Dalby Forest Soapbox Derby, Yorkshire

Saturday 20th August 2011
Sunday 21st August 2011

High Speed CanoeSet in the heart of the North Yorshire moors. Dalby Forest has a long history for hosting many types of racing competitions and provides a stunning backdrop for the event.

The Track is one mile of fast sweeping tarmac through the Forest and speeds in excess of 50 mph are to be expected. In 2010 LG Racing were officially recorded at 59 MPH. (unofficially 65 MPH !!)

The course has high speed off camber corners, made even trickier by the changing light conditions caused by the dense tree cover. Crossing the finish line, carts will be doing around 50 mph and have to be capable of slowing down to a walking pace within 100 metres.

The course is not Suitable For Novelty Carts.

Full details at http://dalbysoapbox.webs.com/

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New Soapbox Race for 2010

News has reached us of the latest soapbox race to be added to the UK soapbox racing calendar. Dalby Forest, near Pickering in North Yorkshire, has been the venue for street luge events in the past but will be playing host to soapbox carties for the first time at the end of 28th & 29th August 2010. The soapbox race will be held over two days, with time trials on Saturday 28th and head to head racing on Sunday 29th.

The course is one mile of fast bends, and speeds in excess of 50mph are expected.

Entries are limited to 20 teams, first come first served. See here for further details, including a video of the course.


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Dalby Forest Soapbox Derby, North Yorkshire

Saturday 28th August 2010
Sunday 29th August 2010
  • 1 mile a fast sweeping tarmac through Dalby Forest, North Yorkshire, speeds 50 mph+
  • The format will be time trails Saturday Starting at 1 pm
  • Head to head racing on Sunday starting at 10 am
  • There is on site camping for everyone (available fri/sun)
  • There will be a marquee for all the Teams to get together on Saturday night
  • 20 Teams only so first come first served.
  • Entry fee £45 per Team   all inc.....
  • All carts built to Belchford/Cadwell spec will be suitable only minor mods will be required ie rear view mirrors.
  • More details and entry forms contact andyash275@hotmail.com

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