Archive for Rio de Janeiro

Rain has canceled the race in Rio

More Pictures Here gettyimages.com pictures Martin Šonka took the 13th position in the 3rd race of the Red Bull Air Race 2010 world series which took place in Brazilian city Rio de Janeiro. He didn’t manage to advance from “Wild Card” to “TOP 12”. Hannes Arch won this race the 2nd was Nigel Lamb, the […]

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Qualification, Rio de Janeiro

Martin has passed two qualified flights to the tomorrow’s race in Rio. The fastest time from these flights is counted to the rank. Martin was very good at qualification and the two flights were clear without penalties. He took the 12th position in the first flight and the 13th position in the second. Totally, it […]

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Training Sessions

Because of the heavy traffic on the local airort, where racing planes of the RBAR also start, only one training flight took place on Thursday. Today, we have done three trainings – the third, fourth and compesative flight for yesterday’s miss. The problem with low oil pressure has been solved in the morning so there […]

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Engine Swap

More Pictures Here The story concerning the engine changing has already begun in Perth where Martin has recognised that the oil pressure is lower than it could be. But there was another problem found out – little metal parties sticking in the oil filter. That was clear that the acting of our engine in the […]

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Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro (“January River”) is the second largest city in Brasil, the first is Sao Paulo. Rio has approximately 11.500 000 inhabitants, it’s the capital city of the state of Rio de Janeiro and one of the most important tourist destination in the Southern Hemisphere. Rio de Janeiro is known for its carnival celebrations, […]

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