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Red Bull Air Race World Championship to be decided at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Red Bull Air Race World Championship to be decided at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

05.10.2017: Motorsport - Red Bull Air Race - World Championship - 8.Tourstop - USA With only one race left, four pilots from three continents remain locked in the

Motorsport - Red Bull Air Race - World Championship - 8.Tourstop - USA
 



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?



After seven global races spanning eight months, the wait is almost over: This Saturday and Sunday, the USA’s Indianapolis Motor Speedway will host the Red Bull Air Race season finale for the first time.



 In a weekend packed with heart-stopping action, one name will join the legends who have made sporting history at the holy grail of motorsport. Will it be Martin Šonka of the Czech Republic, Yoshihide Muroya of Japan, Pete McLeod of Canada or America’s own Kirby Chambliss?


In fact, this will be the second consecutive season that the large speedway crowds will witness the blistering run that wins the World Championship.



But while in 2016 Germany’s Matthias Dolderer was sewing up a big advantage well before the season’s end, this year it’s down to the wire. Holding the lead, Šonka has to be considered the favorite for the battle of nerve and skill – but only by a tight margin.



 Muroya is a mere four points behind and may have momentum after winning the previous stop in Germany.
 


Torben Heide  photo Smaragd Medien

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