UK Soapbox Races 2017
Scroll down for a list of all the upcoming soapbox races in the UK. Please note that, unless otherwise noted, these events are not organised by the SCA. If you have any questions about them, please contact the organisers directly.
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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/
If you are creative enough to build a kart, brave enough to throw it down one of our fine hills in Burghfield and decent enough to raise some money for charities that benefit us locally, then why not get involved and enter a BoxKart Bash team.
Full details and entry forms are at http://burghfieldsantas.org.uk/boxkart
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).
Great fun for all ages, if you have the urge to make a soap box and would like an Entry Pack please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01455 698494.
Entries are received from Families, Businesses, Charities, Colleges, Schools, Scouts and more - ALL are welcome.
FREE to watch and 50+ Town Centre Shops, Pubs, Cafes and Restaurants will be open for your enjoyment.
See www.hinckleybid.co.uk for further info.
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/
Micklegate Soap Box Race
Monday 28th August 2017.
See http://www.micklegaterun.co.uk/ for details