Ashton Grace wins world championship at soap box derby

Photo from Soap Box Derby Twitter

Hopkinsville’s Ashton Grace is the World Local Super Stock champion after coming in first place this weekend at the All American Soap Box Derby in Akron, Ohio.

Connor Bledsoe took fourth place in the World Rally Stock Division and Courtney Planka, Peyton Hilton, Audrey Rains and Maggie Goode were also congratulated by the local Kiwanis Club for their showings in Akron.

Grace was not the only Kentuckian to win a world championship, as Lane Schlafke of Bowling Green also brought home a first place trophy.