OCT 22

HOT OFF THE PRESS, RED BULL AIR RACE, AUSTRIA 2014!

The Styria Region in Austria is impressive, with a lush green countryside and beautiful mountains, making it an awesome backdrop for the final showdown. A cold front moved in yesterday, leaving snow on the mountains, and some question marks in the schedule today. Kirby wants to get in three flights today, as long as the [...]

OCT 21

HOT OFF THE PRESS, RED BULL AIR RACE, AUSTRIA 2014!

Team Chambliss arrived in Europe early to counter the jet lag, visit Hangar 7, and to cheer on the Red Bulls Hockey Team in Salzberg, Austria. The remaining Teams arrive today, assembling the airplanes at the Graz Airport.
This is the 8th and final Red Bull Air Race for 2014, an important race concerning the top [...]

OCT 14

RED BULL AIR RACE, LAS VEGAS 2014!

The Red Bull Air Race in Las Vegas, Nevada, was filled with controversy! The 7th stop in the Red Bull Air Race World Championships encountered high winds on Race Day and the Race was cut short with only one pilot left to fly. The Race Committee used the Quali standings to determined the winner of [...]

OCT 12

QUALIFYING DAY, RED BULL AIR RACE, LAS VEGAS 2014!

Yesterday was a roller coaster for Team Chambliss!
In the two practice flights before qualifying, Kirby had slightly more than a one second difference between the two times. In the first practice round, Kirby’s time was 51.665,¬†and in the second round, came in with the 2nd fastest time of 50.514. As we said before, this is [...]

OCT 11

HOT OFF THE PRESS, RED BULL AIR RACE, LAS VEGAS 2014!

Practice, practice, practice, that’s what Friday was all about! The pilots were getting familiar with the track, finding the best line for the best time. Kirby flew three practice rounds with his best time in round 2 at 51.277, putting his best time in 6th place overall. The time to beat was 50.224 and Kirby [...]

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