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A day at the races: Kids having fun in plywood cars they made themselves

by Dave Boyce

It wasn't a flawless soap box derby in Woodside on Sunday, May 4, but what car race is? Front wheels occasionally lost their alignment. Some cars rolled down the hill with their brakes on. Occasionally, a car rolled to a stop after running into the very forgiving orange plastic pylons set out to mark the lanes. Each race released two cars simultaneously, but rarely did they arrive at the finish line together.

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