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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:22:21 GMT

Air-racing ace pilot retires  -  Oxfordshire Guardian
He started flying with the Rhodesian Air Force in his home country of Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) and moved to England where he became an acrobatic pilot, before joining the Red Bull Air Race. Lamb moved with his wife Hilary to a village near Thame in ...
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:27:30 GMT

Spin Master and DR1 Racing announce Air Hogs partnership  -  Stockhouse
TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2016 /CNW/ - Spin Master Corp. (TSX:TOY), a leading children's entertainment company, and DR1 Racing, the premiere global drone racing series, are proud to announce a new partnership involving the legendary Air Hogs brand of ...
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:23:34 GMT

Longtime air race contestant Hoover dies at 94  -  KOLO
The Reno Air Race Association says he had an air show career that spanned nearly 50 years, and was at the September 2016 Reno Air Races. He was "a friend of NCAR from the beginning and served as a director of the Reno Air Racing Association.".
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:14:16 GMT
Fall racing is stirring the leaves  -  The Inter-Mountain
The Whelan late model stock car class which makes up most of the regular Saturday night feature race programs in the NASCAR short tracks each and every week across the southeast ran the Valley Star Credit Union 300. This event brings together the top ...
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 21:42:58 GMT
Wind scuttles Red Bull Air Race conclusionWind scuttles Red Bull Air Race conclusion  -  AOPA Pilot
Sometimes you just can't catch a break. Michael Goulian, one of two American pilots in the Red Bull Air Race World Championship, arrived in Las Vegas for the finale of the 2016 season hungry for victory, having not stood atop the podium since 2009 ...
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 17:33:46 GMT

High winds take air out of LVMS air race  -  Las Vegas Review-Journal
Crew for Peter Podlunsek Racing push their Zivko Edge 540 V2 aircraft back to it's hanger during a wind delay on the final day of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016. (Richard Brian/Las Vegas ...
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 16:21:35 GMT

Germany's Dolderer crowned 2016 World Champion  -  SPORTS247.MY | The Ultimate Malaysian Sports Channel (press release) (subscription)
In a wild and windy season finale, pilot Matthias Dolderer was crowned Germany's first Red Bull Air Race World Champion in Las Vegason Sunday. Australia's Matt Hall, the only pilot able to challenge Dolderer's dominance in the final stages of the ...
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 12:42:36 GMT
Red Bull Air Race 2016: 'Start with gliders first' – Martin Sonka  -  World Air Sports Federation
2016 10_16_Martin_Sonka1 Earlier this year we watched as Martin Šonka won gold in Freestyle at the 20th FAI European Aerobatic Championship, EAC 2016, held in his home country Czech Republic. A Red Bull Air Race pilot for the last three seasons, ...
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 16:46:19 GMT
Red Bull Air Race 2016: What Nigel Lamb said to Mika Brageot...  -  World Air Sports Federation
Breitling-Team-Pair-650 As one of the longest serving Red Bull Air Race pilots in the sport, Nigel Lamb is something of a legend in air racing circles. A longstanding Breitling Racing Team pilot, the British pilot was Red Bull Air Race World Champion ...
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 20:54:31 GMT

Female pilot Melanie Astles flying high in Red Bull Air Race series  -  Las Vegas Review-Journal
She's the Danica Patrick of the high-flying and low-flying — the airplanes practically buzz the Turn 2 wall at LVMS — Air Race Championship, with a fraction of the notoriety. The last time out — er, up — at hallowed Indianapolis Motor Speedway ...