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Drumlanrig Gravity Grand Prix Cancelled

We are bitterly disappointed to learn that the Scottish Autofest at Drumlanrig Castle planned for the end of this month has been cancelled, and consequently the Gravity Grand Prix will now not be going ahead. 

All Gravity Grand Prix entry fees have been refunded in full.

The next (and final) race in the 2013 SCA Championship will now be the Brechin Halloween Cartie Race on 19th October.

Clones Soapbox Race, Co Monaghan, Ireland

Friday 13th September 2013
Sunday 15th September 2013

 

Clones Canal Soapbox Race

A challenge; the best of Ireland against the best of England, Scotland and Wales. Who is up for it? 1000 euro in prizes on offer!

This years race will feature some tweaks and adjustments this year to keep thing's fresh and exciting. See the Clones Canal Festival web site for further details.

Check out the video of last year's race here.

 

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Cookham Dean Gravity Grand Prix, Berkshire

Sunday 1st September 2013
Sunday 1st September 2013

The 7th Cookham Deam Gravity Grand Prix will be held on Sunday 1st September 2013. This popular local event has been running since 2007, raising money for charity and having fun at the same time.

Full details from here.

 

Cookham Dean Gravity Grand Prix

 

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Four Races in Two Days

Red Bull SoapboxFour races in two days. This is the biggest soapbox racing weekend of the year.

Saturday sees the postponed Lanhydrock Dilly Cart Race in Cornwall, and Sunday has three major races taking place across the UK. Serious gravity racers will have had to choose between the well established and very popular Richards Castle Soapbox Derby in Shropshire and the newly extended Worlaby Downhill Challenge in Lincolnshire. With Cairngorm, Belchford and Annandale not taking place this year these are two of the fastest races in the calendar and will both attract a high quality field.

All of these are likely to be overshadowed, however, by the Red Bull Soapbox at Alexandra Palace in London. This high profile race will bring huge crowds out to see all sorts of wild and wacky themed soapbox teams showing their style and speed and trying to entertain the crowds.

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