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Entry Forms Now Available!

Gadget Show's "Lotus Eater"We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting entries for the first Cairngorm Soapbox Extreme.

Competition Rules Published

The competition rules have now been published and are available for download from here.

Construction Rules Finalised

Construction Rules have been finalised and are available for download. They are very similar to the Draft National Rules, but have been modified to include more details on steering and brakes. The rules on safety clothing for drivers has also been updated to reflect the nature of the course and the competition, with full leathers and full face helmets being required for carts that do not have roll protection.

The rules can be downloaded from the rules section.

Course Video Online

We did some test on the course last weekend, and captured an onboard video recording of the course plus the GPS data from one of the runs. Check it out here.

Meanwhile, organisation work is still continuing, and there will be an announcement about entries later this month. We have had about a dozen expressions of interest already, and if you'd like to be kept informed of developments please make sure you've registered with our mailing list.

Date Confirmed

The date for the inaugural Cairngorm Soapbox Extreme has been confirmed as 25th and 26th July 2009. The proceedings will kick off at 4.30pm on the Saturday with individual practice runs and timed qualifying, with group races and finals being held on the Sunday from 10.00am until 4.30pm.

Full construction and race rules will be published in the next few days, and sign up will be opne from early February. To be sure of being notified of when entries open, make sure you send an email containing the word "register" to

Pre-Registration Open

Full sign up for Cairngorm Carties Extreme will open early in February, but in the mean time you can sign up for the "Pre-registration mailing list" if you want to be notified when they go online so you don't waste a second getting your entry in.

To pre-register, just send an email containing the word "register" to

** UPDATE - sign up postponed until mid April.

Provisional Date Set

A provisional date has been set for Cairngorm Soapbox Extreme. 25th & 26th July 2009 have been pencilled in as the weekend when soapbox racing comes to the Scottish Highlands.

The current event outline is;

Saturday 25th July

  • 12.00 - 16.00 : Team sign in and scrutineering.
  • 16.30 - 21.30 : Practice runs and timed qualifying.
Sunday 26th July
  • 10.00 - 16.30 : Heats and finals.
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