Formula One vs Red Bull Air Race

Spielberg, nestled in the green heart of Austria, a peaceful place – apart from one corner, the Red Bull Ring, where the scream of different race engines can be heard. This weekend will see the Red Bull Air Race World Championship make its third appearance at the venue, then later in the year the Formula One World Championship rolls in. We all know the differences between driving and flying, and how different the machines look, but they all have wheels, engines and aerofoils, so how do they stack up? Well, here's the answer:
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