Energy drink manufacturer Red Bull announced from 2020 they won’t continue their Red Bull Air Race series of aerobatics championships. They will hold this year’s planned events, but after next year the flight will end.
Red Bull officially announced there won’t be any Air Race, held in Budapest. Instead of Hungary they will award their world champipon in Germany this year.
This year none of the pilots were allowed to make the fly under landmark Chain Bridge which became a tradition bound to the race. However the operative branch overseeing security measures of the event did allow the flights under the bridge, organisers of Red Bull decided not to take the risk considering the high water level of the river and the high amount of debris it carries with it. They didn’t want to risk adding some airplane parts to it.
Construction is under way. Workers build the controll tower of the Red Bull Air Race. Competing planes will shortly take off. (The photo in this…