Summit County youngsters will strap on their helmets and climb into gravity-powered vehicles tomorrow to try to qualify for "The Greatest Amateur Racing Event in the World."

Youth between the ages of 8 and 17 will compete in the seventh annual North Summit Soap Box Derby at the All-American Soap Box Derby track at Derby Downs Saturday starting at 9 a.m.

The event is one of the national qualifying races for the 70th annual All-American Soap Box Derby, slated for July 21.

Competitors from Cuyahoga Falls, Tallmadge, Stow, Munroe Falls, Hudson, Reminderville, Sagamore Hills, Northfield Center, Silver Lake, Twinsburg, Macedonia, Boston Heights, and Peninsula will attempt to qualify for two spots in the All-American race.