Tickets to the 2016 Red Bull Air Race World Championship’s finale in Las Vegas, Nevada are now on sale through www.redbullairrace.com.
Returning to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Oct. 15-16, the event is one of only two stops in the U.S. as part of the ultimate motorsports series in the sky. A wide range of tickets, from general admission to VIP hospitality, is available with prices starting at $19.
The Red Bull Air Race World Championship features the world’s 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 82 feet high at speeds of up to 230 mph.
The eight-race 2016 schedule kicks off with the season opener this month in the United Arab Emirates, and will also take to the skies in Austria, Hungary, Japan, the United Kingdom and Germany before heading to the Untied States for a historic debut in Indianapolis followed by the season finale in Las Vegas.
The complete field of 14 pilots competing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway includes two Americans: Kirby Chambliss, who won the world title in 2004 and 2006, and Michael Goulian. The rest of the pilots include: 2014 world champion Nigel Lamb (UK) 2008 champion Hannes Arch (AUT), Matt Hall (AUS), Nicolas Ivanoff (FRA), Matthias Dolderer (GER), Yoshi Muroya (JPN), Pete McLeod (CAN), Martin Sonka (CZE), François Le Vot (FRA), Juan Velarde (ESP) and newcomers Petr Kopfstein (CZE) and Peter Podlunšek (SI).
Tickets for the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Las Vegas are on sale now through www.redbullairrace.com and in person at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway box office. Tickets are available with prices starting at $19 for single day admittance on Saturday and $39 for the full 2-day weekend of high-adrenaline racing. Discounts for active military service members are offered.
Available ticket options include:
General Admission Seating
Includes: Open seating location on front stretch (no assigned seats) with excellent speedway views. Hangar walk (hangar area access at set times) is free with purchase of full weekend package, or can be purchased for an additional $10 online or $15 at the venue on the day of the event. Children under 12 enter for free (max two children per adult).
- Full Weekend Package – $39
- Saturday (Qualifying Day) – $19
- Sunday (Race Day) – $29
The Sky Lounge is an elite hospitality area offering the finest possible race experience.
Includes: Climate controlled luxury environment with comfortable seating; access to reserved seats in the main grandstand; celebrated international cuisine; complimentary bar with a variety of alcoholic beverages and soft drinks; live action played on high quality screens and sound system; Red Bull Air Race merchandise shop; hangar access at defined times; Sky Lounge souvenir and Red Bull Air Race magazine; one VIP Parking pass for every four tickets purchased.
- Full Weekend Package – $950
- Saturday (Qualifying Day) – $525
- Sunday (Race Day) – $665
2016 Red Bull Air Race World Championship Calendar:
- Abu Dhabi, UAE (March 11/12)
- Spielberg, Austria (April 23/24)
- Chiba, Japan (June 4/5)
- Budapest, Hungary (July 16/17)
- Ascot, Great Britain (August 13/14)
- Lausitzring, Germany (September 3/4)
- Indianapolis, Indiana, USA (October 1/2)
- Las Vegas, Nevada, USA (October 15/16)
The Red Bull Air Race World Championship airs all year-long on FS1, beginning with the season premiere broadcast from Abu Dhabi on Saturday, March 26 at 10 am ET. For a full calendar of broadcast times and to set up reminder alerts, visit: www.foxsports.com/RedBullSports.