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Jul 17

Historic Red Bull Air Race debut in Russia on 22-23 July

The second half of the 2017 calendar will kick off with a milestone race at Russia’s sports capital: Kazan

Red Bull Air Race North American pilots cheered by 90,000 in JapanIt’s a first for the series – but for some pilots down in the points, it will also be the last chance to make a charge for this year’s World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 02

USA’s Chambliss unbeatable in Budapest

Canada’s Pete McLeod was scintillating in second

USA’s Chambliss unbeatable in BudapestTwo-time Red Bull Air Race titleholder Kirby Chambliss put his 2017 season on track with a confident win at the World Championship stop in Budapest on Sunday. Canada’s Pete McLeod was scintillating in second, while Japan’s Yoshihide Muroya retained the head of the overall standings by clinching third. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 01

McLeod earns back-to-back pole position at Budapest qualifying

Only 33 years old, McLeod was dazzling on the 150th birthday of his vibrant young country.

Pete McLeod earns back-to-back pole position at Budapest qualifyingCanadian pilot Pete McLeod celebrated Canada Day with 30,000 Red Bull Air Race fans in Hungary on Saturday, when he blazed to the top time in Qualifying for the World Championship stop in Budapest.

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Jun 28

Bird’s eye view of Budapest

“This amazing series has its roots right here in Budapest”

Bird’s eye view of BudapestRed Bull Air Race legend Peter Besenyei led current World Championship leader Yoshihide Muroya (JPN) and rising star Petr Kopfstein (CZE) on a flight through the heart of Budapest, right along the Danube and past the magnificent Hungarian Parliament.

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Jun 26

World Championship flies into Budapest for first European stop of 2017

The Red Bull Air Race 2017 will mark its midpoint in a summertime spectacle at the heart of Hungary’s capital

With a tie at the top of the standings, anticipation for the traditional race in Budapest has never been higher. Set against the backdrop of Budapest’s stunning Chain Bridge and Parliament Building, the Red Bull Air Race in Hungary on 1-2 July will be a beauty – with a beast of track.

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Jun 04

Red Bull Air Race: North American pilots cheered by 90,000 in Japan

Pete McLeod of Canada 7th

Red Bull Air Race North American pilots cheered by 90,000 in JapanNinety thousand Red Bull Air Race super fans went wild at Chiba, Japan on 3-4 June as their hero Yoshihide Muroya claimed his second consecutive home win.

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Jun 04

Red Bull Air Race: Muroya soars to double repeat in Japan

The Czech Republic had a pair of pilots on the podium for the first time ever with Petr Kopfstein and Martin Šonka in second and third.

Red Bull Air Race Muroya soars to double repeat in JapanThe biggest crowd of the Red Bull Air Race season so far had the biggest result to celebrate as home hero Yoshihide “Yoshi” Muroya earned a rare double repeat – back-to-back wins at home and two consecutive wins in a season – and claimed the top of the overall leaderboard as well.

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Jun 03

Red Bull Air Race: McLeod Masterful in Chiba Qualifying

Pete McLeod of Canada claimed pole position for the race on Sunday

Red Bull Air Race, Pete McLeod of Canada claimed pole position for the race on SundayA total of 35,000 fans lined the shores of Tokyo Bay as the Red Bull Air Race World Championship returned to Chiba, Japan for the third consecutive season with Qualifying on Saturday.

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May 29

Muroya aims for double repeat in Chiba

Muroya is the defending race winner in the vibrant seaport city

Muroya aims for double repeat in Chiba There’s jubilation in Japan as home hero Yoshihide Muroya returns to Chiba on June 3-4 at a career high in the overall Red Bull Air Race World Championship standings.

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Apr 17

Red Bull Air Race: Japan’s Muroya soars to his first US win in San Diego

Yoshihide Muroya of Japan claimed the win

Red Bull Air Race Japan’s Muroya soars to his first US win in San DiegoThe second stop of the 2017 Red Bull Air Race World Championship was full of surprises on Sunday, as none of names on the podium matched those of February’s season opener.

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Apr 16

Red Bull Air Race: World Champion Dolderer claims pole position for San Diego showdown

Matthias Dolderer fought off hard charges from the Michael Goulian and Martin Šonka

Red Bull Air Race World Champion Dolderer claims pole position for San Diego showdownFamilies and fans were out in force on Saturday to watch the first Red Bull Air Race Qualifying in San Diego, California since 2009.

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Apr 12

Red Bull Air Race: North American pilots take in view of San Diego Bay

The racing begins with Qualifying on Saturday

Red Bull Air Race North American pilots take in view of San Diego BayThe three North American pilots of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship – Kirby Chambliss and Michael Goulian of the USA and Pete McLeod of Canada – get a panoramic view of San Diego Bay including the USS Midway ahead of the second stop of the 2017 season, a long-awaited return to “America’s Finest City.”

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Apr 10

Long-awaited return of Red Bull Air Race to San Diego is just days away

Sunny San Diego, California is laying out the welcome mat for the second stop of the Red Bull Air Race on April 15-16

Red Bull Air Race World Championship 2016 Stop 5 - Ascot, United Kingdom – Kirby Chambliss (USA)After eight years, the Red Bull Air Race World Championship flies back to a favorite location on April 15-16, as the season’s second stop takes off at San Diego, California, USA.

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Mar 08

Motorsport / Returns to Portugal and Germany will complete 2017 Red Bull Air Race calendar

Eight global races in the 10th season of the official World Championship include stops at Porto and the Lausitzring

Red Bull Air Race pilots get unique view of Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi, UAE After weeks of anticipation, locations for two key stops that will round out the 2017 Red Bull Air Race calendar have been announced; and while both are in Europe, they’ll test the skills of the World Championship pilots in distinctly different ways.

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Feb 11

First race win for Czech Republic pilot Martin Sonka

“Except for some l mistakes during practice, the whole week went well and I couldn’t be happier”

First race win for Czech Republic pilot Martin Sonka Martin Sonka of the Czech Republic dazzled the fans at the diamond 75th Red Bull Air Race in the history of the World Championship, earning the first race win of his career. In second, Spain’s Juan Velarde had a first of his own, while Canada’s Pete McLeod was third. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 11

Canada’s McLeod flies to third in World Championship standings with podium at season opener

Three must be a lucky number for Red Bull Air Race pilot Pete McLeod

Canada’s McLeod flies to third in World Championship standings with podium at season opener After finishing the final two races of 2016 in third place, the Canadian extended his podium streak to three with a third place at the Red Bull Air Race season opener in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.

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Feb 10

Red Bull Air Race: Czech Republic’s Šonka sets blistering pace in Qualifying for World Championship kickoff

With under 24 hours to Race Day, the heat is on

Red Bull Air Race Czech Republic’s Šonka sets blistering pace in  Qualifying for World Championship kickoff Qualifying for the season opener of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship was a scorcher, with 14 pilots blazing through a particularly fast track in Abu Dhabi. Martin Šonka of the Czech Republic claimed his career-first Qualifying win, with two Americans earning second and third. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 07

Red Bull Air Race pilots get unique view of Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi, UAE

The race kicks off with Qualifying on Friday, 10 February, followed by Race Day on Saturday, 11 February 2017.

Red Bull Air Race pilots get unique view of Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi, UAE Defending Red Bull Air Race World Champion Matthias Dolderer of Germany leads fellow pilots Nicolas Ivanoff of France and Martin Šonka of the Czech Republic on a pre-race flight over the new 160,000-square-meter Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi, UAE ahead of the tenth consecutive season opener at the city’s famed Corniche. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 06

Red Bull Air Race gets back in the track

Abu Dhabi will host the season opener of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship

2016-10-02-477a1225The 2017 Red Bull Air Race calendar gets underway over the Arabian Gulf on February 10-11 with the diamond 75th race for World Championship points. While the atmosphere will be celebratory, 14 of the planet’s best pilots will have their game face on, determined to start strong in a season where the results will be anything but predictable. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 19

Russia Premiers Stop in 2017 Red Bull Air Race

Red Bull Air Race will begin with its diamond 75th race and conclude at the motorsport mecca; Indianapolis Motor Speedway

2016-01-10-477a0001 The announcement of the 2017 Red Bull Air Race season reveals a long-anticipated return to one of the most memorable stops in the 10-year history of the World Championship, plus a debut at a new venue in Russia. Read the rest of this entry »

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