Russia will see its first race in the history of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship when the series arrives in Kazan on 22-23 July 2017.
Kazan is the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan in Russia and home to more than a million people. The city lies at the meeting point of the River Volga and Kazanka River and the Kazan Kremlin is a World Heritage Site.
Kazan is known as the "Sports Capital of Russia" and has hosted such iconic events as the World Fencing Championship, the World Aquatics Championship and is a host city for both the 2017 Confederations Cup and the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The pilots will get their first taste of racing in Russia on the 22-23 July.