Challenger Cup Double Header Delight

Dario Costa and Daniel Ryfa will have fond memories of Lake Balaton. Both pilots claimed a race win, with each pilot also picking up a second place finish in the Challenger Cup double-header last weekend. Check out the highlights...

13 - 14 Jul

How Lake Balaton Became a Classic

100,000 fans lined the banks of Lake Balaton to watch the racing action unfold before them. And they were not disappointed... 

13 - 14 Jul

Hall Blazes His Way To Glory

Matt Hall blew away the competition to take his first win of the season and leave the title race wide open.

13 - 14 Jul

One for the history books

It was one of the best Red Bull Air Races Hungary has ever seen, and that's saying something! Here are the best images from an epic day of action...

13 - 14 Jul

Ice-cool Hall's Perfect Performance

The Australian pilot executed his gameplan perfectly under intense pressure and saving his best run for the Final 4, knowing that nothing but a win was the result he needed to keep his World Championship title hopes alive.

Martin Sonka, who is now leading the championship, had a nightmare final run. The Czech pilot had been sitting at the top of the standings since Qualifying, but his chance of a win was dashed when he clipped a pylon at Gate 4, an error which pushed him down to fourth. 

13 - 14 Jul

Lake Balaton 2019: Round Of 8 Preview

It’s tense at the top and here are the pilots looking to get there. It’s the Round of 8…

Heat 8
Michael Goulian vs Pete McLeod 

McLeod set the faster time of these two in the Round of 14, but there was very little in it. Meaning that both pilots will believe they have the ability to go through to the Final 4. With Goulian flying first it could put the pressure on to McLeod, but it won’t concern the Canadian, he’ll fly like he always does and go all out. 

13 - 14 Jul

Muroya Out In Balaton As Sonka Flies Quickest

Yoshihide Muroya is walking away from Lake Balaton collecting just two World Championship points, leaving Matt Hall and Martin Sonka the chance to overtake the current leader in the World Championship standings. Here’s how the Round of 14 went down…

13 - 14 Jul

Ryfa Tactic Pays Dividends

Daniel Ryfa made a bold decision in the track to fly a different race line to his rivals and it paid off, giving him the win in the second Challenger Cup race in Hungary. 

13 - 14 Jul