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2022.06.07

The Red Bull Box Cart Race is coming to Osaka!

The Red Bull Box Cart Race makes its Kansai debut!

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When: Saturday, October 22, 2022

Where: Expo '70 Commemorative Park

The Red Bull Box Cart Race, organized by Red Bull Japan, is coming to Expo '70 Memorial Park in Suita, Osaka! Held three years since the event's last Japan holding, this will be the first time the event has been held in the Kansai region. The event is now accepting competitor applications, so sign up and get ready for thrills and fun as you compete to craft the world's most unique soapbox car and race to victory.

The Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau is an official supporter of this event, as we strive to bring any and all sports events to Osaka as a means to vitalize Osaka tourism, expand Osaka's fanbase, and bring more appeal to the region.

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Photograph: Keisuke Kato / Red Bull Content Pool

Photograph: Jason Halayko / Red Bull Content Pool

Photograph: Suguru Saito / Red Bull Content Pool


What is the Red Bull Box Cart Race?

Held several times a year in several different countries, the Red Bull Box Cart Race gathers competitors who craft unique hand-made and motor-less vehicles, known as soapbox cars, to race on a downhill course featuring exhilarating twists, turns, and jumps. Design plays a big role in the competition, with each team's car also being judged on showmanship and originality, not just speed and functionality. Past cars have been inspired by pop culture and other themes resulting in extravagant and often humorous designs. Red Bull has held this race over 138 times around the world since the first race in 2000.

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For more information on the Red Bull Box Cart Race:


About the Venue

Expo '70 Commemorative Park was the site of the World Expo in 1970, Japan and Asia's very first of its kind. Famous for the now-iconic Tower of the Sun, the defining symbol of Expo '70, the park is always beloved for its extensive year-round scenery and wide spaces, making this a perfect location for such an outdoor event.

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About the Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

Aiming to develop Osaka into a world-class sports and entertainment destination, the Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau works alongside Osaka's professional sports teams and sporting goods manufacturers to bring global sports conventions, competitions, and events to Osaka.

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Event Overview:

Event Name: Red Bull Box Cart Race Osaka 2022
Date: Saturday, October 22, 2022
Place: Expo '70 Commemorative Park
1-1 Banpaku-koen, Senri, Suita-shi, Osaka-fu 565-0826
Participation Fee:

Free

*Competing teams are responsible for any costs related to construction, shipping, and transporation.
*Watching the race requires separate, paid admission into Expo '70 Commemorative Park.

Organizer: Red Bull Japan
Co-organizer: Expo Park Management Partners (BMP)
Supporter: Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau


For inquiries:

JTB Western Japan Corporation

Red Bull Box Cart Race Osaka 2022 Secretariat

6F JTB Building, 2-1-25 Kyutaromachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka 541-0056
Email:[email protected]

Phone:+81-6-6210-5620 (Weekdays 10:00- 17:00 JST)