Gravity Racing Meta Feed

5 great things to do in and around Caledon July 9 to 10 - Caledon Enterprise

"soapox racing uk" on Google - July 8, 2016 - 12:01

Caledon Enterprise

5 great things to do in and around Caledon July 9 to 10
Caledon Enterprise
3. Cheltenham Day Held on the main street in Cheltenham, come out and be part of the soapbox derby, childrens' games, street sale, duck race, pie-eating contest, tube races for all ages, beer garden, firefighters' BBQ, silent auction, band and so much ...

Young drivers heading west to pursue further glory - So Md News (subscription)

"soapox racing uk" on Google - July 8, 2016 - 04:08

So Md News (subscription)

Young drivers heading west to pursue further glory
So Md News (subscription)
Two Hollywood boys quickly are excelling, and earning victories, in the sport of soapbox derby racing — enough so to be heading west for next week's national championship. Ryan Jameson and Ian Jameson, 10-year-old twin brothers, took up the sport only ...

LEO Challenge Races are back - Issaquah Press, Sammamish Review, Snovalley Star, Newcastle News

"soapox racing uk" on Google - July 7, 2016 - 20:15

Issaquah Press, Sammamish Review, Snovalley Star, Newcastle News

LEO Challenge Races are back
Issaquah Press, Sammamish Review, Snovalley Star, Newcastle News
That led to what has become known as the annual Life Enrichment Options Challenge Race, an event that allows those with mental and physical disabilities the experience of a thrilling soapbox derby race while riding in a car piloted by a typically ...

Katie-Rose storms soapbox derby scene - Dalles Chronicle

"soapox racing uk" on Google - July 6, 2016 - 18:18

Dalles Chronicle

Katie-Rose storms soapbox derby scene
Dalles Chronicle
... First Energy All-American Soapbox Derby World Championships in Akron, Ohio. In her first year, Mason, 11, has won a local championship and Queen of the Hill honors, after starting out with a fourth-place finish in her first race in 2015 ...

Same things apply to novelty soapboxes

Scottish Carties Comments - July 6, 2016 - 09:01

In reply to 8 Characteristics of the Best Soapbox Racers:

The same basic things apply eveni if you are building a fun soapbox, although low drag is probably not so much of a priority if you are building a replica of the Empire State building or the Millenium Falcon. But good brakes, chassis, steering and driver protection are going to make your ride much better regardless of whether you are going for speed or style.

The Cycle Sisterz are back - Elk Charity Challange - Virden Empire Advance

"soapox racing uk" on Google - July 5, 2016 - 14:48

Virden Empire Advance

The Cycle Sisterz are back - Elk Charity Challange
Virden Empire Advance
Charity Challenge spokesperson, Matt Morak, describes the Challenge as “a cross between Trivial Pursuit and The Amazing Race,” and the daily missions certainly fit this description. ... For these vehicle enthusiasts, some of the challenges were second ...

8 Characteristics of the Best Soapbox Racers

SCA Recent Comments - July 5, 2016 - 13:54

There are no big secrets in soapbox racing. The very fastest racers all pay attention to the same basic principles; make it safe, make it sleek, make it steer and make it stop.

Although at first glance there are a bewildering array of different designs at any race, when you look more closely at the ones taking home the silverware you will spot several common features...

read more

8 Characteristics of the Fastest Soapbox Racers

Scottish Cartie Association - July 5, 2016 - 13:54

There are no big secrets in soapbox racing. The very fastest racers all pay attention to the same basic principles; make it safe, make it sleek, make it steer and make it stop.

Although at first glance there are a bewildering array of different designs at any race, when you look more closely at the ones taking home the silverware you will spot several common features...

read more

Muscatine man wins first Muscatine soapbox derby in 50 years - Muscatine Journal

"soapox racing uk" on Google - July 4, 2016 - 21:27

Muscatine Journal

Muscatine man wins first Muscatine soapbox derby in 50 years
Muscatine Journal
MUSCATINE, Iowa — As crowds lined Third Street and the tunes blared from loud speakers, spectators saw soapbox derby cars race in downtown Muscatine for the first time in 50 years this Fourth of July. Three rounds of competition began at 11 a.m ...

and more »

Muscatine local wins first Muscatine soapbox derby in 50 years - Muscatine Journal

"soapox racing uk" on Google - July 4, 2016 - 21:27

Muscatine Journal

Muscatine local wins first Muscatine soapbox derby in 50 years
Muscatine Journal
John Hagerty went in a different direction when constructing his soapbox derby car, by adding third wheel to a motorcycle frame as he makes his way down Third Street during the Muscatine Soapbox Derby races Monday afternoon. prev. next. MUSCATINE ...

Conshohocken Soap Box Derby returns for the 65th year - The Times Herald

"soapox racing uk" on Google - July 4, 2016 - 20:17

Conshohocken Soap Box Derby returns for the 65th year
The Times Herald
With Emma, the family dog that accompanies the Tutinos most everywhere, are Karen Tutino, Dominick Tutino, Jr. and Dominick Tutino, Sr., moments before the start of the 65th Conshohocken Soap Box Derby on Fayette Street, Monday, July 4, 2016.

Autosupplies supports soapbox derby - Tyrepress.com

"soapox racing uk" on Google - July 4, 2016 - 16:40

Tyrepress.com

Autosupplies supports soapbox derby
Tyrepress.com
The charity event raised money for CLIC Sargent and Ashgate Hospice, while families were invited to enjoy the live music and children's entertainment taking place in between races, along with the wide variety of stalls throughout the village. The race ...

Freedom Fest returns to Mansfield - Mansfield News Journal

"soapox racing uk" on Google - July 3, 2016 - 22:53

Mansfield News Journal

Freedom Fest returns to Mansfield
Mansfield News Journal
"We're happy to do what we can for the community and the city of Mansfield," race director Chris Mize said. The day started off with a classic car show, followed by music from ... was babysitting her grandsons, Ryan and Nicholas Bettis. She proudly ...

Help Adam with his GCSE Project

Scottish Cartie Association - July 3, 2016 - 11:58

Adam is a Product Design student and is currently preparing for the GCSE next year by designing a product. Although most of the class are basing their designs on simpler things, he have decided to go for something a bit more interesting.

Having always been fascinated with soapboxes (gravity racers) he has have decided to build a soapbox, and needs to get some background information.

He is currently main researching the main demographics of people of build and race gravity racers (age, gender etc) and needs to gather some data, so he has created a short survey. It only takes a few seconds to complete, so please take a moment to help Adam with his project.

American Fork Steel Days calendar of events - Daily Herald

"soapox racing uk" on Google - July 3, 2016 - 06:09

Daily Herald

American Fork Steel Days calendar of events
Daily Herald
Brock Bruendenman races during the soapbox derby in American Fork on Tuesday, July 7, 2015. The soapbox derby is affiliated with American Fork's Steel Days. SAMMY JO HESTER, The Daily Herald. American Fork car cruise STAND ALONE 01. Buy Now.

and more »

Family has 3 generations of Soap Box Derby champions - Twin Falls Times-News

"soapox racing uk" on Google - July 3, 2016 - 06:00

Twin Falls Times-News

Family has 3 generations of Soap Box Derby champions
Twin Falls Times-News
The racers Hardman — all three generations of them — gathered in Gary's Lehi home in late June to recall races past and present. Gary is a few steps behind the others during the conversation — he's in the final stages of an ongoing battle with brain ...

Mission Strawberry Queen, racer reunite for photo 66 years later - Mission City Record

"soapox racing uk" on Google - June 30, 2016 - 18:24

Mission Strawberry Queen, racer reunite for photo 66 years later
Mission City Record
Now, 66 years later, Macdougall and Mussallem were both back at Mission's soapbox derby, to recreate that moment and bring back plenty of memories. Macdougall's family arranged for the meeting as a ... He said the race was a much bigger event in the ...

Soapbox success: Annual derby a hit with racers, fans - Mission City Record

"soapox racing uk" on Google - June 30, 2016 - 16:19

Soapbox success: Annual derby a hit with racers, fans
Mission City Record
The annual Mission Soapbox Derby took place on Saturday on Stave Lake Street. Participants got behind the wheel and raced down the street in a fun, yet competitive summer tradition. Racers were separated into age groups and raced against each other to ...

Crowds gear up for Soapbox Derby day in village near Daventry - Daventry Express

"soapox racing uk" on Google - June 30, 2016 - 05:32

Daventry Express

Crowds gear up for Soapbox Derby day in village near Daventry
Daventry Express
The event gets under way at midday, with racing starting at about 12.30pm. There are 44 soapbox teams signed up to take part in the races. Watching the races is free. People attending should follow signs to the official car parks in order to avoid ...

Gentleman, start your racers! - Voice of Muscatine (registration)

"soapox racing uk" on Google - June 29, 2016 - 16:36

Gentleman, start your racers!
Voice of Muscatine (registration)
Some of the vintage cars from the original Soapbox Derby races of the 1960s were on display, along with many of the cool cars that will be hitting Third Street hill this coming Monday. The long-awaited return of Soapbox Derby racing starts at 11 a.m ...