2019 Red Bull Air Race season takes off in Abu Dhabi

The season begins in the UAE

For the 12th consecutive season, the quest for the Red Bull Air Race World Championship will kick off at 370 kmh above the crystal-blue waters of Abu Dhabi's famous Corniche on 8-9 February 2019.

In what has become a traditional highlight on the racing calendar, the motorsport-loving capital of the Emirates will welcome the high speed, low-altitude action once again. The season opener in Abu Dhabi will be the first time to see the 2018 World Champion Martin Sonka of the Czech Republic taking on 13 of the world's best Air Race pilots in the campaign to defend his title.

Keep watching the Red Bull Air Race channels at www.redbullairracenewsroom.com and on this site for further updates, including the announcement of further stops in the 2019 calendar – coming soon!

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