Western Pennsylvania Soap Box Derby hosted a free "Fun day" to give children ages 7 to 17 a chance to ride a real soap box derby car and gather information about racing.
Williams , an Ambridge graduate who currently resides in Leetsdale, brought his son Isaac to try the cars for the first time.
"He loves trying new things and he never drove a race car, but has always wanted to" said Williams.
The event went started at 14th Street at Duss Avenue. Cars race down 14th toward Merchant Street.
Because the event is for fun, they did not do any timing. Organizers with the volunteer group also provided the cars and helmets.
"This is a great event for the community to experience and learn about how the cars are made. Kudos and thank you to the organizers, for allowing us to participate, this was a fun event" added Williams.
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