Action in the skies above the Nürburgring for Superleague race

Action in the skies above the Nürburgring for Superleague race

17.09.2008: Action in the skies above the Nürburgring for Superleague race

There will be action on the ground and in the skies above at the Nurburgring as a key part of the Superleague Formula entertainment package this weekend.

The close proximity of the East Midlands airport to Donington Park kept the crowd entertainment at ground level for the first round of the championship.

But from the Nurburgring onwards, World Aerobatic Champion Ramon Alonso will entertain the fans aboard his Superleague Formula-branded Sukhoi 31 aerobatic plane.

Like the Superleague Formula cars on the ground, this exotic machine is built from carbon fibre, kevlar and titanium.

Although it has got 350 less horsepower than the race cars, Alonso’s machine wins the top speed race – topping more than 500km/h.

 

 

- Paul Ryan - photo Superleague

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17.09.2008 / MaP

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