The Bel Air Town Derby

Derby Flyer

The Bel Air Lions have been asked by the Town of Bel Air, to host a new, fun, family event for the Town, “The Bel Air Town Derby”, fall 2023. The purpose of this event is to hold a new, Main Street Bel Air event, that will encourage families to come into Bel Air to enjoy all that Bel Air has to offer, and to begin a new tradition in Bel Air. This will be a fun an exciting event to race Derby Cars down the Main Street of Bel Air.


When, Where, What?

  • This is a free (no cost of admission) event.
  • Sunday October 22nd 2023, 1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.
  • Main Street Bel Air, between Office Street and Lee Way.
  • There will be 10 cars racing in a series of two car heats.
  • This is not a Lion’s fund-raising event.  The goal is to have a safe and fun event.
  • Only “Stock” cars will be permitted. “Super Stock” and “Masters” will not be permitted this year.
  • Want to build and enter a car? Download the “Derby Race Entry Interest” form below.

Bel Air Town Derby Race Participants

  1. Harco Credit Union
  2. Deer Creek Exteriors
  3. Vagabond Sandwich Company
  4. Window World
  5. Compass Home Group
  6. Harford Retirement Planners
  7. Crabby Axe
  8. Tim Smith
  9. Bel Air Auto Body
  10. Bel Air Lions

Thank you to our sponsors!

Title Sponsor:

  • Deer Creek Exteriors

Finish Line Sponsor:

  • Vagabond Sandwich Company

Pit Area Sponsors:

  • Jones Junction
  • Boyle Insurance Group
  • Architectural Design Works
  • The Rockfield Foundation
  • Alpha Graphics
  • The Mill
  • B. E. Miller and Son Septic Services


Bel Air Town Derby Forms Library


Bel Air Lions Club, PO Box 167, Bel Air, MD  21014

For more information email: or call 443-617-2142

DC, UNITED STATES:  Fans watch racers Grant Conley, in left car, and Jameson Perry speed downhill in the1999 Greater Washington Soap Box Derby 10 July 1999 in Washington, DC. The race, which was held on Capitol Hill, has been run in Washington for 58 years.  The 62nd running of the International Soap Box Derby World Championship is scheduled for 31 July 1999, in Akron OH.           AFP PHOTO           Mario TAMA (Photo credit should read MARIO TAMA/AFP via Getty Images)