Archive for Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Qualification

Martin was 6th in qualification today. Tomorrow is going to fly against Nicolas Ivanoff in Top 12. Canada’s Pete McLeod won a thrilling Qualifying session in Abu Dhabi on Friday ahead of the 2014 Red Bull Air Race World Championship season opener as the world’s fastest motorsport series returns to the skies after a three-year […]

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Wild Card

More Pictures Here The first race of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship 2010 in Abu Dhabi was really difficult.Temperature was soaring to 40 degrees and the wind, that was bringing very soft sand fog from a desert, was really strong and changed its direction. The discussion about the race started because it wasn’t […]

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Qualifications

Today, everybody of the Red Bull Air Race pilots passed two qualificiation flights. The fastest one was always counted. First ten pilots moved automatically on tomorrow’s flights and created the Top 12. Martin’s main aim for a qualification was,if possible,to fly properly without any penalty. He finally succedeed because he only obtained 2 seconds penalty […]

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The 1st and the 2nd training

More Pictures Here If I should compare this day to some kind of animal, it would be a camel. I don’t know if camel sometimes oversleeps but it is true that it likes warm weather in the desert and has two humps. The real challenge was standing in front us – two official measured training […]

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The First Pylon Hit

More Pictures Here The race airport in Abu Dhabi was officially opened today with a participation of Abu Dhabi representatives, Red Bull Air Race and media. This meant for Martin not only four difficult flights (one is calibration and the other three is training on a racing track, between pylons) but, as a rookie in […]

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