Nicolas Ivanoff takes off at the Red Bull Air Race 2015
With Hamilton watches as his official team sponsor, Nicolas Ivanoff is rising to new heights in a Hamilton-branded Edge 540. Recent modifications, such as working on the planes weight and the aerodynamics improved a lot the performance. Last year Ivanoff won the Red Bull Air Race in Dallas, US and also finished first at the finale in Spielberg, Austria in front of a sell-out crowd of 35,000 spectators. With two victories in 2014 his ranking climbed up to a career-best fourth place overall in the Red Bull Air Race World Championship standings. This year the leading French pilot and instructor competes against 13 pilots in 7 countries on 3 continents. The race will feature one new stops in Japan along with a return to Budapest, Hungary.