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Red Bull 400 returns Saturday


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IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — The Red Bull 400 will return to Copper Peak on Saturday.

Kassi Huotari, marketing director for Copper Peak, said the second annual event is bigger than last year.

“There will be 1,000 participants rather than the 470 we had last year,” she said.

The event begins at 8 a.m. and a day of racing begins at 9:45. The event is free for spectators.

Dubbed as the “World’s steepest 400 meter race,” racers start at the bottom of the landing area and claw up a 40-story ski jump.

Each heat will include 40 participants and start every 15 minut...

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