Featured in this year’s race are a family of Mason City soapbox racing fans. “Trouble In River City” was one of 50 teams selected to participate in the highly competitive application process.
The Red Bull Soapbox Race is a competition in which amateur teams see who can navigate the fastest with their homemade cart through a downhill course, filled with obstacles and potential accidents, in front of a crowd of tens of thousands.
In addition, a public prize will be awarded to the team that receives the most votes. Fans can vote one per day from June 10-18, 2022 on Red Bull’s website.
“Winning the People’s Choice Award would represent everything we’ve been saying all along. We’d love nothing more than to show everyone that we truly have the best fans, supporters and community,” said Team Trouble In River City. in a statement.
“This is a great opportunity for area residents to come together to show our community spirit and support for our local team. I can’t imagine there is another team in this race that has put in so much effort. thought and energy to represent their community,” said Lindsey James, executive director of Visit Mason City. “We’d love to see Mason City at the top of the Hometown Pride list!”
Visit Mason City encourages the community to vote every day for Team Trouble In River City.