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Putrajaya

Peter Besenyei flies over Putrajaya in Malaysia

Malaysia's most intriguing city is the perfect stop for the Red Bull Air Race

A truly unique place to live, work and play, Putrajaya represents the coming-of-age of Malaysia as a dynamic and progressive member of the global community committed to the concept of sustainable development. The city's ethos is to demonstrate the importance of a balanced life, empowering individuals to work hard and spend their free time enjoying what life has to offer.

Built in the early 1990s, Putrajaya is located 25km south of Kuala Lumpur. The city is the world's first 'plan driven' city based on two concepts – the garden and the intelligent city. A mixture of rainforest and Government ministries, Putrajaya is a haven for sustainable human development from within this growing nation.

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Follow our updated live ticker newsfeed which will give you a full experience from behind the scenes... take a tour inside the team hangars, see Putrajaya in all its glory and keep informed once the flying starts. Our expert commentators will bring the action to you – and you can access it at any time, from wherever in the world!

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Saturday, May 17th Sunday, May 18th
11:00 Gates Open 13:00 Gates Open
13:00 Training MASTERS 15:30 MASTERS - Top 12
14:00 Qualifying MASTERS 1 16:30 MASTERS - Super 8
15:15 CHALLENGER CUP 17:00 MASTERS - Final 4
16:20 Winner Ceremony 17:30 Winner Ceremony
16:30 Qualifying MASTERS 2  

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Hospitality

GENERAL ADMISSION

PUBLIC ZONE

Situated close to the stunning Seri Gemilang Bridge, Zone A offers spectators excellent views of the race track and the stunning Putrajaya Lake. Giant screens with sound and commentary will enhance the viewing experience ensuring that spectators will not miss a second of the race action.

Food stands for purchasing snacks and beverages, as well as restrooms, will also be provided. The zones are standing only with no seating available.

GRANDSTAND TICKETS - Seating

Located near the Race Airport, the grandstand seating area spectators have the opportunity to experience the Red Bull Air Race from a privileged position with unique views of the race track and the comfort of a seat. In addition all manoeuvers in the air can be followed on giant screens capturing stunning images from the on-board cameras including sound and commentary. Most importantly, the spectators can enjoy the race with all the benefits and services of a secured area, including food stands for purchasing snacks and beverages as well as restrooms.

 

HOSPITALITY

The hospitality area of the Red Bull Air Race provides an exclusive setting for individuals and companies who want to follow the most extreme and unique motorsport competition in style. With unparalleled views of all the action, an electrifying atmosphere, first rate service, fine food and drinks and many other exclusive benefits, the Red Bull Air Race hospitality programme has been created with the needs and requirements of our guests in mind.

The Red Bull Air Race hospitality concept offers two platforms, the Race Club and the exclusive Sky Lounge.

 

RACE CLUB

The Race Club is the largest hospitality area with many special features and the most relaxed atmosphere. Located in the middle of the arena at Marina Putrajaya, it ensures fantastic views of the scenic lake with unobstructed, panoramic views. The Race Club provides an exciting hospitality experience including an impressive vantage point, top-quality sound and vision, as well as a wide selection of food and beverages.

Race Club guests will enjoy one of the best views of the race track and will be able to follow live transmission and commentary on giant video screens.

Benefits & services included:

  • Welcome area with hostesses
  • Seating available
  • Unique front-row viewing of the race track
  • Open buffet with selection of international and local delicacies
  • Complimentary bar with a variety of soft drinks
  • Dedicated cash bar facility provided in the close vicinity for the convenience of guests wishing to enjoy an alcoholic beverage
  • Best view of the video wall
  • Red Bull Air Race merchandise shop
  • Exclusive sound system
  • Souvenirs and the full range of the latest Red Bull print releases including the Red Bull Air Race magazine and The Red Bulletin with stories, news and background information
  • Reserved parking (one parking ticket for every four purchased Race Club tickets)

 

SKY LOUNGE

The Sky Lounge is the most exclusive hospitality area, reserved for very special guests of Red Bull Air Race along with companies and individuals who want to have the best possible experience at the venue.

The exceptional offerings at Sky Lounge are among the most exclusive. You will find an outstanding five star service in a unique atmosphere, creating an area described by our guests as the ultimate combination of corporate hospitality and air racing.

Benefits & services included:

  • Welcome area with hostesses
  • Luxurious hospitality facility comprising of an opulent indoor climatized zone and a plush outdoor chill out area called "ThE Village" featuring exquisite local architecture
  • Stylish furniture and comfortable seating
  • Spectacular and privileged views of the race track
  • Large variety of gourmet menus, including local specialties and delicacies
  • Complimentary bars throughout the venue with a full soft drinks menu available indoors and a full bar menu offered in "The Village"
  • Combination of bar and waiter service at all times
  • Flat screen monitors & video walls
  • High-quality sound system to fully experience and follow the race
  • Red Bull Air Race merchandise shop
  • Souvenirs and the full range of the latest Red Bull print releases including the Red Bull Air Race magazine and The Red Bulletin with stories, news and background information
  • Exclusive VIP services, reserved parking (one parking ticket for every two purchased Sky Lounge tickets)

 

BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS TICKET ARRANGEMENTS

For information on B2B ticket arrangements please send an email with your request.

 

Please note: Don't miss any race action and be on site in time. We recommend you arrive at the location at 11 am (Saturday) and 1 pm (Sunday). Due to unforeseeable weather changes, the event schedule may be changed in order to provide the spectators and fans of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship with the best possible experience.

At the heart of the city is the 600-hectare manmade Putrajaya Lake, built as the principle landscape feature of the city. The lake is designed to moderate the ambient temperature and is a core part of the city's concept of encouraging a balanced lifestyle.

The lake, which will provide the course for the aerial action, has previously held world-class regattas including the F1 Powerboat Championships. A magnet for the people of Putrajaya, the Red Bull Air Race spectacular over the central lake is sure to draw plenty of attention.

GROUP TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS

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

 

TRAVEL INFORMATION

Find out more about Putrajaya and Malaysia

Ministry of Tourism & Culture Malaysia – http://www.tourism.gov.my/en/intl

Visa Information

Ministry of Foreign Affairs – http://www.kln.gov.my/web/guest/faqs

Immigration Department of Malaysia – http://www.imi.gov.my/index.php/en/main-services/visa

Getting there and around

The best way to travel to Putrajaya is through Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). The KLIA Transit train runs every 30 minutes and brings passengers across Putrajaya & Cyberjaya. In Putrajaya, public transport is very good with as buses (called Nadi Putra), taxis and even bicycles easily available.

Where to stay

Putrajaya is blessed with some of the most amazing luxurious hotels such as the Marriot Hotel, Palm Garden Hotel, They Everly Hotel and the Shangri-La. Although all of the hotels carry 5 stars, you may be surprised by their rates and specialities. There are also numerous smaller establishments for the lower budget.

Eating out

When you are in ASIA, you are in food heaven. The renowned Tasik Club presents some interesting cuisines. Several significant restaurants and food chains are in abundance in the local area.

Entertainment

Putrajaya being in the heart of Malaysia has limited night life. Should you decide to entertain, please be advised that the best place would be in the heart of Kuala Lumpur like the Asian Heritage Row, Jalan Bukit Bintang and the Bangsar area.

Climate

When you arrive here in April and May the weather will be good with a lovely wind and cool heat.

 

THINGS TO DO

Tours and attraction

Take a ride along the manmade lake on Putrajaya on the Cruise ship Tasik to catch sight of Putrajaya's breath taking bridges, landscape and incredible building designs. The city centre also offers plenty of sightseeing places. Pay a visit to one of the tallest twin towers in the world, the Petronas Twin Towers. Activities for the children are also available in Putrajaya and in city centre such as KL Bird Park which has over 2000 species of birds.

Architecture

Putrajaya is a gem for architecture and design junkies. As you take a journey down the road of Putrajaya city centre, the government buildings each have their own class and design. The Perbadanan Putrajaya is located opposite of the Palace of Justice and has something magnificent to offer. KL City also has innumerable amounts of architecture and designs dating back to 1890.

Culture and traditions

"Malaysia Truly Asia" was given through the diversity of culture, religion, ethnics and traditions. Malay, Chinese and Indian presents the three main cultures in Malaysia. Pay a visit to Putra Mosque or the Thean Hou temple or climb up 272 steps to Batu Batu caves temple. Just remember to respect those who come to worship.

Shopping

Alamanda Putrajaya is the one and only shopping mall available in Putrajaya. Fret not, Pavillion KL Shopping Mall, Fahrenheit 88, Suria KLCC and Berjaya Times Square located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur will make you shop until you drop.

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From Thursday 15/05/14

Follow our updated live ticker newsfeed which will give you a full experience from behind the scenes... take a tour inside the team hangars, see Putrajaya in all its glory and keep informed once the flying starts. Our expert commentators will bring the action to you – and you can access it at any time, from wherever in the world!

We hope you enjoy the race!

Race Facts

17 May 03:00 - 09:00 (Local time) More Info

11:00 Gates Open

13:00 MASTERS Training

14:00 MASTERS Qualifying 1

15:15 CHALLENGER CUP

16:20 Winner Ceremony

16:30 MASTERS Qualifying 2

18 May 05:00 - 10:00 (Local time) More Info

13:00 Gates Open

15:30 MASTERS - Top 12

16:30 MASTERS - Super 8

17:00 MASTERS - Final 4

17:30 Winner Ceremony