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International Media Release

The Gravity Racing Association of Australia Inc. 1700835

The Gravity Racing Association of Australia is pleased to announce and share the ‘International Media Release’ published by 3 sources in America, 16th October 2017 – attached below.

Due to the announcement of the unprecedented partnership with Sphere Leadership a local Illawarra company and a member of the Port Kembla Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (“This is a big part of the future of the International Soap Box Derby and an unprecedented partnership in our history,” said Derby President & CEO Mark Gerberich). We now have a support mechanism unlike any other ‘Gravity Racing Event’ in Australia.

Allowing businesses to support their local school programs and racing teams. ‘Participants Value’ will escalate due to an official drawing system, 3 weeks before the event. With a new Championship level of the ‘Local Champion’ and Rally Champion’, in support of local communities where other ‘Gravity Racing Events’ are held.

With the ultimate challenge of the “Australian All American Soap Box National Championship” held alongside “The Illawarra Gravity Racing Championship”, 19th October 2019, in Port Kembla on Wentworth Street! The official qualifier into the “First Energy All American Soap Box World Championship” held in Akron, Ohio, USA.

“Unprecedented in Gravity Racing in Australia – 29th September 2017, In a meeting with Dr. Donald P Visco Jr, Dean of Engineering, Akron University, Ohio, USA. Dr. Visco, was very pleased to support students racing in the Australian Soap Box Gravity Racing series, to apply for Engineering Scholarships at the University of Akron, with rapid growth in their region, supports 96% of job placements within six months – this is a great win for Gravity Racing in Australia. We now, officially have access to all Soap Box Derby programs in American for our Australian participants,” said  Jessica Gnata, Founder, Owner, and Director at Sphere Leadership.

The Gravity Racing Association of Australia Inc. looks forward to announcing soon ‘Grants’ for schools STEM programs. Building gravity carts using the subject matter of STEM and racing in 2019. As well as a School Vocational Arts Program where students are encouraged to design the official poster of the Gravity Racing Championship and T-Shirt.

The Gravity Racing Association of Australia Inc. will also be focusing on a “Certificate 1 Volunteering for Sports Events” qualifications – providing a true value proposition for all volunteers and work experience creating the official “HUB of Volunteering and Work Experience of the Illawarra”.

Please share this with your local communities Groups – if you wish to know more please message The Gravity Racing Association of Australia Inc. or call Founder and President of The Gravity Racing  Association of Australia Inc. on 0408281255.

We are all here to support and help our gravity racing community to excel and provide our volunteers with the tools gaining their competitive edge!!

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