The First Baptist Church Atlanta’s parking lot was a racing mecca on June 2, hosting the Dunwoody-NE Georgia Soap Box Derby competition.

Anna Blair, in car 117, gets ready on the start platform.

Ansley Christensen, 16, who will race in the Masters Class, stops by the pit area before the race to check out her challengers’ vehicles.

Brent Morris, center, Dunwoody Soap Box Derby Association chairman, goes over the rules and regulations with the participants.