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10:00am Gates 3, 4, 5, Towers B4 & B5 Open
10:00am - 11:00am Sponsor Hangar Walk
10:15am - 10:20am Calibration Flight
11:00am - 12:00pm Challenger Class Free Practice #3
12:00pm - 12:20pm Aviation Side Acts
12:20pm - 1:30pm Master Class Free Practice #3
2:00pm - 2:40pm Qualifying Challenger Class
3:00pm - 4:30pm Qualifying Master Class
4:30pm - 4:35pm DHL Fastest Lap Prize Giving
10:00am Gates 3, 4, 5, Towers B4 & B5 Open
11:15am - 11:20am Calibration Flight
11:30am - 12:00pm Pilots Parage & Autograph Session
12:00pm - 12:40pm Challenger Cup
12:55pm - 1:00pm Opening Ceremony
1:00pm - 2:00pm Master Class Round of 14
2:00pm - 2:05pm Virtual World Championship Prize Giving
2:05pm - 2:10pm Aviation Side Act
2:30pm - 2:35pm Prize Giving Ceremony Challenger Cup Fort Worth
2:40pm - 2:50pm Prize Giving Ceremony Challenger Cup 2018
2:50pm - 3:00pm Aviation Side Act
3:00pm - 3:30pm Master Class Round of 8
3:30pm - 3:55pm Master Class Final 4
3:50pm - 4:50pm Hospitality Hangar Walk
3:55pm - 4:00pm Prize Giving Ceremony Master Class
4:00pm - 4:05pm Prize Giving Ceremony World Championship 2018
Grandstand Seating

Grandstand Seating

The grandstands provide you with amazing views of the entire race track in the general admission ticket area. You can choose to sit in the lower bleachers to enjoy the sun and closest view, or move up to the chairback seats which provide shade and broader sightlines. Watch all of the action as the pilots fly the fastest, most agile, lightweight racing planes, hitting speeds of 230 mph while enduring forces of up to 12G as they navigate a low-level slalom track marked by 82-feet-high, air-filled pylons.

In addition, the race can be followed the world's largest HD screen- Big Hoss TV, capturing stunning images from the on-board cameras as well as pumping out the engine sound and commentary.

Sky Lounge

Sky Lounge

Hosted in the famous Speedway Club, Sky Lounge is the elite hospitality area offering the finest possible race experience.

The Sky Lounge is designed to meet the needs of discerning guests in search of the best possible racing experience. The unique view of the race track, a five-star service as well as upscale cuisine make the Sky Lounge a very special place, which is unique in motorsports in terms of entertainment and guest catering.

In addition, a Sky Lounge pass allows privileged access to the hangar area and the rare opportunity to meet some of the Master Class pilots and their technicians.

What to expect:

  • Luxurious VIP area with high quality amenities and comfortable seating indoors
  • Best location with a unique view of the race track from an elevated position
  • Access to dedicated Reserved Seating in the grandstands
  • Wide selection of gourmet food
  • Full bar with spirits, cocktails and long drinks as well as an extensive range of soft drinks 
  • Bar and waiter service throughout the opening hours 
  • Live broadcast, result service and original race commentary on TV screens
  • Live deejay with high quality sound system to follow the race 
  • Entertainment program including live interviews with pilots and athletes 
  • Hangar Viewing Access and exclusive Hospitality Hangar Walk at the Race Airport 
  • Red Bull Air Race gift shop 
  • Welcome gift and free Red Bull Air Race magazine with news and background information
  • Exclusive VIP car parking near the Sky Lounge (one parking ticket per two purchased Sky Lounge tickets)
Race Club

Acceleration Club

Hosted in the brand-new Texas Motor Speedway Business Acceleration Club, this second tier hospitality area will provide amazing views in the center of the race track along with special service and amenities.

The Acceleration Club will deliver a marvelous atmosphere where guests are able to enjoy panoramic views of the racetrack from inside. If desired, guests will have access to spend time in the grandstands to enjoy the race and can spend as much time as they wish in the Club where food and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided throughout the day.

In addition, an Acceleration Club pass allows privileged access to the hangar viewing area and the rare opportunity to meet some of the Master Class pilots and their team.

What to expect:

  • VIP hospitality area with seating indoors
  • Location in the middle of the racetrack above the grandstands
  • Access to general seating in the grandstands
  • Selection of food provided by Levy Restaurants provided
  • Non-alcoholic beverages provided
  • Beer, wine, and spirits can be purchased at the Acceleration Club bars
  • Live broadcast, result service and original race commentary on TV screens
  • Hangar Viewing Access and exclusive Hospitality Hangar Walk at the Race Airport
  • Free Red Bull Air Race souvenir magazine
Hangar Viewing

Hangar Viewing

Enhance your time at the Red Bull Air Race by adding the Hangar Viewing Experience for only $10 now! The Race Airport will be located inside the Speedway on the infield. There will be a Hangar Viewing Area located near the airport for fans to take a closer look at the technical operations and race weekend routines of race teams and airport operations. Access to the Race Airport will not be a part of this experience. You will have in-and-out privileges to the Hangar Viewing all day. Act now to add this daily ticket for the low price of $10 as the cost will be $20 on-site at the event! *Must buy a grandstand ticket in order to purchase this add-on.

Weekend Ticket Options

Get tickets to both days to experience a weekend full of excitement and entertainment for one low price. Watch the pilots on Qualifying Day as they fight for position to determine their matchup on Sunday. Then be there for the tension-filled Race Day as the pilots will race head-to-head to not only determine a winner in Fort Worth, but for also the 2018 World Champion!

Grandstand Weekend

Grandstand Weekend

Adults $59

Kids 12 & Under $20

Sky Lounge Weekend

Sky Lounge Weekend

Adults - $1,150

Kids 12 & Under - $575

Acceleration Club Weekend

Acceleration Club Weekend

Adults - $450

Kids 12 & Under - $314

Hangar Viewing Weekend

Hangar Viewing Weekend

Adults and Kids 12 & Under $10 ($20 at the gate)

Does not include admission

Saturday Ticket Options

Saturday is Qualifying Day. Watch the pilots during individual time trials to determine their opponent in the head-to-head action on Sunday. Along with tons of extra entertainment, you will be sure to enjoy the atmosphere of Texas Motor Speedway all day long. Upgrade to a Weekend Package and attend Race Day on Sunday as well see the pilots in head-to-head action and who will be crowned the 2018 Red Bull Air Race World Champion.

Grandstand Saturday

Grandstand Saturday Only

Adults $29

Kids 12 & Under $10

Sky Lounge Saturday

Sky Lounge Saturday Only

Adults - $630

Kids 12 & Under - $315

Acceleration Club Saturday Only

Acceleration Club Saturday Only

Adults - $250

Kids 12 & Under - $175

Hangar Viewing Saturday

Hangar Viewing Saturday Only

Adults and Kids 12 & Under $10 ($20 at the gate)

Does not include admission

Sunday Ticket Options

Sunday is Race Day. Watch the pilots battle it out in the final race of the season to see who will be crowned the World Champion of the 2018 season. This race could be the ultimate decider. Tension and expectations will be high as the pilots fight to win those final vital championship points. Upgrade to a Weekend Package and watch the Qualifying action on Saturday as the pilots race to achieve the fastest time and gain advantage in the head-to-heads.

Grandstand Sunday

Grandstand Sunday Only

Adults $39

Kids 12 & Under $10

Sky Lounge Sunday

Sky Lounge Sunday Only

Adults - $790

Kids 12 & Under - $395

Acceleration Club Sunday Only

Acceleration Club Sunday Only

Adults - $310

Kids 12 & Under - $215

Hangar Viewing Sunday

Hangar Viewing Sunday Only

Adults and Kids 12 & Under $10 ($20 at the gate)

Does not include admission

Parking Options

Saturday Parking

Saturday Parking

Saturday Parking $10

Sunday Parking

Sunday Parking

Sunday Parking $10

Camping

Camping

Camping can be purchased for the Red Bull Air Race for $250!

Military Discounts

Military Discounts

Texas Motor Speedway honor, appreciate, and sincerely thank our guests who currently serve and those who have proudly served the US. In recognition of your service, active military members, retired military and veterans are eligible for special 30% OFF single-day and weekend Grandstand tickets to Red Bull Air Race. To order, please call 817-215-8500. Ticket delivery is Will Call only and must provide military ID at window to receive tickets.

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