When hot air balloons met the cool Kirby Chambliss

Kirby Chambliss swaps pylons for hot air balloons

Kirby amongst the balloons

109 years ago today (05 June) the first ever Air Race took place at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway – it was a hot air balloon race! To honour that historic event two-time Red Bull Air Race title winner Kirby Chambliss decided to get in some unconventional training ahead of the IMS' race in October, so he strapped on some LEDs, swapped pylons for hot air balloons and navigated his way around a different type of racetrack! Check out this visual spectacular...

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