Wind Causes Issues with Red Bull Air Race in Las Vegas

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Red Bull Air RaceThe 7th stage of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship series didn’t go as planned Sunday, as high winds forced event organizers to cancel Sunday’s flying portion of the race.

Pete McLeod of Canada was the eventual winner, decided on by qualifying times from Saturday. Nigel Lamb of Britain moved into the World Championship lead, finishing 2nd over Germany’s Matthias Dolderer who came in 3rd.

Wing gusts to over 30kts causes issues with the pylons and caused a high number of penalties before event organizers canceled the rest of the flying.

The full results were:

  1. Pete McLeod
  2. Nigel Lamb
  3. Matthias Dolderer
  4. Matt Hall
  5. Hannes Arch
  6. Nicolas Ivanoff
  7. Paul Bonhomme
  8. Martin Sonka
  9. Yoshihide Muroya
  10. Michael Goulian
  11. Kirby Chambliss
  12. Peter Besenyei

The next Red Bull Air Race will be in Austria on the 25th to 26th of October.

Fans who attended the race can get a 50% credit towards next years race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, scheduled to be held October 17-18th, 2015. The following information was posted on the Las Vegas Motor Speedway website.

Those looking to receive a partial credit for Red Bull Air Race Las Vegas, please mail your ticket to the address provided below. You will then be registered for a 50-percent credit for the October 17-18, 2015 Red Bull Air Race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. This policy is not applicable to Race Club, Sky Lounge or complimentary guests. Deadline to receive credit is December, 31, 2014. For more information, please email ticketservices@lvms.com. All guests who purchased their ticket through ticketportal should contact ticketing@redbullairrace.com.

Please include:
Name of original ticket purchaser
Actual Red Bull Air Race Las Vegas tickets

Mail to:
ATTN: Red Bull Air Race Tickets
7000 Las Vegas Blvd. North
Las Vegas, NV 89115

Note: Your ticket had to be scanned on Sunday to be eligible for a credit.

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