Karting enthusiasts encouraged to try their luck at the Red Bull Kart Fight Malta

Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 16:18

This year’s edition of the Red Bull Kart Fight, a global competition held yearly to determine the fastest amateur kart racer in the world of Red Bull kicked off at Badger Karting with a special event that saw the same finalists of last year’s edition compete for the fastest time. Jake Said proved again to be the man to beat this year, as last year’s winner got the best time of the evening with a fastest lap of 29:70.

This year’s edition will follow a different format from last year and will feature two categories, giving two drivers the opportunity to represent Malta amongst the best go-kart drivers in the World Finals. The Juniors Category will be open to those youngsters at the age of 15 by the end of the year and those who will turn 18 after 1st October 2014. The Senior category will include those participants who are 18 and over by 30th September 2014.

Drivers need to firstly take part in a 10 minute qualifying session, where the fastest lap will be recorded and added to a leader board. Qualifying sessions will remain open till Sunday 23rd November. Participants are advised to book their sessions by calling 21 421 838/9, 7942 1838 or sending an email on karting@badger.com.mt.

After eight weeks, the fastest 40 drivers from the Senior Category and the best 24 drivers from the Juniors Category will battle it out at the National Finals on the first weekend of December. The winners from both categories will represent Malta at the World Finals at the Red Bull Ring in Austria.

The event is supported by Badger Karting and Forestals. More information can be found on the Facebook event page ‘Red Bull Kart Fight Malta’.

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