Get Ready to Race at the 2024 Budapest Soap Box Derby

Get your gravity-powered racers ready! The highly anticipated 2024 Budapest Soap Box Derby is just around the corner. This thrilling annual event draws racers and spectators from across Hungary and around the world for an adrenaline-fueled weekend of downhill racing. Mark your calendars for June 30, 2024 as the hilly streets of Budapest’s Castle District transform into a gravity-defying racecourse.

The challenging derby course winds through the narrow, cobblestoned streets of Budapest’s historic Tabán District on the Buda side of the Danube River. Kicking off at the top of Buda Hill, racers will hurtle downhill, negotiating tight hairpin turns and aiming for maximum speed on the straightaways. The course concludes at the bottom of Castle Hill near the famous St. Matthias Church. With an elevation drop of over 200 feet, this technical course demands skill, nerves of steel, and finely-tuned soap box cars from competitors.

Whether you’re entering as a racer or just coming to spectate, the 2024 Budapest Soap Box Derby promises an unforgettable weekend of speed, stunts, and gasoline-free thrills in one of Europe’s most picturesque cities. Start making your plans now to be a part of this one-of-a-kind event!

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