Latest Soapbox Racing News

Border Bogies - Entries Open

Isaac NewtonEntries for the newest addition to the Scottish cartie racing calendar are now open. Set in the beautiful conservation village of Denholm in the heart of the Scottish Borders, the Border Bogie Challenge is looking for teams and promises a very warm Borders welcome and a slice of unrestricted madness. See borderbogie.co.uk for full details.
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Cadwell Postponed

Cadwell in the snow Snow and ice have forced the organisers of the Cadwell Park Gravity Festival to postpone. It has been rescheduled for 15th November 2009. See the Apple Head Gravity Sports web site for full details.

Onboard Video of Cairngorm Soapbox Extreme

Here's a driver's eye view of the course for Cairngorm Soapbox Extreme - positively mouth watering! News about how to enter is expected later this month, so keep an eye on the Cairngorm Soapbox Extreme web site.

 


 

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Entries Open for Catterline Cartie Challenge 2009

Entries are now open for the 2009 Catterline Cartie Challenge. The maximum number of teams has been increased to 30, and 13 teams have taken advantage of the "early bird" entries made available for last years competitors from the start of January, meaning there are just 17 places left! Last year, all the places were filled before the end of February, so make sure you get your entries in soon to avoid disappointment. Entry forms and rules are available from here.

For a taster of what's in store, check out the video below.

 


 

You Wait Ages for a New Soapbox Race...

...and then two come along at once!

Hot on the heels of the announcement of Cairngorm Soapbox Extreme is the news that another new soapbox race is to be added to the UK calendar, and this one is in Scotland too. "Border Bogie Race" will be held on 23rd May in Denholm in the Scottish Borders. The course is approximately 2/3rds of a mile in length, and is "quite a good gradient ... 30 to 40 mph stuff". You can see a video of it here (also embedded below).

More details soon.

 


 

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