Hundreds race in Soap Box Derby

Associated Press Published:

AKRON -- Hundreds of racers have given their all in the 77th All-American Soap Box Derby in northeast Ohio.

The Saturday derby in Akron featured competitors from the United States and other countries competing for a share of $28,500 in scholarships.

Thirteen-year-old Mason Breeden of Culpeper, Va., won the Local Stock championship. Thirteen-year-old Emerson Minch of Cleveland won the Local Super Stock Division, and 17-year-old Campbell Conrad of Arlington, Mass., took first place in the Local Masters Division.

Twelve-year-old Dylan Theisen of Tallmadge won the Rally Stock Division, and 12-year-old Sabrina Engleman of Troutville, Va., took first-place in the Rally Super Stock Division. Sixteen-year-old Daniel Raulli of East Syracuse, N.Y., was named winner in the Rally Masters Division.

This year, 495 racers competed.

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