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.
Directing the Red Bull Air Race
The role of making sure that the flying runs smoothly in the Red Bull Air Race is the responsibility of two men. Former Red Bull Air Race winner Steve Jones, and ex-US...
Bonhomme answers YOUR questions
Paul Bonhomme has been busy answering all the questions you put to him. In fact, we were so inundated with questions that we're going to have to make this a two-p...
In The Wings – directing the race
Former Red Bull Air Race winner Steve jones, and ex-US Naval aviator Jim DiMatteo are the two Race Directors of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship. They make sur...
In The Wings – keeping vigil underwater
When the Red Bull Air Race is taking place over water there can be ten barges floating on the surface that all have to stay in position. They are kept in place by anch...
Chasing the Master Class dream
Becoming a Red Bull Air Race World Championship pilot takes motivation, skill and a lot of hard work. Francis Barros is in his debut season as a Challenger Cup pilot, ...
In the Wings – giving pilots the data to win
As the 2015 Red Bull Air Race World Championship flies towards the mid-way point of the season, Technical Manager Alvaro Navas explains how custom technology has evolv...
Military skills transferred to motorsport
A number of the pilots in the Red Bull Air Race World Championship have come to the sport with a background flying fast jets in the air force of their respective count...
What does it take to be G-fit?
The pilots of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship have to be strong mentally and physically. The biggest obstacle they have to overcome is G-force.
Stamina, endurance and strength
It's hard to imagine what it would feel like to have ten times your body weight to pull around an aerial racetrack, but that's what the Red Bull Air Race pil...
Motorsport legend gets lowdown in Chiba
Australia's legendary Grand Prix motorcycle racing five-time world champion Mick Doohan sees a bright future for the Red Bull Air Race because he said it's a...
Race Directors on Race Day
A change in weather has bought much anticipation to the Chiba track in time for Race Ray and it will certainly test the character of the pilots.
Getting the airport race ready
It takes a strong, resilient team to cope with building a race airport in very little time. It tests the boundaries of mental strength when the weather plays havoc wit...