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5th Annual Jim Edd Shearer Memorial Coaster Car Derby on Sat., April 27!

Apr 22, 2019 | 0 comments

Join us on for the 5th Annual Jim Edd Shearer Memorial Coaster Car Derby as participants take a thrill ride down the hill of East Main St. to vie for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place trophies in this 100 year old sport.  All participants receive a free event tee shirt.

Pre-race STEM activities from 10 AM – Noon: For $5 per family, Meet the UK Solar Car Team of engineers, and see the UK Solar Car at The Family Center (334 East Main Street).

Registration and safety checks start at 11:000 PM; races begin at 1 PM on East Main St.

Click to download the Registration Form / Participation Waiver.

This annual event is in memory of Jim Edd Shearer, a local businessman and sports enthusiast who generously helped with the sponsorships at the start-up of the Coaster Car Derby.  Sponsors include the City of Wilmore and the Wilmore Community Development Board, HRS Autocare, Gullette & Gullette P.S. C., Hall’s Farm & Feed Store.