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No-motorsport event rolls into action

Soapbox Derby in Peel

One of the great events in the no-motor sport calendar takes place today.

It's the 2018 Peel Soapbox Derby (Sun 19/08).

Top racers, newcomers and those with no ability whatsoever will be taking on a fast, downhill course in the sunset city - from the top of Derby Drive in Peel, to the bottom of Stanley Road with a flying finish on the promenade.

There are also jumps and chicanes in order to increase the liklihood of some of the machines falling to pieces . . . .though the serious racers will be looking to set record times.

There are prizes to be won - but the main objective is to raise money for charity.

The event takes place from 2pm to 5pm.

For more information www.peelsoapboxderby.com.

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