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Catterline Cartie Challenge, Aberdeenshire

Saturday 12th June 2010
Sunday 13th June 2010

Countdown to Catterline Carties

Now including Gravity SidecarCatterline Cartie Challenge

The Catterline Cartie Challenge is an annual competition for home made "gravity powered" soapbox carties which is held as part of Catterline Gala Weekend. It was first held in 2005, and is now one of the highlights of the village year.

Entries for  new teams will be available from Feb 7th 2010.

Details, entry forms, rules, etc are on Catterline Online.

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Belchford Downhill Challenge, Lincolnshire

Sunday 19th September 2010
Sunday 19th September 2010

Flying Ferret at the Belchford Downhill Challenge 2009Now Including Gravity SidecarThe 9th Belchford Downhill Challenge will take place on Furlongs Lane, Belchford on September the 19th, 2010.

New rules are planned, so make sure your cartie conforms to their new specifications.

See their web site for full details.

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Cairngorm Soapbox Extreme 2010, Highland

Friday 23rd July 2010
Saturday 24th July 2010

Now including Gravity SidecarThe longest and fastest race in the UK - definately not for the faint of heart! Entry forms available for download from

Classes for soapbox and gravity sidecar.

Cairngorm Soapbox Extreme
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Gravity Sidecar Events

The new Gravity Sidecar class has been confirmed as eligible for Border Bogies and Cairngorm Soapbox Extreme, and looks likely for Catterline Carties too. Get those angle grinders out!

See our downloads page for the gravity sidecar tech' spec'.

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Gravity Sidecar Racing in 2010

 Gravity Sidecar - a lot like this, only quicker...

Scottish Carties have been working on a specification for a new class of racer for 2010 - the Gravity Sidecar!

There is already considerable interest from several teams in building one, and several events expressing an interest in running gravity sidecars either as a demonstration or as a class in its own right.

The current SCA specifications can be downloaded from here.

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