Oct 02

RED BULL AIR RACE INDIANAPOLIS, QUALIFYING DAY

It was yet another day of unusual weather. The rain came and delayed qualifying on two separate occasions, but we are happy to say that all flying was completed. Yoshi Muroya of Japan placed first, and also set a new track record with a time of 1.02.073. Kirby finished qualifying in eight place with a […]

Oct 01

RED BULL AIR RACE INDIANAPOLIS, PRE-RACE

2016 has been an unusual season when it comes to weather. The rain seems to be following us around the globe! Luckily, it’s been intermittent here in Indy, allowing the pilots to complete all necessary test flights. Prior to flying into the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Kirby joined fellow pilots Michael Goulian (USA), Pete McLeod (CAN), […]

Sep 04

RED BULL AIR RACE LAUSITZRING, RACE DAY

A review of yesterday’s Qualifying Round resulted in a reseeding of the head-to head lineups for race day. Instead of racing Germany’s own Matthias Dolderer, we faced Petr Kopfstein in the Round of 14. From entry speed to execution in the track, Kirby’s precision led to his best time yet at 54.736 seconds, over seven […]

Sep 03

RED BULL AIR RACE LAUSITZRING, QUALIFYING DAY

This season, Matthias Dolderer of Germany has been the man to beat! He currently has quite the lead in points, and all teams are all trying to close the gap. Tomorrow, that competition gets personal when he and Kirby face each other in the Round of 14! It’s been our goal all season to fly […]

Sep 02

RED BULL AIR RACE LAUSITZRING, PRE-RACE

The days leading up to race weekend were far from dull! Kirby joined current championship leader, Matthias Dolderer, and Nicolas Ivanoff in a formation flight over the German countryside. The landscape was once the home to fruitful coal mines, but these have since been transformed into man-made lakes. Fun fact: The Lausitzing Speedway was built […]

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