Red Bull Air Race

March 17, 2017

The Red Bull Air Race World Championship will be once again held in San Diego this year. At this exciting event, come see pilots from around the world participate in a challenge of speed and ability. The last time the championship was held in San Diego was back in 2009 and it was a huge success. Now, nearly ten years later the race will once again be held in San Diego Bay. With the race taking place right off the coast, it offers a beautiful backdrop to such a high energy event. Qualifying day will take place on Saturday, April 15th. Throughout the day, there will be a variety of pilots competing to get into the race. Scattered in between qualifying races, there will also be side acts to keep guests entertained! The doors open at 11:30am and the event ends at 6pm.

On Sunday, April 16th come down for race day! The Challenger Cup will take place at 12pm, Master Class race will be at 1pm, and the Challenger Race prize ceremony will be at 2:10pm. At 3pm there will be another Master Class race with the final round taking place at 3:30pm. The Prize Ceremony for the Master Class will at 3:55pm. Starting at 4pm, there will be an autograph session for the Challenger Class pilots. In between all of these events, there will side act held throughout the day. The event begins at 11:30am and closes at 6pm.

Pilots from the Master Class include Matthias Dolderer from Germany, Mikael Brageot from France, Pete Mcleod from Canada, Juan Velarde from Spain, Yoshihide Muroya from Japan, and Michael Goulian from the United States. PIlots in the Challenger Class include Melanie Astles from France, Florian Berger from Germany, Ben Murphy from Great Britain, Daniel Ryfa from Sweden and Kevin Coleman from the United States. Tickets for the event start at only $20.

Who knows when this event will take place in San Diego, so don’t miss out on this fun experience!