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Hawksland Hill Run, Lanarkshire

Sunday 6th July 2014
Sunday 6th July 2014

SCA Championship Points Available

Hawklands Hill Run The Hawksland Hill Run is an open, but limited, series of competitions for non powered bogies, carties, sidecars and luge to compete down a closed public roadway over a course of approximately 800m and King of the Hill pushbike hill climb with various other activities including can shy, hoopla and treasure hunt, refreshments, etc.

The aim is to provide a fun but safe race day for people of all ages to enter and enjoy. The course includes several features to test the skill and courage of the competitors and the handling of their entry.

It is also hoped to be able to raise funds for a worthwhile charities and it has been decided that all the money raised will be donated to help in the fight against cancer. The team members of each entry are required to contribute an entry fee and spectators should purchase voting slips to enable them to help in the judging of the Best Fun Bogie Entry.

For full details go the Hawklands Hill Run web site.

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Avon Dassett Soap Box Derby, Warwickshire

Saturday 14th June 2014
Saturday 14th June 2014

Avon Dassett Soapbox The Avon Dassett Annual Soap Box Derby will take place on Saturday 14th June 2014. Funds raised are donated to the Warwickshire Air Ambulance and BLESMA (British Limbless Ex Service Mens Association) charities.

A new dedicated web site is in preparation. This will include rules, a history of the event and photos of past races on this soon to be resurfaced hill.

A brief summary of classes for entering;-

Class 1 4 wheels
Class 2 3 wheels
Class 3 Sidecar outfits
Class 4 Formula Libre, anything goes (within reason)

 

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Border Bogie Challenge, Denholm, Scottish Borders

Saturday 24th May 2014
Saturday 24th May 2014

SCA Championship Points Available

Border Bogies 2014

The 2014 cartie season kicks off in Scotland on Saturday 24th May at the wonderful Border Bogie Challenge. This fun filled family event is well worth the trip either as a spectator or as a competitor. There is a shorter course for the junior racers and a longer course for those of us who should know better.

  • Juniors and Senior races.
  • Classes for Soapbox Cartie, Gravity Sidecar, Gravity Bike and Pedal Bike.
  • SCA Championship points available.

Entries open on 1st February 2014. Check out their web site and facebook page for further details.

 

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New Gravity Racing Association in Lincolnshire

LGRA LogoA new group has been formed to "encourage and organise gravity racing events in and around the city of Lincoln". The Lincoln Gravity Racing Association are planning to races for 2014 - the Lincoln Gravity Bike Festival in May and the Normanby Rise Gravity Race in September.

Details are sketchy at the moment, and the dates are not yet confirmed. For further information, contact them via their facebook page.

Meanwhile, another new event has been confirmed at Coleby near Lincoln. Details for this are sparse too, except that it will be run over the weekend of 21st and 22nd June 2014. A web site is promised soon.

 

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Halloween Cartie Race, Brechin, Angus

Saturday 19th October 2013
Saturday 19th October 2013

SCA Championship Points Available

Brechin Halloween Cartie Race

Brechin Cartie RaceBack for a second year, and with a new extended course twice the length of last years.

SCA Championship points available.

Full details on the Brechin Halloween Facebook page. Cartie Race forms  available online at links below:

Forms also available at Bruce Brymers butcher on St Davids Street or Print Matters on Swan Street.

All entry forms must be submitted by 27th September 2013.

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