Find out if home advantage features rolled around over time the Brit pilots following Hannes Arch.
On the weekend could show a make-or-break race for Paul Bonhomme and Nigel Lamb, both Brit pilots looking to reel in championship leader, Hannes Arch of Austria, on (or a little above) the green, green lawn of residence.
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Bonhomme specifically, whom sits 13 things behind Arch in 2nd location, evoked that British Bulldog fighting character as he took on heavens above Ascot in a 1940s Spitfire to publicise the event. It's the first-time in six many years your Red Bull Air Race World Championship has actually checked out Uk shores additionally the anticipation for the essential race is intense.
Nigel Lamb, who's one place and three things more back in the standings, is equally motivated to make a fight from it inside UK, commenting, "I would like to win on residence turf; I am sure it'll be better than Malaysia, and even though Malaysia had been my very first victory. Winning in Ascot would mean plenty."
Taking a Spitfire for a spin © Nathan Gallagher/Red Bull Content Pool
The turf concerned usually associated with the world-famous Ascot Racecourse, more familiar with the thud of hooves compared to roar of engines. It will likewise become first time this year that a race has taken destination above solid surface, in place of over water. Every little thing tips to an amazing and crucial battle, therefore be certain never to miss it.