@ The Red Bull Soapbox Helsinki Grand Prix 2019

Yesterday we were at the Red Bull Soapbox Helsinki Grand Prix. The 5th time in Helsinki. We were there in August 2012 when the event was arranged for the 3rd time. Two years ago we planned to go as the event again was held in Helsinki. But, something came up and we were couldn’t go. So, I was happy to, a couple of weeks ago find out the event is back. The Red Bull Soapbox Race is an international event in which amateur drivers race homemade soapbox vehicles. It was just as fun as I remembered it from the last time. Also this time there was a lot of people. Over 60 teams racing. The vehicles/the team’s out fits were crazy and others even more crazy. Anything you possible could imagine. Some vehicles were very fast, some needed to be pushed all the way down the hill, some crashed, a couple lost a tire, one had to be carried down. No matter what, everybody in good mood, smiling, laughing, cheering.

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8 thoughts on “@ The Red Bull Soapbox Helsinki Grand Prix 2019

      1. aheikkinen Post author

        My first thought too. It’s too high. If they attend next time too I wish them all the best of luck with a new improved vehicle 🙂

    1. aheikkinen Post author

      Thank you 🙂 My favorite has to be the Formula 1 / the Iceman car. That’s because I’m a great fan of Formula 1. Unfortunately I didn’t see the car race down the hill.

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      1. aheikkinen Post author

        Yes, “The Beast of Turin” was a beauty. But, it crashed in the first turn. The front wheels totally damaged. It had to be carried down the hill to the finish line.

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