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March 11, 2015 12:05 ET

Red Bull Air Race World Championship Tickets Now on Sale

High-Flying Action Back in 2015 With Eight Stops, Including Return to Fort Worth and Las Vegas

SANTA MONICA, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 11, 2015) - Tickets for the two U.S. stops of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship season are now on sale, as one of the world's fastest motorsport series returns to the skies at exciting locations around the world. The eight-race 2015 schedule includes a return to two U.S. based races, in Fort Worth at Texas Motor Speedway on September 26-27 and in Las Vegas at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on October 17-18. In addition, the season will visit United Arab Emirates, Japan, Croatia, Hungary, the United Kingdom and Austria. A wide range of tickets -- everything from general admission to hospitality areas with fine catering and the best views -- are available with pricing starting at $29.

The Red Bull Air Race World Championship features the world's best race pilots in a pure motorsport competition that combines speed, precision and skill. Using the fastest, most agile and lightweight racing planes, pilots navigate a low-level aerial track made up of air-filled pylons 80 feet high at speeds of up to 230 mph. At the two U.S. stops, the Race Airport (with plane hangars) will be constructed on the infield of each speedway and certain tickets will include access to a hangar viewing area, providing a behind the scenes look at the pilots and their race planes.

Tickets are now available through redbullairrace.com, ticketmaster.com, lvms.com, texasmotorspeedway.com and in person at both the Texas Motor Speedway office (817-215-8500) and Las Vegas Motor Speedway box office (800-644-4444). Available ticket options include:

General Admission Seating - Sunday Race Day $29 (full weekend $39)
Children under 12 enter for free (max two children per adult)
Includes: open seating location on front stretch (no assigned seats) with excellent speedway views.

Reserved Terrace Seating - $39 Sunday Race Day $29 (full weekend $59)
Children under 12 enter for free (max two children per adult)
Includes: front stretch terrace seats with excellent sightlines of the speedway; wide, flip-down seats with cup holders and a private concourse with restrooms, concessions and elevator access; access to hangar viewing area access. 

Race Club Weekend Packages - $450
The Race Club is the largest hospitality area with a relaxed and fun atmosphere, an impressive vantage point, live transmission and commentary and an open buffet with a wide selection of food and beverages. Includes: Climate controlled environment with private restrooms; access to reserved seats in the main grandstand; complimentary buffet and bar with beer, wine and soft drinks; live action played on video screens and sound system; Red Bull Air Race merchandise shop; access to hangar viewing area; Race Club souvenir and Red Bull Air Race magazine; one VIP Parking pass for every four tickets purchased.

Sky Lounge Weekend Packages - $950
The Sky Lounge is an elite hospitality area offering the finest possible race experience.
Includes: Climate controlled luxury environment with comfortable seating; access to reserved seats in the main grandstand; celebrated international cuisine; complimentary bar with a variety of alcoholic beverages and soft drinks; live action played on high quality screens and sound system; Red Bull Air Race merchandise shop; hangar access at defined times; Sky Lounge souvenir and Red Bull Air Race magazine; one VIP Parking pass for every four tickets purchased.

Two-time world champion (2009 and 2010) Paul Bonhomme of Britain will once again attempt to take a third championship, while fending off fellow Englishman and 2014 world champion Nigel Lamb. The complete field of 14 pilots also includes two Americans: Kirby Chambliss, who won the world title in 2004 and 2006, and Michael Goulian. The rest of the pilots include: 2008 champion Hannes Arch (AUT), Matt Hall (AUS), Peter Besenyei (HUN), Nicolas Ivanoff (FRA), Matthias Dolderer (GER), Yoshi Muroya (JPN), Pete McLeod (CAN), Martin Sonka (CZE) and Master Class newcomers François Le Vot (FRA) and Juan Velarde (ESP).

The Red Bull Air Race World Championship kicked off in Abu Dhabi, UAE on February 14/15. The racing will then move on to Chiba, Japan on May 16/17, Rovinj, Croatia on May 30/31, Budapest, Hungary on July 4/5, Ascot, United Kingdom on August 15/16, Spielberg, Austria on September 5/6, and finish the season in the U.S. with races in Fort Worth September 26/27 and Las Vegas on October 17/18. More information is available at www.redbullairrace.com.

The Red Bull Air Race World Championship
Created in 2003, and officially the World Championship of air racing since 2005, the Red Bull Air Race is followed by millions of fans worldwide. One of the fastest motorsport series in the world features 14 of the best race pilots in a pure motor-sport competition that combines speed, precision and skill. Using the fastest, most agile and lightweight racing planes, pilots navigate a low-level aerial track made up of air-filled pylons 82 feet high. New since 2014 is the Challenger Cup, a competition which enables talented pilots to work towards acquiring entry into the Master Class of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship.

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