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Cookham Dean Gravity Grand Prix, Berkshire

Sunday 11th September 2016

Cookham Dean Gravity Grand Prix 2016 The Gravity Grand Prix is a fun event run by The Kaffirs of Cookham Dean to raise money for charity, traditionally The Thames Valley Air Ambulance.

It is an annual event that is held at the end of the summer in the village of Cookham Dean, Berkshire. This year, 2016, will be the 10th consecutive year for holding the event and with a growing number of competitors and spectators, it could be the biggest yet.

Full details at

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Worlaby Downhill, Lincolnshire

Sunday 10th July 2016
Sunday 10th July 2016

Worlaby Downhill Challenge"Worlaby is a small village located on the western edge of the Wolds near Brigg. It also has the perfect assest for Gravity Racing, The Hill. With a steep gradiant and natural bends it makes the perfect location to hold a Gravity Competition.

Apple Head Gravity Sport are holding a competition on Sunday 10 July 2016 which will start at 9:00 hrs."

Entries for this year Worlaby event will open on the 1st February. This year there will be 20 Soapbox, 5 sidecar and 12 Gravity bike places up for grabs. Entries will be taken on a first come first served basis, so please don't delay as last years event was full subscribed in 5 days.

More details at or on their facebook page at

  • Course length : ~750m
  • Average gradient : 1 in 15
  • Maximum gradient : 1 in 10
  • Typical top speed : ~40mph
Worlaby Speed Profile

Worlaby Downhill Map


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Humber Bridge Soapbox Derby, Humberside

Saturday 25th June 2016

Humber Bridge Sapbox Derby 2016 The Humber Bridge Soapbox Derby is an annual race for amateur teams. Enter handmade carts at the same time as raising money for charity, having fun and winning prizes! Your team can consist of individual groups, apprentices, schools, colleges, designers and people working in the renewable, maritime and transport sector.

They are particularly proud of the teams who have raised significant sums of money for our previous charity partners and actively promote creative and crazy designs for all carts as well as business entries complete with company logos.

Full details and entry forms at


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Childrens Ward Bogie Race, Lancashire

Sunday 12th June 2016

Childrens Ward Bogie Race, Lancashire The Childrens Ward Bogie Race is a fundraising campaign to support and provide the best possible facilities to improve the lives of seriously sick children from the north Lancashire area.

Any money raised at the bogie race event to help to dramatically improve the children stay at the children’s ward.

Full details at

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Billericay Soapbox Derby, Essex

Monday 2nd May 2016


Billericay Soapbox Derby 2016


Spectacular!   That's the only word to describe the Rotary  Club of Billericay's planned biggest cash-raising venture in years.  Fancy being a "Boy Racer"?  Now's your chance.   So, prepare to strap up, belt up and get helmeted for the major Rotary event of 2016 in Billericay.  The Soapbox Derby!

Note the date now:  Bank Holiday Monday, May 2nd, 2016.  Designated race- track (agreed by Essex Highways) - the glorious downhill run from Sun Corner down London Road towards the Western Road traffic lights.  Racing all day from 10.00 a.m. to about 5.00 p.m.  All sizes. All ages - wackier the better. The Wacky Racers will form part of the spectacular fun day.

See for full details.

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