The role of the tactician
When the Red Bull Air Race launched in 2003, race tacticians didn't exist. Today, it's a critical role on every team. But what does a tactician do?
Historic first flight over Kazan
Red Bull Air Race pilots Martin Šonka and Nicolas Ivanoff enjoyed their first aerial view of Kazan, Russia ahead of the historic Red Bull Air Race debut in the country...
Behind the scenes: judging the pilots
As with any motorsport, fairness plays a huge part in making sure everyone races on a level playing field and in the Red Bull Air Race, the judges make sure the pilots...
It's a class act at Indy
All the pilots from both the Master Class and the Challenger Class gathered at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway racetrack's hallowed Yard of Bricks for a "cla...
Carol Vorderman goes for a spin
TV star Carol Vorderman was put through her paces in a Red Bull Air Race raceplane this weekend flown by Challenger Class pilot Ben Murphy.
Building a race airport
At every location on the Red Bull Air Race calendar an airport has to be built or customised ready for the racing. It takes a strong, resilient team to cope with build...
Besenyei honoured by Red Bull Air Race
Peter Besenyei is part of the fabric of the Red Bull Air Race, he is credited as the founder and creator of the ultimate motorsport series in the sky and one of the wo...
A vision of the future…
So far this season three of the race teams have drastically changed their cockpit displays by including the revolutionary Garmin G3X 'glass cockpit'.
Spielberg's hidden pylon challenge
Spielberg is preparing for the arrival of the ultimate motorsport in the sky next week, when the Red Bull Air Race World Championship rolls into town. Fans will be abl...
Getting race ready – a gruelling task
The Red Bull Air Race is a true test of both pilot and machine. For the pilots, race weekend is all about focus, precision, strategy and peak performance. For the team...
F1 driver Kovalainen talks progression with pilot Brageot
On hand for the Red Bull Air Race season kickoff in Abu Dhabi this week, Finnish racing driver Heikki Kovalainen went on a high-speed, high-G flight with French pilot ...
Fighting fit in the heat
As we head to Abu Dhabi there is a high chance that the Red Bull Air Race pilots will find themselves sitting in a cockpit with temperatures in the mid-30s˚C (and in o...
Readying the racetrack
The first race of the 2016 season is fast approaching, but there is at least one team who have been preparing for months, and will soon be in Abu Dhabi preparing the t...