01-02 Jul

BUDAPEST

Budapest 2016

Budapest is the spiritual home of the Red Bull Air Race and will once again be the fourth stop on the 2017 World Championship calendar. As one of the most popular stops, the Hungarian capital always pulls in a monumental crowd to witness the racing action. In 2009, 650,000 spectators lined the banks of the Danube, and when the city earned a spot in the 2015 race season, fans returned in their thousands once again. For this season, it'll be a summertime spectacle as the pilots head to Hungary on 01-02 July.

Budapest is a true spectacle on the race calendar due to the unique start for the Master Class pilots. They begin their run into the track by flying under the iconic Chain Bridge – something that must be seen with your own eyes.

Split across the Danube, it's a city of two halves – Buda and Pest. The iconic backdrop of the neogothic Parliament building on the Pest side of the river offers fans a stunning panoramic view of the action. On the Buda side of the city, you'll find the Statue of Liberty, on top of Gellért Hill, along with the Citadel. This is why Budapest is regularly featured in the Top 10 list of World's Best Cities.

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Day Local Time Event Location
Saturday 1 Jul - Qualifying Day 10:30 Doors open
11:00 Side Act – Parkour Norbert Kajtár
11:10 Side Act – Freestyle Football Kitti Száz, Roland Karászi
11:20 Side Act – Flatland Bike Pál Gyenes
11:30 Side Act - Trial Bike Show Andras Jamrik (Gravity Academy)
11:45 CHALLENGER CLASS - Free Practice
12:00 Side Act – DJ Whiteboy
12:45 Side Act – DJ Whiteboy
13:05 Side Act – Parkour Norbert Kajtár
13:15 Side Act – Freestyle Football Kitti Száz, Roland Karászi
13:25 Side Act – Flatland Bike Pál Gyenes
13:35 Side Act - Trial Bike Show Andras Jamrik (Gravity Academy)
13:50 MASTER CLASS - Free Practice
15:10 Side Act - Flying Bulls
15:20 CHALLENGER CLASS - Qualifying
15:30 Side Act - Scratch Show & B2B DJ Battle
16:00 MASTER CLASS - Qualifying
17:30 Side Act - Peter Besenyei aerobatic display
17:40 Side Act - Flying Bulls
18:00 Side Act - Scratch Show & B2B DJ Battle
18:10 Side Act – DJ Whiteboy
18:30 Doors close
Sunday 2 Jul - Race Day 10:30 Doors open
11:20 Side Act - Parkour Norbert Kajtár
11:30 Side Act - Freestyle Football Kitti Száz, Roland Karászi
11:40 Side Act - Flatland Bike Pál Gyenes
11:50 Side Act - Trial Bike Show Andras Jamrik (Gravity Academy)
12:00 CHALLENGER CUP
12:10 Side Act - DJ Whiteboy
12:40 Side Act - Parkour Norbert Kajtár
12:50 Side Act - Freestyle Football Kitti Száz, Roland Karászi
13:00 Side Act - Flatland Bike Pál Gyenes
13:10 Side Act - Trial Bike Show Andras Jamrik (Gravity Academy)
13:50 Grand Opening Ceremony
14:00 MASTER CLASS - Round of 14
15:00 Side Act - Scratch Show & B2B DJ Battle
15:10 Side Act - Flying Bulls aeroplanes
15:30 Side Act - Flying Bulls BO105 helicopter
15:35 CHALLENGER CLASS - Prize Giving Ceremony
15:40 Side Act - Wellhelo Concert
16:00 MASTER CLASS - Round of 8
16:30 MASTER CLASS - Final 4
16:55 MASTER CLASS - Prize Giving Ceremony
17:00 Side Acts - Grand Final Show
17:20 Celebration of the winners
18:00 Doors close

The racetrack in Budapest will span the Danube, making it one of the most unique stops on the calendar. Pilots will kick off each run by flying under the famous Chain Bridge, before flying along the river, navigating the complex aerial course where speed will be a key factor in race success.

 

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