‘Foam Core Derby’ Cars to Race at Navy Yard Eatery Next Month

by Tim Regan March 30, 2016 at 2:25 pm 0

Photo via Facebook : Foam Core DerbyLocals who want to build and race their very own miniature car will have the chance to do just that at a barbecue restaurant in Navy Yard next month.

The first-ever Foam Core Derby race will occur at Willie’s Brew & Que (300 Tingey St. SE) April 21 at 6 p.m., according to the race’s Eventbrite page.

During the event, attendees will design and build custom foam race cars. The purpose of the event “is to teach the basics of fiberglass construction to as many people as possible,” according to its organizers.

More information from the Eventbrite page:

Join us as we host the first public Foam Core Derby! Learn the basics of fiberglass by crafting a custom foam race car then applying fiberglass. At the end, we’ll race all the cars to determine the champion of the Willie’s 24. Ages 18 and up.

Light appetizers provided.


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