26-27 Sep

FORT WORTH

Texas Motor Speedway at Fort Worth

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Texas, known affectionately as the 'Lone Star' state, is the second largest in the USA. The enormous geographic area includes the Fort Worth counties, which transformed themselves from a sleepy cattle rearing territory, to a bustling metropolis representing the economic and cultural hub of North Texas.

The Metroplex area, as it is now more commonly known, is one of just twelve American metropolitan areas that have teams in each of the four major professional sports leagues; NFL, baseball, basketball and the National Hockey League. Comfortable entertaining sports fans across the US, the Texas stop of the Red Bull Air Race is sure to attract a large amount of interest and greatly benefit from the rich sporting pedigree the area boasts.

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Heading down to the Texas Motor Speedway this weekend? Then check out these handy pointers for making the most out of your Red Bull Air Race experience.

 

 

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Day Local Time Event Location
Saturday 26 Sep - Qualifying Day 09:00 Doors open
10:30 Calibration flight
10:45 CHALLENGERS – Training
11:00 Race Club and Sky Lounge open
13:15 Side Act - P51 Mustang
13:25 Side Act - Wing suit jump
13:30 Side Act - Chuck Aaron aerobatic helicopter
13:50 MASTERS - Training
15:05 Side Act - Viper
15:20 CHALLENGERS - Qualifying
16:00 MASTERS - Qualifying
18:30 Race Club and Sky Lounge close
18:30 Doors Close
Sunday 27 Sep - Race Day 09:00 Doors open
11:00 Race Club and Sky Lounge open
11:00 Calibration flight
11:50 Opening Ceremony flag jump
12:00 CHALLENGER CUP
12:50 Side Act - Viper
13:00 MASTERS - Round of 14
14:00 Side Act - Red Bull Air Force
14:05 Side Act - Chuck Aaron aerobatic helicopter
14:20 CHALLENGERS - Winners Ceremony
14:25 Side Act - P51 Mustang
15:00 MASTERS - Round of 8
15:30 MASTERS - Final 4
15:55 MASTERS - Winners Ceremony
16:00 CHALLEGERS Autograph Session
16:40 MASTERS Autograph Session
17:30 Race Club and Sky Lounge close
18:00 Doors Close

With a crowd capacity in excess of 190,000, the Texas Motor Speedway is among the largest sports stadiums in America. Known as 'The Great American Speedway' the 1.5-mile quad-oval superspeedway includes 750-foot radius turns and is banked 24 degrees in places. The Motor Speedway has been used as a stop in the IndyCar Series racing, drawing in sports fans looking to catch high-octane action. The circuit has also played host to two races in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series since it opened in 1997. Get your tickets here http://win.gs/RBARTX!

GROUP TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS

For help and support with group arrangements (10 persons +) please send an email with your specified request.

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Find out more about Fort Worth

Fort Worth is a destination redefined. The enormous geographic area includes the Fort Worth counties, which transformed themselves from a sleepy cattle rearing territory, to a bustling metropolis. New and renovated hotel offerings, restaurants and exciting tourism attractions are enhancing the City's reputation as one of the premier travel destinations in the nation.

http://www.fortworth.com/


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Getting there and around

Adress: 3545 Lone Star Cir, Fort Worth, TX 76177, United States

When it comes to transportation Fort Worth presents a very accessible Red Bull Air Race location. Many travelers arrive at Fort Worth International Airport and continue on one of the many trains and buses connecting Fort Worth with the surrounding areas.

http://www.dfwairport.com/airlines/index.php

Where to stay:

Like any big American city, Fort Worth offers a wide range of hotels and accommodations to fit any budget and standard. Wherever you will stay you will always be welcome with the true Texan hospitality.

http://www.fortworth.com/hotels/

Things to Do

In only a few days, you can enjoy a wide range of experiences. From the true American West in the Stockyards National Historic District, where cattle drives occur twice a day, to awesome shopping and dining experiences in the 35-block Sundance Square. You can enjoy diverse restaurants, exciting nightlife, cultural institutions and a variety of sporting events.

Weather in Fort Worth

The month of September is characterized by gradually falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs around 95°F (35°C) throughout the month.

Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, United States

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Where can I park?

Where do I collect my tickets?

Tickets can be purchased via redbullairrace.com or directly on the TMS website: http://www.texasmotorspeedway.com/upcoming-events/special-events/red-bull-air-race-world-championship
Prior to the race weekend tickets are available at the Speedway World Gift Shop and ticket office. Tickets can also be purchased on the day at the box offices at gates 3, 4, and 5.

Opening Hours:
Monday, Sep. 21 – Friday, Sep. 25        9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m
Saturday, Sep. 26                                   9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m
Sunday, Sep. 27                                     9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m

What about food and drink?

You can purchase food and drinks at the venue, so make sure you bring your wallet! Water is allowed but you cannot bring along your own soft drinks. Coolers are off limits, as is alcohol – just pack light and you'll be good to go!

Can I bring any bags with me?


Sure, as long as your bag or backpack is no larger than 14 x 14 x 14.

Can I get to an ATM at the venue?

Yes, there are several ATMs that you should have access to at the Texas Motor Speedway:

• Sections 112, 401, 413
• Outside Gate 3 and Gate 5 ticket booths
• Gift Shop/Ticket Office Lobby
• SWC 2nd Floor

I'm bringing the kids – anything I need to know?

Children under 12 receive free admission with a maximum of two children per adult. Additional children receive admission for $14/each unreserved and $19/each reserved seating.

It's worth noting that strollers, umbrellas, scooters and roller blades will need to be left outside the grandstand, so make sure you're prepared – sunscreen and hats are always a good start!

Can I photograph the action?

If you're hoping to capture a few memories on film (or a digital memory card, more precisely), then the good news is that yes, you can take cameras for personal use along with you. Binoculars are also welcome.

Can I bring my scanner?


Yes!

Can I just get a day pass?


Tickets for all areas are available for full weekend with access on Saturday and Sunday. However Race Day tickets (Sunday) are available for General Admission and Reserved Seating only.

Will there be any disabled car parking or assistance for walking from the car parking to the venue?


Yes, and yes. For fans that have difficulty walking from the parking to the venue, golf cart fan assistance is available from outside gates 3, 5 and 6. If you need more info or further assistance, then call TMS on 001 (817) 215-8500.

I need to get organized! Can you help?

Just download the mobile app for Android and iPhone to help you organize your day.

Anything else I need to know?

There is a Military discount available - book directly with TMS by calling (817) 215-8500 The grandstands are strictly no smoking zones, although smoking is permitted in the concourse area.

When do the gates open?

Gates open on Saturday and Sunday at 09:00 for Reserved Seating and General Admission. 

Hospitality guests can enter the venue at 09:00, but will only be able to access their respective areas after the official hospitality doors open at 11:00. 

Can I do a hangar walk or access a hangar viewing area?

Both hospitality guests and Reserved Seating ticket holders may have the opportunity to take a closer look at the planes in the hangar viewing area, a few feet in front of the race hangars. The grassy area in front of the hangars can be accessed all day by the hospitality guests and Reserved Seating ticket holders between

Timings: Saturday 9.00am - 6.30pm
                 Sunday 9.00am - 6.00pm

The hospitality hangar walk offers hospitality guests the unique opportunity to get even closer and allows access to the Hangar area, as well as the rare opportunity to meet selected Master Class Pilots and their technicians.

Timings: Saturday 5.30pm - 6.15pm
                 Sunday 4.00pm - 4.45pm