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2017 Soapbox Race Calendar

Soapbox Race Calendar We've started to update this year's soabox race calendar with confirm race dates. Check it out, and if you know of any other races please do let us know.

Hawksland Bogie Race, Lanarkshire

Sunday 9th July 2017


Hawksland Bogie Race

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).

All welcome.



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Penn House Gravity Grand Prix, Buckinghamshire

Saturday 24th June 2017
Saturday 24th June 2017

 Penn House Gravity Grand Prix

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

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Worlaby Downhill Challenge, Lincolnshire

Sunday 16th July 2017
Sunday 16th July 2017
See for details
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Welton Soapbox Derby, Northamptonshire

Saturday 15th July 2017
Saturday 15th July 2017

 Welton Soapbox Derby

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

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