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() Forces of nature! Dozens of brave drivers take to a Berkshire village's downhill streets for the annual Gravity Grand Prix Gravity Grand Prix started in 2007 and is a downhill race through village of Cookham Dean in Berkshire   Since the event started twelve years ago, the race has raised more than £140,000 for chosen charities Karts hurtle down a 0.5mile stretch of road in the village using just a push to send them speeding to the finish The winning time was 1.10 minutes with kart 'Acceleramus' while best novelty kart went to 'Buzzy Bee' 

By Emily Webber For Mailonline

Published: 18:12 BST, 1 September 2019 | Updated: 18:13 BST, 1 September 2019

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Thousands of karting enthusiasts took to the streets of Berkshire to race in the annual Gravity Grand Prix. 

The annual race takes place in the village of Cookham Dean, Berkshire, where participants speed down narrow streets with just a push at the start line.  

Since the event started in 2007, the downhill race has raised more than £140,000 with the Thames Valley Air Ambulance and other local causes as this year's chosen charities. 

There are three judging categories including best engineered kart, best novelty kart and a prize for the fastest time.   

Nearly 4,000 participants cheered on their favourite kart while they enjoyed the famous beer and wine tents along the

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