Red Bull is calling the best amateur kart drivers to test their skills for a chance to win a trip to the Formula 1 Grand Prix of the Americas in Austin, TX. Anyone between the ages of 13 and 35 can participate and could have the opportunity to defend the national colors at the world final.

The Red Bull Kart Fight Chicago qualifier will be held at Melrose Park Indoor Grand Prix. The Chicago qualifier will be held every Thursday thru Sunday during August 18 to September 15. The specific times of each qualifier can be seen below:

Qualifying Hours
Thursday - 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday - 5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday - 2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Sunday - 1:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.

Participants pay the standard track fees with their lap times recorded by MPGP. The drivers who post the top 10 quickest lap times during August 18 to September 15 will be invited back to race in the Red Bull Kart Fight regional championship to be held at MPGP.

The Red Bull Kart Fight Championship will be held on September 22 with festivities kicking off at 3:00pm. The championship will be held in a "time attack" format. The driver who posts the fastest lap time for the day will be crowned the Red Bull Kart Fight regional champion.

The winning driver of the regional championship will receive the trip of a lifetime to Austin, Texas for the inaugural Formula One Grand Prix of the Americas. The trip will include airfare, hotel, & Red Bull hospitality for the winning driver.

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Date and Time

August 18 through September 15

Qualifying Hours
Thursday - 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday - 5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday - 2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Sunday - 1:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.

Location

Melrose Park Indoor Grand Prix
2225 W.North Avenue
Melrose Park, IL

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