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Red Bull Box Cart Racing is coming to the Bo-Kaap, and entries are open

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The world-famous and unpredictable Purple Bull Field Cart Race will likely be going down in Cape City this November. Groups of all ranges, from beginner to skilled, will take over the steep and vibrant streets of the Bo-Kaap on 6 November 2022 as probably the most revolutionary and witty members put their driving abilities to the take a look at to say this 12 months’s title.

Participant throughout Purple Bull Field Cart Race in Johannesburg, South Africa on September 16, 2018 Image:  Mpumelelo Macu/Purple Bull

Every hand-made machine is fuelled by creativity and aggressive enjoyable – to not point out the necessity for velocity. This distinctive non-motorized racing occasion challenges each skilled racers and amateurs alike to design and construct outrageous, human-powered field carts and compete towards the clock in a downhill race.

Not solely does velocity (and gravity) rely, however the group’s creativity within the design in addition to how they begin their race is simply as essential for the judges.

The final Purple Bull Field Cart Race held in Sandton, Johannesburg in 2018 noticed over 80 groups showcase their skills and abilities to hilarious and entertaining outcomes. That 12 months’s titleholders, SA Bobsled, had the right combination of creativity and driving abilities to clinch the title away from the opposite groups that took to the streets of Sandton of their respective field carts.

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Hysteria carry out throughout Purple Bull Field Cart Race, Johannesburg, South Africa on September 16, 2018 Image: Tyrone Bradley / Purple Bull Content material Pool

‘Successful the Purple Bull Field Cart Race in 2018 was the spotlight of our admittedly brief bobsledding careers, however our mildly ample engineering skills and common lack of self-preservation proceed on. We now have dusted off our helmets in anticipation, and with a brand new loopy creation. We will likely be again to defend our title of Purple Bull Field Cart Race Champions for 2022,’ commented Gareth Turner of SA Bobsled.

Potential members might want to apply on the Purple Bull Field Cart Race web site the place they might want to play a fast on-line sport to get to the applying web page the place the small print of your group are entered. As soon as the esteemed panel of judges have gone by means of all of the functions, the groups with the very best functions will likely be chosen and transfer on to the constructing part which culminates in the primary race on Sunday 6 November in Cape City.

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A Participant throughout Purple Bull Field Cart Race in Johannesburg, South Africa on September 16, 2018. Image: Wayne Reiche / Purple Bull

Racing shouldn’t be for everybody, however spectators can have simply as a lot enjoyable watching and cheering on their favorite groups on race day. Spectators will witness first-hand the twists and turns of the monitor which might result in some hilarious and hair-raising motion.

This fun-filled household occasion has taken place in over 52 international locations, with greater than 120 races because the first one occurred 22 years in the past in Brussels. Since then, this spectacular occasion has seen over 4 million spectators from all components of the world come collectively to benefit from the festivities of the occasion.

Submissions at the moment are open for all to enter and race for the title, submit your entry right here.

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Winners carry out throughout Purple Bull Field Cart Race in Johannesburg, South Africa on September 16, 2018 // Mpumelelo Macu / Purple Bull Content material Pool

Occasion data:

Date: 6 November 2022

Venue: Bo-Kaap, Cape City

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