PHOTO: Annual Soap Box Derby Lets Kids Race in Street

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Kids from all over New Jersey came to New Brunswick to compete in the annual Soap Box Derby, held on Johnson Drive adjacent to Johnson & Johnson's worldwide headquarters.

In addition to the soap box races, visitors also enjoyed a car show held in the Johnson & Johnson parking lot.

This year's winners include Jeffrey Clouser, Julianne Miller, and Alex Hawkins.  They each move onto the national championships in Akron, Ohio.

Newark joined New Brunswick as the only other city to host an official soap box derby this year.

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