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Gallery: It's the wacky races as residents do battle in the soap box derby in ... - East Anglian Daily Times

"soapox racing uk" on Google - September 23, 2014 - 18:23

Gallery: It's the wacky races as residents do battle in the soap box derby in ...
East Anglian Daily Times
Around 25 competitors took part in the fifth annual Chediston Down Hill Soapbox Derby on Sunday. The thrilling event was held at Herne Hill Farm and Tom Wells took the top honours after clocking an unbeaten 29.75secs in his Lambi Bighorn II. Jo Wareham ...

Billycart Derby brings the spark back to Port Kembla - Illawarra Mercury

"soapox racing uk" on Google - September 20, 2014 - 06:59

Billycart Derby brings the spark back to Port Kembla
Illawarra Mercury
The race took a hiatus in the 1980s but was revived in 2012. It now attracts competitors from around Australia. In a nod to tradition, there is the soapbox car event, children's divisions, adults, super carts and, for the brave, the street luge. Race ...

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Billycart Derby brings the spark back to Port Kembla - Illawarra Mercury

"soapox racing uk" on Google - September 20, 2014 - 06:59

Billycart Derby brings the spark back to Port Kembla
Illawarra Mercury
The race took a hiatus in the 1980s but was revived in 2012. It now attracts competitors from around Australia. In a nod to tradition, there is the soapbox car event, children's divisions, adults, super carts and, for the brave, the street luge. Race ...

Ivins City celebrates history, new turn to solar power - St. George Daily Spectrum

"soapox racing uk" on Google - September 20, 2014 - 04:52

Ivins City celebrates history, new turn to solar power
St. George Daily Spectrum
... and a variety of entertainment, games and presentations with a water theme. At 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., the Ivins Historical Society will sponsor a “dam tour” discussing the city's irrigation history and at noon, soapbox derby races will take place down ...

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Billycart Derby brings the spark back to Port Kembla - Illawarra Mercury

"soapox racing uk" on Google - September 19, 2014 - 12:39

Billycart Derby brings the spark back to Port Kembla
Illawarra Mercury
The race took a hiatus in the 1980s but was revived in 2012. It now attracts competitors from around Australia. In a nod to tradition, there is the soapbox car event, children's divisions, adults, super carts and, for the brave, the street luge. Race ...

Port Kembla Billycart Derby races in change - Illawarra Mercury

"soapox racing uk" on Google - September 19, 2014 - 12:39

Port Kembla Billycart Derby races in change
Illawarra Mercury
The race took a hiatus in the 1980s but was revived in 2012. It now attracts competitors from around Australia. In a nod to tradition, there is the soapbox car event, children's divisions, adults, super carts and, for the brave, the street luge. Race ...

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WES FRANKLIN: Neosho Fall Festival two days this year! - Neosho Daily News

"soapox racing uk" on Google - September 19, 2014 - 04:20

WES FRANKLIN: Neosho Fall Festival two days this year!
Neosho Daily News
One of the more popular activities returning this year is the coaster car race (think soapbox derby) on Saturday, Oct. 4. Last year's coaster car event included many entries, and the races were fun to watch! Neosho used to hold these types of races all ...

WES FRANKLIN: Neosho Fall Festival two days this year! - Neosho Daily News

"soapox racing uk" on Google - September 19, 2014 - 04:20

WES FRANKLIN: Neosho Fall Festival two days this year!
Neosho Daily News
One of the more popular activities returning this year is the coaster car race (think soapbox derby) on Saturday, Oct. 4. Last year's coaster car event included many entries, and the races were fun to watch! Neosho used to hold these types of races all ...

re: Design Technology Project

Scottish Carties Comments - September 18, 2014 - 13:41

In reply to Design Technology Project:

Hello and welcome to the SCA forum.

The best place for you to start would be Formula Gravity, who have built a kit specifically designed for schools and colleges.

Many races use their own specifications and there are often subtle differences. However, if you use the spec' here you won't go far wrong.

To get you started there are notes on steering and brakes here - have a reead of them and let me know if you have any specific questions.

As for testing and evaluation - Formula Gravity would probably be the best bet again for the South East of England.

Hope you find this useful. Please do get in touch if there's anything else we can do.

Design Technology Project

SCA Recent Comments - September 18, 2014 - 12:37

For my Design Technology project at A2 I aim to design and make a self assembly gravity racer aimed at users aged 16 and over who are new to soapbox racing and lack the techincal expertise to build a racer from scratch. To progress in this project I need contact with client and users. As such I have a few questions:

If you know of any companies who sell any similar products who I could talk to to find out sales information and unit costs and profit margins.

If you have any information as to any specifications that the racer must follow that would be extremely helpful

Any guidance as to how the best way to set up steering and braking systems would be great as well

I will also need somewhere I can test my product once complete and an expert user who would be willing to test and evaluate my product, preferably in South-East England but I could potentially go anywhere within 4 hours of Lndon.

Any help any of you could provide would be much appreciated 

Design Technology Project

Scottish Carties - September 18, 2014 - 12:37

For my Design Technology project at A2 I aim to design and make a self assembly gravity racer aimed at users aged 16 and over who are new to soapbox racing and lack the techincal expertise to build a racer from scratch. To progress in this project I need contact with client and users. As such I have a few questions:

If you know of any companies who sell any similar products who I could talk to to find out sales information and unit costs and profit margins.

If you have any information as to any specifications that the racer must follow that would be extremely helpful

Any guidance as to how the best way to set up steering and braking systems would be great as well

I will also need somewhere I can test my product once complete and an expert user who would be willing to test and evaluate my product, preferably in South-East England but I could potentially go anywhere within 4 hours of Lndon.

Any help any of you could provide would be much appreciated 

Gravity Games seek to spark STEM skills - NeighborNewspapers.com

"soapox racing uk" on Google - September 17, 2014 - 17:48

Gravity Games seek to spark STEM skills
NeighborNewspapers.com
Google and Georgia Tech have chosen Douglasville to host the first Georgia Gravity Games soapbox derby event Oct. 25. Spokesperson Jaillene Hunter said the ... “The Gravity Games Soapbox Race is an educational, hands-on activity designed to get young ...

Gravity Games seek to spark STEM skills - NeighborNewspapers.com

"soapox racing uk" on Google - September 17, 2014 - 17:48

Gravity Games seek to spark STEM skills
NeighborNewspapers.com
Google and Georgia Tech have chosen Douglasville to host the first Georgia Gravity Games soapbox derby event Oct. 25. Spokesperson Jaillene Hunter said the ... “The Gravity Games Soapbox Race is an educational, hands-on activity designed to get young ...

Gravity Games seek to spark STEM skills - NeighborNewspapers.com

"soapox racing uk" on Google - September 17, 2014 - 17:48

Gravity Games seek to spark STEM skills
NeighborNewspapers.com
Google and Georgia Tech have chosen Douglasville to host the first Georgia Gravity Games soapbox derby event Oct. 25. Spokesperson Jaillene Hunter said the ... “The Gravity Games Soapbox Race is an educational, hands-on activity designed to get young ...

Gravity Games seek to spark STEM skills - NeighborNewspapers.com

"soapox racing uk" on Google - September 17, 2014 - 17:48

Gravity Games seek to spark STEM skills
NeighborNewspapers.com
Google and Georgia Tech have chosen Douglasville to host the first Georgia Gravity Games soapbox derby event Oct. 25. Spokesperson Jaillene Hunter said the ... “The Gravity Games Soapbox Race is an educational, hands-on activity designed to get young ...

Gravity Games seek to spark STEM skills - NeighborNewspapers.com

"soapox racing uk" on Google - September 17, 2014 - 17:48

Gravity Games seek to spark STEM skills
NeighborNewspapers.com
Google and Georgia Tech have chosen Douglasville to host the first Georgia Gravity Games soapbox derby event Oct. 25. Spokesperson Jaillene Hunter said the ... “The Gravity Games Soapbox Race is an educational, hands-on activity designed to get young ...

Celtic announce annual profit - Eurosport.com ASIA

"soapox racing uk" on Google - September 12, 2014 - 17:13

Eurosport.com ASIA

Celtic announce annual profit
Eurosport.com ASIA
Celtic made an £11.2million pre-tax profit last season despite a significant drop in revenue. The club's annual accounts showed group revenue decreased by 14.6 per cent to £64.7million, with some of the fall being attributed to a £100 reward to season ...

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Keenite wins youth division of Soap Box Classic - Keene Star

"soapox racing uk" on Google - September 12, 2014 - 17:07

Keenite wins youth division of Soap Box Classic
Keene Star
From left, Keene residents Jared Hoskinson, Joshua Kelsey and Trevin Hoskinson of Team Hoskinson Racing wait with their entries Sept. 1 before the start of the second annual Johnson County Soap Box Derby in Keene. Trevin won first place in the Youth ...

Hinckley BID Soap Box Derby, Leicestershire

UK Soapbox Race Calendar Feed - September 11, 2014 - 22:22
Start: Jul 5 2015 - 12:00am End: Jul 5 2015 - 11:59pm Timezone: Etc/GMT+1

The Hinckley BID Soap Box Derby is intended as an annual fun day for the teams, supporters and spectators of all ages from the Hinckley area, and beyond. As an event, it is also intended to raise money for local charities.

The aim is to encourage up to 50 Soap Box Teams to compete.

The idea is to utilise the natural hill on Castle Street for individual 'Time-Trial' performances – 3 runs per Team. The course will start from the Church Walk junction and end in Market Square.

'Themed' Soap Boxes are especially encouraged since they provide the most interest to spectators.

Although an Entry fee is required (£25 per team), this event is also subsidised by the Hinckley Town Centre Partnership.

Off to the soapbox car races at Clayton's Derby and Car Show - Contra Costa Times

"soapox racing uk" on Google - September 10, 2014 - 18:04

Off to the soapbox car races at Clayton's Derby and Car Show
Contra Costa Times
At the Clayton Derby and Car Show, a pair of competitors, top, get ready for their race down the ramp on Main Street, while 5-year-old Giovanni Bigard, left, is prepared to wave a victory flag at the end of the race. At the Labor Day weekend event ...