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RED BULL AIR RACE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TICKETS ON SALE NOW

The fastest motorsport series in the world returns to Texas Motor Speedway in 2015

Fans can catch the action in person or during the full-length broadcast on FOX Sports 1

Fort Worth, Texas (March 11, 2015) – Tickets to the Red Bull Air Race World Championship’s first U.S. stop in Fort Worth, Texas, are on sale now through www.redbullairrace.com. Hitting the Texas Motor Speedway on Sept. 26-27, the event is one of two stops in the U.S. as part of the world’s fastest motorsport series. The eight-race 2015 schedule, which has already kicked off with the season opener last month in the United Arab Emirates, will also take to the skies in Japan, Croatia, Hungary, the United Kingdom, Las Vegas and Austria. A wide range of tickets - everything from general admission to hospitality areas with fine catering and the best views - are available with pricing starting at $29.

Red Bull Air Race’s first-ever stop at Texas Motor Speedway last year was a historic occasion, marking the first time an air race of any kind was held inside a motor speedway in the United States. More than 50,000 race fans witnessed elite pilots  compete at the speedway facility that includes  1.5mile track with high-speed and low-altitude aerial racing. 

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 80 feet high at speeds of up to 230 mph.

The return to the Texas Motor Speedway will also serve as the return of crowd favorite and Texas native, Kirby Chambliss. Born in Corpus Christi, Chambliss is a legend of the Red Bull Air Race Master Class, with top-three championship finishes in seven of his eight years competing, including two World Championships. Chambliss will be fighting to claim a podium in his home country in September after a bad start in the season opener in Abu Dhabi. Technical difficulties forced Chambliss to withdraw from the first stop, setting him up for a very competitive fight back to the points race. Brit Paul Bonhomme leads the 2015 series with 12 points. He placed third overall last year in the series.

Tickets for the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Fort Worth are on sale now through www.redbullairrace.com and in person at the Texas Motor Speedway ticket office (817-215-8500). Tickets are available with prices starting at $29 for a full day of high-adrenaline racing. Discounts for active military service members are offered. Each ticket for the finals on Sunday will also grant the ticket bearer access to qualifying and the Challenger Cup on Saturday.   Available ticket options include:

General Admission Seating – Sunday Race Day $29 (full weekend package $39)

Children under 12 enter for free (max two children per adult)

Includes: Open seating location on front stretch (no assigned seats) with excellent speedway views. Hangar walk (hangar area access at set times) can be purchased for an additional $25 (adult) and $19 (junior) at the venue on the day of the event.   

Reserved Terrace Seating- $39 (full weekend package $59)

Children under 12 enter for free (max two children per adult)

Includes: Front stretch terrace seats with excellent sightlines of the speedway; wide, flip-down seats with cup holders and a private concourse with restrooms, concessions and elevator access; access to hangar viewing area. 

Race Club Weekend Packages - $450

The Race Club is the largest hospitality area with a relaxed and fun atmosphere, an impressive vantage point, live transmission and commentary and an open buffet with a wide selection of food and beverages.  Includes: Climate controlled luxury environment with private restrooms; access to premium seats in the main grandstand; complimentary buffet and bar with beer, wine and soft drinks; live action played on video screens and sound system; Red Bull Air Race merchandise shop; hangar viewing access; Race Club souvenir and Red Bull Air Race magazine; one VIP Parking pass for every four tickets purchased.

Sky Lounge Weekend Packages - $950

The Sky Lounge is an elite hospitality area offering the finest possible race experience.

Includes: Climate controlled luxury environment with private restrooms; access to premium seats in the main grandstand; celebrated international cuisine; complimentary bar with beer, wine and soft drinks; live action played on high-quality video screens and sound system; Red Bull Air Race merchandise shop; hangar viewing access; Sky Lounge souvenir and Red Bull Air Race magazine; one VIP parking pass for every four tickets purchased.

Check out these useful tips to help you make the most out of your Red Bull Air Race weekend at Texas Motor Speedway: http://www.redbullairrace.com/en_INT/article/get-ready-racing-our-top-tips-visitors

As a Red Bull Original Sport, the Red Bull Air Race World Championship airs on FOX Sports 1 as part of a stunning global sports series that also includes the Crashed Ice World Championships, Cliff Diving World Series and X-Fighters World Tour.

2015 Red Bull Air Race World Championship Calendar:

  1. Abu Dhabi, UAE                               (February 13/14)
  2. Chiba, Japan                                    (May 16/17)
  3. Rovinj, Croatia                                 (May 30 /31)
  4. Budapest, Hungary                           (July 4/5)
  5. Ascot, Great Britain                          (August 15/16)
  6. Spielberg, Austria                             (September 5/6)
  7. Fort Worth, Texas                             (September 26/27)
  8. Las Vegas, Nevada                          (October 17/18)

The Red Bull Air Race World Championship

Created in 2003, but officially a World Championship since 2005, the Red Bull Air Race is followed by millions of fans. The Red Bull Air Race World Championship features the world’s best race pilots in a pure motor-sport competition that combines speed, precision and skill. The pilots use the fastest, most agile and lightweight racing planes to navigate a predefined, low-level aerial racetrack of air-filled pylons (air gates) with the aim of finishing in the fastest time possible while incurring as few time penalties as possible.

Media Contact:

Paul Wiseman, Red Bull Communications, paul.wiseman@us.redbull.com / 404-353-4089

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