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2003: An Expanded RBDS
In 2003 the program was greatly expanded from the first year, to reach the grassroots of motorsports to give talented young kart racers the opportunity to participate. 
  • Karting Qualifiers  - Open Qualifyiing and Run Offs
    A series of indoor and outdoor karting qualifying events across the country reduced a field of thousands to a select group of 16 karters to travel to the Semi Final event in Sebring, FL.
  • Semi Final
    In Sebring, 24 drivers, made up of 16 karters and 8 scouted drivers were evaluated in Skip Barber Formula Dodge racecars. A panel of expert judges selected 6 finalists to travel to the 2003 Driver Search Final.
  • Final
    The Final took place at the Autodromo Fernanda Pires Da Silva Circuit in Estoril, Portugal. After two days of intense testing in F3 racecars prepared by Alan Docking Racing, three drivers earned their place on the Red Bull Junior Team for 2004. (read more)