Gravity Racing for Kids & Adults

Greater Houston Soap Box Derby

Event Status

Notices will be posted beginning at 7AM the morning of the event with updates as needed. Check "Important Notices" for event status and weather conditions. 
NOTE: We cannot reply to emails or phone calls during events.


at Hockley Derby Park 

Cars Provided or Bring Your Own

Saturday dates | morning (9am - noon) | afternoon (noon - 2pm)

April 6 -
  •   Super Kids Spring Qualifier (morning)
  •   New Driver Training (afternoon)
  •   NDR Practice/Setup Day (afternoon)

April 20 Texas Top Gun Series Spring Rally (9am check-in)

            (NDR Rally & Challenger Race)

May 4 - 
  •    Public Fun Day  (morning)
  •    “Zero” Gravity Derby (afternoon)

May 18Season Championships  (9am check-in)
  •   Texas Top Gun Series - NDR Rally & Challenger Race 
  •   Super Kids - Top 4 qualifiers from April 20

June 1 -   End of Season Awards Banquet (noon - 2pm)

Photo by Digital Knight Productions

Thrill of the Hill

NOTE: As of 2022, the Hockley Derby Park is now part of Harris County Pct. 4.

Gravity Racing: A "Family Team" Activity

A team consists of kids and adults. Car handling is part of this team activity, which involves lifting cars on and off trailers, positioning them in the starting gates and moving them out of the braking area once they have come to a complete stop. This webpage provides information on events and ways you can participate and volunteer in this family-oriented sport. More...

Map to Hockley Derby Park

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