As gas prices continue to climb, here’s the perfect answer, … gravity. Extreme Gravity Racing was started as a way for corporate teams to compete against one another and as the number of participating companies grew, the designs began to advance by leaps and bounds, especially when the companies involved are named Bentley, Mazda, Nissan, GM, Chrysler and a bunch more. Some of the designs are very futuristic and take advantage of high tech materials. The soap box derby was never like this. The race has advanced from straight line courses to downhills with turns, just to keep the challenge up and give the spectators a real show. Now, if they can just figure out how to race back up the hill.