11:10 a.m., June 11, 2012: Alexis Jimeniz, 11, from Mount Vernon, won the Stock Division race Sunday. Melissa Costa, 14, of New Rochelle, led the pack in the Super Stock Division. They will be going to Akron, OH, for the national finals.
Quaker Ridge Road was turned into a speedway Sunday when the Uniformed Fire Fighters Association Local 273 held the 10th annual All-American Soap Box Derby.
Organizer Rich Bongiorni said about 30 children participated in the gravity-powered race.Let Patch save you time. Get great local stories just like this delivered right to your inbox or smartphone everyday with our free newsletter. Fast signup here.
The two winners—one in Stock Division and one in Super Stock Division—will be sent to Akron, OH, for the finals, where they can win scholarships and prizes.
The cars are made from kits sold by the All-American Soap Box Derby.