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For Immediate Release
From the Offices of Maxim Sports Management
Contact: Maria Jannace
Tel: 212.337.0003

The Red Bull Driver Search Kicks Off Open Qualifying

New York, NY (28 March 05) - The 2005 Red Bull Driver Search, which aims to discover the next American Formula 1 World Champion, gets underway this week, 1 April. The Program provides an unparalleled opportunity for young aspirants to race their way up to Formula 1, starting at their local karting facility. The first phase of the 2005 Program, Open Qualifying, will be hosted by over 60 indoor and outdoor karting centers nationwide throughout the month of April. Drivers aged 13-17 are eligible to participate.

Contact information for each track can be found at

The Open Qualifying Locations are:
Speedway Raceway - Phoenix, AZ
F1 Race Factory - Phoenix, AZ
Go-Kart Racer - Burlingame, CA
K1 Speed - Carlsbad, CA
Miramar Speed Circuit - San Diego, CA
Dromo 1 - Orange, CA
Moran Raceway - Beaumont, CA
Adams Kart Tack - Riverside, CA
Race Place Motorsports - Sacramento, CA
Lemans Karting - Fremont, CA
IMI Morotsports Complex - Dacono, CO
Denver Indoor Kart Racing - Denver, CO
Kart Trak Indoor - Windsor Locks, CT
Tampa Bay Grand Prix - St. Petersburg, FL
Megaracing - Miami, FL
Speed Indoor Racing - Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Andretti Speed Lab - Roswell, GA
Iowa International Raceway/Jet Karting - Marshalltown, IA
Formula Fun - Cedar Rapids, IA
Excellerator's - Ames, IA
F1 Indoor Karting - Bettendorf, IA
Sprockets Karting Center - Clive, IA
Fast Lane Indoor Kart Racing - Boise, ID
SuperKart - Boise, ID
Chicago Indoor Racing - Buffalo Grove, IL
Competition Racing - Lawrenceburg, IN
MRP of South Bend - South Bend, IN
New Castle Motorsports Park - New Castle, IN
Fastimes Indoor Karting - Indianapolis, IN
Sadlers Indoor Racing - Olathe, KS
Racing America - Foxboro, MA
F1 Boston - Braintree, MA
Maine Indoor Karting - Scarborough, ME
Kart2Kart - Sterling Heights, MI
ProKart Indoors - Burnsville, MN
ProKart Indoors - Maple Grove, MN
Raceway Park - Englishtown, NJ
Fastlap - Las Vegas, NV
Batavia Motorsports Park - Batavia, NY
MPN Racing, Inc d/b/a Go-Karts Long Island - East Meadow, NY
Speeds - Columbus, OH
Southern Oregon Karters - White City, OR
SyKart - Tigard, OR
Pats Acres Racing Complex - Canby, OR
Southern Oregon Karters - Medford, OR
Beaverun Motorsports Complex - Wampum, PA
Flags and Wheels Indoor Racing - Rapid City, SD
Track 21 - Houston, TX
MRP of Austin at Iron Rock Raceway - Austin, TX
Fastkart Speedway - Salt Lake City, UT
Speed Street - Layton, UT
All Sports GP - Dulles, VA
Plantation Valley Kart Track @VIR - Alton, VA
American Indoor Karting - Portsmouth, VA
G-Force Karts - Richmond, VA
Fastkart Speedway - Spokane, WA
IndyKart - Kennewick, WA
HotTrack - Vancouver, WA
Karttrak Indoor Raceway - Mount Vernon, WA
Traxx Indoor Raceway - Mukilteo, WA
Sykart - Tukwila, WA
Champs Karting - Seattle, WA
Champs Karting - Redmond, WA
Champs Karting - Bothell, WA

Now in its fourth year, the Red Bull Driver Search aims to discover and support talented young racing drivers. The long-term goal is to have a steady group of three to six American drivers, racing on the Red Bull Junior Team in Europe, groomed to break into Formula 1 and compete for the World Championship.

Please contact:
Maxim Sports Management, Inc.
Maria Jannace
18 West 21 Street, 6 Floor
New York, NY 10010
Tel. 212.337.0003
Fax: 212.337.1206
Junior Team Website: