Funk Box Derby

Downtown alive with fun

Thanks AJ, for presenting a great reflection of this year’s event (“Cruise Nite to honor 9/11 first responders,” Journal, Sept. 14)! Having spent virtually the en ...

Funk Box Derby puts innovation on a roll

A four-wheeled flamingo? Fast and furious fro-yo? One casually cruising commode? No, you’re not on the set of a Tim Burton movie. You’re in Downtown Auburn and this is the Funk ...

Start building Funk Box entry

The Auburn Funk Box Derby wheels into town on March 12, 2011. We need more than 1982, 99 designed derby cars. Start building for the year now. The Auburn Jeep Club will help. St ...

Jimmy Wall kept Funk Box rollin’

Great articles about the Funk Box Derby! It’s too bad Jimmy Wall wasn’t mentioned more than in the article featuring him (Journal, Sept. 17). I believe if Jimmy hadn’t tri ...

Derby rolls into town

Funk Box Derby cars will be ready to go Sept. 19. The event, which ran from 1981 to 1992 in Auburn, was originally called the Funk Soap Box Derby. It celebrates uniquely designed, ...