01 Feb 2018

Top pilots get first raceplane view of Abu Dhabi landmarks ahead of World Championship kickoff

Abu Dhabi (UAE) – Defending World Champion Yoshihide Muroya (JPN) and 2017’s overall second-place pilot, Martin Šonka (CZE), fly over the new Louvre Abu Dhabi museum ahead of the 11th consecutive season opener of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in the Emirates capital.

Muroya and Šonka will renew their rivalry, along with an international field of the world’s best pilots, when Qualifying takes off above the famed Corniche on Friday, February 2, followed by Race Day on Saturday, February 3, 2018.

Photo: Joerg Mitter/Red Bull Content Pool