Tom Bennett

Tom Bennett

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Red Bull Air Race pilot: 2014 (Challenger Class)
Tom Bennett represented Great Britain as an inaugural member of the Red Bull Air Race Challenger Class in 2014. A native of Shrewsbury, Shropshire, Bennett captured second place in only his second Challenger race, in Rovinj, Croatia, and followed up with two more consecutive podiums – third in Gdynia, Poland and second at his home stop of Ascot, UK, ultimately earning a coveted spot in the season finale. In aerobatics, Bennett joined the British Advanced Team in 2012, finishing fifth in World competition, and in 2013 he was part of the British team that finished fourth at the World Aerobatic Championships. He also has experience as a commercial pilot.