Red Bull Air Race
Nicolas Ivanoff takes off at the Red Bull Air Race World Championship 2016
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. In 2016 leading French pilot and instructor will compete against 13 pilots in 7 countries on 3 continents. The race will feature new stops in Lausitzring, Germany and Indianapolis in Indiana, USA.
THE RACE CALENDAR & SCORE 2016
Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 11th-12th
Spielberg, Austria, April 23rd-24th
Chiba, Japan, June 4th-5th
Budapest, Hungary, July 16th
Ascot, UK, August 15–16
Lausitzring, Germany, September 3rd-4th
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, October 1st-2nd
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, October 15th-16th
The official Hamilton brand ambassador, Nicolas Ivanoff, started Aerobatics at the beginning of the 1990s and by 1997 he was already a member of the French Aerobatics Team. Every year since then, he has consistently finished in the top 10 in various aerobatic competitions, be it European or World Championships. Performing every season at official international competitions, the Quick Corsican, as he’s called, captures the powerful emotions of the audience at Air Shows such as Oshkosh, Wisconsin (US), the Free Flight World Masters in France and the Red Bull Air Races around the world.
The Red Bull Air Race World Championship is the fastest motorsport series in the world, featuring 14 of the best race pilots in a pure motorsport competition that combines speed, precision and skill. Using the fastest, most agile and lightweight racing planes, pilots navigate a low-level aerial track made up of air-filled pylons 25 meters high. New since 2014 is the Challenger Cup, a competition that enables talented young pilots to work towards acquiring entry into the Master Class of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship.