Jul 12

RED BULL AIR RACE BALATON: PRE-RACE

On August 20, 2003, Kirby flew in his very first Red Bull Air Race, a showdown in Budapest, Hungary that was just the second stop in the history of the sport. There he captured a podium spot in third place and has repeated on the podium in well over 50 percent of his Hungarian races, […]

Jul 01

PHOTO OF THE MONTH!

Photo by Mihai Stetcu  

Jun 16

RED BULL AIR RACE KAZAN: RACE DAY

Sunday’s race over Kazan, Russia, marked the completion of Kirby’s 90th race in his air racing career, only two races shy of participating in every event. With success in the Kazan each year since its debut, the team was looking to continue that trend. The results of yesterday’s qualifying round set Kirby head-to-head with Francois […]

Jun 15

RED BULL AIR RACE KAZAN: QUALIFYING DAY

Photo by Mihai Stetcu   The Red Bull Air Race has stopped in Russia only twice before, but each year the team secured a podium finish with a win in 2017 and third place last year. The team hopes to add to that success as the race soars over Kazan, the country’s sporting, capital this […]

Jun 14

RED BULL AIR RACE KAZAN: PRE-RACE

It’s been an unusually long break since the Red Bull Air Race season opener in February, and because the raceplanes were shipped directly to Europe from that Abu Dhabi stop, our team didn’t have the opportunity to make modifications or train with our Edge 540 V3. But that didn’t keep the Kirby out of the sky: […]

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