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Melania Astles
 
Perseverance Helps Female Pilot Astles Soar toward Dreams in Red Bull Air Race
Astles, 35, also made history last year at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the best finish by a female flyer when she placed a career-best second in the Challenger Cup race. Now she’s in position to rewrite the record books with an unprecedented victory Sunday. The Challenger Class race starts at noon.
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Matt Hall
 
Australian Hall, German Berger Fly to Top of Red Bull Air Race Practice at IMS
Australian Matt Hall led a tight field of the world's best aerobatic pilots Friday after two Master Class practice sessions for the Red Bull Air Race World Championship race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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Pete McLeod
 
McLeod Soars from Canadian Wilderness into Title Contention in Red Bull Air Race
A typical day of fun for Pete McLeod as a Canadian teenager involved flying fishermen to distant destinations that often aren’t found on maps. Growing up with such an affinity for airplanes and experiencing the joy of letting go in the air prepared him for the thrill of competing in such events as the Red Bull Air Race World Championship at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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Michael Goulian
 
Family Ties to Aviation Helped American Goulian Take Off as A World-Class Aerobatic Pilot
As the son of a Federal Aviation Administration pilot examiner, Michael Goulian always had an interest in airplanes.
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Red Bull Air Race
 
Pilots Soar Over Indianapolis Motor Speedway Ahead of Season Finale
Overall leader Martin Šonka of the Czech Republic led his World Championship rivals Yoshihide Muroya of Japan and Pete McLeod of Canada for a flight over the final stop of the Red Bull Air Race season at the USA’s holy grail of motorsport. Flying Bulls helicopter pilot Siegfried “Blacky” Schwarz joined the action. The 2017 finale kicks off with Qualifying this Saturday and climaxes with Race Day on Sunday.
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Kirby Chambliss
 
Chambliss Already Dreaming of Winning Third Red Bull Air Race Title at IMS
Chambliss, the 57-year-old pilot from Corpus Christi, Texas, has won the title twice before, in 2004 and 2006. He enters this season finale fourth in the standings, 11 points behind leader Martin Sonka of the Czech Republic.
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Clayton Anderson
 
Clayton Anderson to Perform National Anthem Before Red Bull Air Race at IMS
Nashville recording artist and Hoosier native Clayton Anderson will sing the national anthem on Sunday, Oct. 15 before the final day of action at the Red Bull Air Race World Championship at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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Red Bull Air Race
 
Red Bull Air Race World Championship Fans Encouraged To Plan Ahead at IMS.com
Fans attending the second annual Red Bull Air Race World Championship on Oct. 14-15 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway are encouraged to “Plan Your Visit” through an interactive web page that serves as a home base for those headed to the track during this exciting race weekend.
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RBAR Pilot Training
 
Red Bull Air Race Pilots Train in Air, on Ground for Stresses of Competition
Pilots in the Red Bull Air Race World Championship will fly in race heats that usually last just more than a minute Oct. 14-15 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. So one might think maybe fitness ranks lower on the priority list for these athletes than drivers in NASCAR or INDYCAR, who compete in races at IMS lasting two to three hours or longer. Think again.
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RBAR Pilots
 
Words From the Would-Be Red Bull Air Race Champions with Just Nine Days to Go
Four pilots will fly into the Red Bull Air Race season finale on 14-15 October with a chance to clinch the World Championship, and when it’s all over, one will fly home with the trophy. Martin Šonka (CZE), Yoshihide Muroya (JPN), Pete McLeod (CAN) and Kirby Chambliss (USA) talk about their preparation, their mindset and what it will be like to cap off the season at the legendary Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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RBAR trophy
 
Red Bull Air Race World Championship Will Be Decided at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Oct. 14-15
With only one race left, four pilots from three continents remain locked in the fight for the 2017 Red Bull Air Race World Championship. Who will triumph to kiss the famous bricks in Indianapolis and take home the World Championship trophy?
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RBAR Challenger Master
 
Pilots Fly Interesting Variety of Career Routes to Red Bull Air Race World Championship
The road to the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil is clear for most young drivers. Aerobatic racing has a similar ladder system – although with fewer defined rungs – for pilots working their way up to the Red Bull Air Race World Championship.
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