Two Southeast Georgia racers win world championships at the All-American Soap Box Derby

In a span of 24 hours Cassidy Martin and Cayson Hayes became the second and third racers from the Southeast Georgia Soap Box Derby to win world titles at the All-American Soap Box Derby in Akron, Ohio. Last year Shawna Hutcheson won the Super Kids race.

Y-101 Radio Story featuring Cassidy Martin

Y-101 Radio Story featuring Southeast Georgia Soap Box Derby director Michael Williamson

 

Cassidy Martin in the car with Southeast Georgia Soap Box Derby director Michael Williamson

On Tuesday Martin emerged as the top racer in the DQ Rally Challenge Stock Championship.

Cassidy Martin, Lyons, GA, Region  Total Time- 88.981
Sydney Gaston, Veneta, OR, Region 1 Total Time 89.098, Differential 0.117
Harrison Roth, Kansas City, MO, Region 4 Total Time 89.02 , Differential 0.039

Cayson Hayes behind his Blue Streak racer

On Wednesday Cayson Hayes (from South Carolina), who has raced in the Southeast Georgia Soap Box Derby the past two years, won the Eaton Local Challenge Stock Championship.

Tristan Sopkovich, Cleveland Area, OH Total Time 89.115, Differential 0.069
Cayson Hayes, Southeast Georgia Total Time 89.046
Connor Bledsoe, Hopkinsville, KY Total Time 89.199, Differential 0.153

Back in May, Cayson edged Cassidy for the Southeast Georgia Stock Championship. Martin qualified for Akron through Rally Racing.

Cayson Hayes in the 2017 Southeast Georgia Soap Box Derby
Cassidy Martin gets ready to race down the hill at Partin Park
Super Stock winner Cayson Hayes (front) and from the left Cash Drigger, Eva Bullard and Cassidy Martin