The historic streets of Bradford city centre are set to become a race track for the first ever soapbox race.

Bradford City footballer Matty Foulds will kick off the home-made kart-racing event at 11am while activities will go on until the early evening.

The free event, commissioned and sponsored by Bradford Business Improvement District (BID), is expected to draw crowds of around 20,000 people.

The thrilling race will see over 20 teams speeding past crowds.

But what is the full route for Bradford's Super Soapbox Challenge and where can you watch it?

Full route of Bradford's Super Soapbox Challenge

The route runs along Kirkgate before swinging right down Bank Street, then turning right again into Tyrrel Street before finishing at the bottom of Ivegate.

The entire course will have security fencing and hay bales to protect participants and spectators.

Where are the pits?

The team pits will be based at the bottom of Westgate.

Road closures due to Bradford's Super Soapbox Challenge

Some roads in the city centre will be closed to vehicles from 11am on Saturday, April 30, to 11pm on Sunday, May 1.

These road closures include the full lengths of Ivegate, Upper Millergate, Kirkgate, Queensgate, Hustlergate and Piece Hall Yard; Westgate, from its junction with Godwin Street to its junction with Kirkgate; Bank Street, from its junction with Darley Street to its junction with Market Street; and Darley Street, from its junction with Godwin Street to its junction with Bank Street.