Air Race 1 - the ultimate air race competition

THE WORLD CUP OF AIR RACING TO BE HELD IN THAILAND IN 2017

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Thailand is confirmed to host the top international title in pylon air racing in 2017

Air Race 1 - the ultimate air race competition

Air Race 1 Presented by Chang makes history in Thailand

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U-Tapao International Naval Airport approved as official venue for the Air Race 1 World Cup 2017. Official Race Results

Air Race 1 - the ultimate air race competition

Official Qualifying Times Thailand

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The Race is ON!

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.