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The Autohorn Micklegate Run Soapbox Challenge, York

UK Soapbox Race Calendar Feed - January 19, 2017 - 22:25
Start: Monday 28th August 2017

Micklegate Soap Box Race

Monday 28th August 2017.

See http://www.micklegaterun.co.uk/ for details

The Autohorn Micklegate Run Soapbox Challenge, York

Scottish Cartie Association - January 19, 2017 - 22:25
Start: Monday 28th August 2017

Micklegate Soap Box Race

Monday 28th August 2017.

See http://www.micklegaterun.co.uk/ for details

2017 Soapbox Race Calendar

Scottish Cartie Association - January 19, 2017 - 22:07
We've started to update this year's soabox race calendar with confirm race dates. Check it out, and if you know of any other races please do let us know.

Hawksland Bogie Race, Lanarkshire

UK Soapbox Race Calendar Feed - January 19, 2017 - 21:46
Start: Sunday 9th July 2017

 

The Hawksland Community Events Group have set the date for this year as Sunday 9 July, 2017 road closed from 8.30 racing from 9.00 (subject to grant of road closure by local authority).

All welcome.

See https://www.facebook.com/hawksland.bogierace

 

Hawksland Bogie Race, Lanarkshire

Scottish Cartie Association - January 19, 2017 - 21:46
Start: Sunday 9th July 2017

 

The Hawksland Community Events Group have set the date for this year as Sunday 9 July, 2017 road closed from 8.30 racing from 9.00 (subject to grant of road closure by local authority).

All welcome.

See https://www.facebook.com/hawksland.bogierace

 

Penn House Gravity Grand Prix, Buckinghamshire

UK Soapbox Race Calendar Feed - January 19, 2017 - 21:21
Start: Saturday 24th June 2017 End: Saturday 24th June 2017

 

Penn House Grand Prix is a gravity powered time-trial for karts, sidecars and bikes

The course is a kilometre of perfectly smooth private driveway that snakes through a private woodland in Penn Street, Buckinghamshire.

Earl and Countess Howe kindly allowed this event to take place at Penn House, their family home.

Full details and entry forms at http://www.pennhousegrandprix.co.uk/

Penn House Gravity Grand Prix, Buckinghamshire

Scottish Cartie Association - January 19, 2017 - 21:21
Start: Saturday 24th June 2017 End: Saturday 24th June 2017

 

Penn House Grand Prix is a gravity powered time-trial for karts, sidecars and bikes

The course is a kilometre of perfectly smooth private driveway that snakes through a private woodland in Penn Street, Buckinghamshire.

Earl and Countess Howe kindly allowed this event to take place at Penn House, their family home.

Full details and entry forms at http://www.pennhousegrandprix.co.uk/

Worlaby Downhill Challenge, Lincolnshire

Scottish Cartie Association - January 19, 2017 - 20:57
Start: Sunday 16th July 2017 End: Sunday 16th July 2017 See https://www.facebook.com/AppleHeadGravitySport for details

Worlaby Downhill Challenge, Lincolnshire

UK Soapbox Race Calendar Feed - January 19, 2017 - 20:57
Start: Sunday 16th July 2017 End: Sunday 16th July 2017 See https://www.facebook.com/AppleHeadGravitySport for details

Welton Soapbox Derby, Northamptonshire

Scottish Cartie Association - January 19, 2017 - 20:41
Start: Saturday 15th July 2017 End: Saturday 15th July 2017

 

Feel The Need, The Need for Speed!!!

It's all about Gravity & Sheer Courage!!! 32mph : 1/2km Race Track!!!

The 4th Annual Welton Soapbox Derby will deliver a SPECTACULAR array of amateur drivers racing their homemade 'Soapbox Vehicles'! Each hand-made 'DREAM-MACHINE' is fuelled by nothing but GRAVITY and SHEER COURAGE!!!

This FREE to spectate unique non-motorised racing event challenges you to work as a team to design and build a traditional or outrageous soapbox dream machine, and compete against the clock in a downhill RACE!!

For further details and entry forms, see https://www.facebook.com/Weltonsoapboxderby/

Welton Soapbox Derby, Northamptonshire

UK Soapbox Race Calendar Feed - January 19, 2017 - 20:41
Start: Saturday 15th July 2017 End: Saturday 15th July 2017

 

Feel The Need, The Need for Speed!!!

It's all about Gravity & Sheer Courage!!! 32mph : 1/2km Race Track!!!

The 4th Annual Welton Soapbox Derby will deliver a SPECTACULAR array of amateur drivers racing their homemade 'Soapbox Vehicles'! Each hand-made 'DREAM-MACHINE' is fuelled by nothing but GRAVITY and SHEER COURAGE!!!

This FREE to spectate unique non-motorised racing event challenges you to work as a team to design and build a traditional or outrageous soapbox dream machine, and compete against the clock in a downhill RACE!!

For further details and entry forms, see https://www.facebook.com/Weltonsoapboxderby/

Thieves steal a piece of Soapbox Derby family history in Phenix City - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

"soapox racing uk" on Google - January 17, 2017 - 14:38

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Thieves steal a piece of Soapbox Derby family history in Phenix City
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
Soapbox Derby racing is a tradition in the Howard family, with four members from three generations having won local races and then raced in Akron. Howard Sr. won the local race in 1955, then his namesake won in 1972 and then his daughter, Jan Herring, ...

Welton Northamptonshire Soapbox Derby 15:07:17

Scottish Carties - January 13, 2017 - 12:24

Registration for 2017 Grid positions is now open!

email: welton_soapbox@outlook.com

 facebook: Weltonsoapboxderby 

Man killed in horror soapbox race crash pictured smiling in pilot fancy dress at starting line - Mirror.co.uk

"soapox racing uk" on Google - January 3, 2017 - 12:21

Mirror.co.uk

Man killed in horror soapbox race crash pictured smiling in pilot fancy dress at starting line
Mirror.co.uk
The tragic driver of a doomed soapbox kart is seen smiling in fancy dress with his pals - minutes before he was killed in a horrific crash. Francis O'Sullivan - nicknamed Titch - was riding in the front of the homemade 'Spitfire' kart when it flipped ...

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Review of the year: June 2016 - Staff Newsletter

"soapox racing uk" on Google - December 31, 2016 - 18:11

Staff Newsletter

Review of the year: June 2016
Staff Newsletter
EVERYONE was up for a laugh in June, which brought with it some of the most unusual sights in the county. Penkridge residents did a double take when two dancing grannies opened a new charity shop. Letty and Hilda, also known as Sue Hawkins and Deb ...

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A look back at the year in sports - Hi-Desert Star

"soapox racing uk" on Google - December 29, 2016 - 01:31

Hi-Desert Star

A look back at the year in sports
Hi-Desert Star
Twentynine young daredevils braved the slopes of Joe Davis Drive to take part in this year's Armed Services YMCA Soapbox Derby. The gravity-based races, which benefit YMCA services on board the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, were held ...

Entries open for Stone Soapbox Derby 2017 - Staff Newsletter

"soapox racing uk" on Google - December 19, 2016 - 11:12

Entries open for Stone Soapbox Derby 2017
Staff Newsletter
Entries open for Stone Soapbox Derby 2017 ... The derby, which is part of the Stone Festival, will be in a slightly longer format next year and will take place on bank holiday Monday, May 29. Organiser ... Activities will run from 3.30pm and racing ...

Bend boy is junior novice racing champ - Bend Bulletin

"soapox racing uk" on Google - December 19, 2016 - 08:15

Bend Bulletin

Bend boy is junior novice racing champ
Bend Bulletin
Don says he was intrigued by the car, which was being driven by his friend's 6-year-old son and looked like a soapbox derby car come to life. Elijah said he was not all that interested in watching other kids race — “It was boring just watching,” he ...

Get ready to rumble: Derby Day is set for June 17! - NorthJersey.com

"soapox racing uk" on Google - December 9, 2016 - 15:04

Get ready to rumble: Derby Day is set for June 17!
NorthJersey.com
Initially called a soapbox derby, members decided to change the title since soapbox races involve carts made with very specific regulations for the purpose of competition. Jordon explained since the goal is to be more inclusive of the community, the ...