled Read More ›

We are back! Save the date.
The Duxford Soap Box Derby will plan to run in 2021 Read More ›

The 2020 Duxford Soap Box Derby Is Cancelled.
Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19. Read More ›

The Mayor of Duxford award
In memory of Peter Stribling. Read More ›

Race Registration is now open!
We are now accepting entries to the 2020 race on 6th September. Read More ›

The total is in!
How much did we raise for Cancer Research UK this year? Read More ›

2019 Soap Box Derby Results
Who won this year? Read More ›

Charity Auction Lots 2019
Soap Box Derby 2019 schedule
The 2019 Duxford Soapbox Derby event is almost here! Please read on to find out what will be happing on the day of the races. Read More ›

Race day road closures
Roads along the race route will be closed to ensure competitor and spectators safety. Read More ›

There's just one month to go until race day!
Racing starts at 12pm on Sunday 1st September Read More ›

Quiz night was a great success
£250 raised for Cancer research! Read More ›

Soapbox derby raffle tickets
Tickets for the charity raffle are now on sale! Read More ›

Soapbox derby quiz night at the Plough - July 28th
Following on from its success last year we are repeating our quiz night. Read More ›

With just over three months until race day we need your help!
Can you volunteer some of your time on the race day? Read More ›

Race Registration is now open!
We are now accepting entries to the race on 1st September. Read More ›

Duxford Soapbox Derby 2019
The Duxford Soapbox Derby will be returning for the 7th time this September and will once again be raising money for Cancer Research UK Read More ›

Record Entrants, Record Crowds and £11,700 donated to Cancer Research UK
Sunday 2nd September saw another great day for the 6th Annual Duxford Soap Box Derby. The weather was perfect and the crowds turned out in their hundreds. Read More ›

Videos from the 2018 Soapbox Derby
If you wish to relive the race day we have some videos to share with you all! Read More ›

What a brilliant day!
This year’s Soapbox Derby saw record crowds and record entries, the sun shone and a good day was had by all. It is hoped, we will have raised a significant amount for Cancer Research UK. Read More ›

Paul Ellwood’s Photos – 2018
Paul Elwood's photos of the 2018 Derby Read More ›

2018 Soap Box Derby Results
2018 Soap Box Derby Results Read More ›

Charity Auction Lots 2018
Below is the list of items that will feature in our charity auction following the adults race on Sunday. The auction and raffle draw will take place at the Plough at approximately 2.30 pm. Please be aware the following list is subject to change. Read More ›

Soapbox Derby 2018 Schedule
It's here. The 2018 Duxford Soapbox Derby! We know you are all looking forward to the main event this coming Sunday, 2nd September, but before then you can see the weekend's program of events below: Read More ›

Duxford Soap Box Derby 2018
The date has been set Read More ›

We raised £12,000 this year
At The Plough we announced the amazing amount for CRUK Read More ›

Dumpy McDumpface takes to the road in the Duxford Soapbox Derby
Another great Derby…
Well, Sunday saw another great day for the 5th Annual Duxford Soap Box Derby. Read More ›

Paul Ellwood’s Photos – 2017
Paul Elwood's photos of the 2017 Derby Read More ›

2017 Soap Box Derby Results
2017 Duxford Soap Box Derby Results Read More ›

Charity Auction 2017
Those auction items look good! Read More ›

2017 Programme
2017 Programme Read More ›

2017 Entry Form, Rules and Guidelines
The 2017 date has been announced Read More ›

About the 2017 Derby
Exciting news! Read More ›

Peter Stribling announced the amazing amount raised this year for CRUK Read More ›

Another fantastic day!
Well – the 4th Duxford Soap Box Derby gave us another wonderful day. Read More ›

2016 Soap Box Derby Results
2016 Soap Box Derby Results Read More ›

Auction List 2016
To bid before the day of the auction email us Read More ›

Programme of events for 2016 Read More ›

Duxford Soap Box Derby 2016
The date has been announced Read More ›

Well the secret is out at last! Read More ›

The Official Video is Here
Relive the thrills, crashes and all out frantic dashes from this years Duxford Soap Box race! Read More ›

The first set of photos for 2015 have been uploaded.
Hopefully we will have more over the next few days Read More ›

Thanks everyone!
Duxford Soap Box Derby Results - 6th September 2015
Our 2015 winners Read More ›

Well - what a day!!
Fantastic weather and some great close racing Read More ›

Only 2 more sleeps until race day!
Race day is nearly upon us! Read More ›

2015 programme of events
This year's programme of events Read More ›

2015 Course Map
The 2015 course map Read More ›

Duxford Soap Box Derby 2015
SBD 2015 now open Read More ›

2015 race information coming soon!
Enjoy watching last years race until then Read More ›

Cheque Presentation this weekend!
Hello to all Soap Box Derby fans and followers Read More ›

Official Video is now live!
Official video now live Read More ›

Update post-race
Hello everybody Read More ›

Race Day is Here!
The day has finally come! Read More ›

Under a week to go!
The second ever Duxford Soap Box Derby is nearly here. Read More ›

The Derby is not far off now...
Hope all teams are deep into the building stages Read More ›

Last Years Video, to remind us all!
Last year's video Read More ›

It's May, and Team Horsepower considers a rebrand...
Looking for talented cameraman to film this years event!
If you want to help film this years event Read More ›

2013 Red Bull Soap Box Derby
Some crazy crashes, some wacky racers Read More ›

Happy New Year!
Happy new year to all racers, designers, builders and race teams-to-be.... Read More ›

Cheque Presented, all funds are in!
We have reached a hefty milestone! Read More ›

A word from the Editor
Dear all 2000 plus visitors to this website Read More ›

New Photos!
Exclusive Interview with Clive Bartram
Exclusive! Read More ›

Exclusive Interview with Clive Bartram up this weekend!
Keep coming back... Read More ›

Official Derby Race video is coming
Breaking news Read More ›

Soap Box Derby 2013 official video
It's an official video Read More ›

An Amazing Day!
Well, the race came and went in a flash Read More ›

All drivers to their cars please...
Race Day is here Read More ›

The wheels are turning...
The weather looks good!
Team Horse Power tests their vehicle
Saturday 5th October
This Saturday is the 2013 Duxford Soap Box Derby race! Read More ›

Map of The Route
Your 2013 map of the route Read More ›

Cambridge News talks about the Derby
Hold the front page! Read More ›

Beware the Paparazzi tomorrow!
A special auction will be held...
Going, Going, Gone! Read More ›