Air Race 1 - the ultimate air race competition

Thailand to host Air Race 1

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The Sports Authority of Thailand will host the race at the U - Tapao Naval Air Base on 19-20 November 2016.

Air Race 1 - the ultimate air race competition

Important Air Race 1 World Cup update

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The Air Race 1 World Cup is able to announce its strategy for future growth

Air Race 1 - the ultimate air race competition

Watch the complete TV shows from past Series

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Click on Gallery to see the highlights of the 2015 series captured on video

Air Race 1

Air Race 1 is pure motorsport at its fastest. It is a thrilling test of pilot skill in a class known as formula one air racing.

8 airplanes race directly against each other at speeds of 450kph, together on a race circuit just 2km end to end. Top pilots from around the world compete on the tight circuit just 10 meters above the ground, all easily visible to thousands of live spectators and broadcast on global media. The first aircraft to cross the finish line after eight laps wins!

The race planes, referred to in the sport as formula one airplanes, are the only class of airplane built specifically for racing – and for racing fast! This highly competitive sport is rapidly growing into a mainstream popular series that is the ultimate test of both human and machine.

Air Race 1 is the first official international series of formula one air racing in the 70-year history of the sport.