LAS VEGAS

15-16 Oct

Red Bull Air Race in Las Vegas

For the final race of the 2016 the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas welcomes back the Red Bull Air Race to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the third consecutive year.

Situated in southern Nevada it is one of the fastest growing areas in the USA. The world-famous Las Vegas strip has become a global icon, helping the city to build its reputation as the entertainment capital of the world.

Known as the city that never stops performing, the neon lights and non-stop party atmosphere will make Las Vegas an electrifying final stop on the 2016 calendar.

 

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Day Local Time Event Location
Saturday 15 Oct - Qualifying Day 10:00 Doors open
10:45 CHALLENGER CLASS - Free practice
12:10 Virtual Wold Championship Qualifying
12:30 Side act - Geoff Aaron Trials
12:40 Side act - FMX Show
13:20 Side act - Pal Takats paraglider
13:30 Side act - Red Bull Air Force wingsuit jump
13:35 Side act - BO105 helicopter
13:50 MASTER CLASS - Free practice Masters
15:00 Side act - Breitling Jet Team
15:20 CHALLENGER CLASS - Qualifying
16:00 MASTER CLASS - Qualifying
17:30 DHL Fastest Lap prize giving
19:00 Doors Close
Sunday 16 Oct - Race Day 10:00 Doors open
10:45 Virtual World Championship Round of 6 race
11:15 Pilot parade
11:30 Side act - Geoff Aaron Trials
11:45 Side act - FMX Show
12:00 CHALLENGER CUP
12:05 Virtual World Championship Round of 5 race
12:40 Side Act - Pal Takats paraglider
12:50 Side act - Red Bull Air Force US flag jump
13:00 MASTER CLASS - Round of 14
14:00 Side act - Geoff Aaron Trials
14:10 CHALLENGER CUP - Prize giving ceremony
14:15 Side act - Red Bull Air Force wingsuit jump
14:30 Virtual World Championship Round of 4 race
14:40 Virtual World Championship prize giving
14:45 Side act - Breitling Jet Team
14:50 Side act - FMX show
15:00 MASTER CLASS - Round of 8
15:30 MASTER CLASS - Final 4
15:55 MASTER CLASS - race & World Champion prize giving ceremony
16:05 Pilot autograph session
18:00 Doors close

The final stop of the 2016 season will see the Red Bull Air Race take to the stage at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Constructed in 1996, the Las Vegas Motor Speedway offers its guests many unique and exciting racing experiences. At the centre of the 1,600-acre multi-track facility is the 1.5-mile tri-oval superspeedway which hosts the annual NASCAR weekend in the spring. With 18-20 degree banks, the track is a favourite among motorsports fans and is also popular with daredevil drag racers.

 

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 Las Vegas

Las Vegas is an internationally renowned major resort city known primarily for gambling, shopping, fine dining and nightlife. The city bills itself as The Entertainment Capital of the World, and is famous for its huge casino–hotels and associated entertainment. Las Vegas offers a ton of things to do. It has something to suit everyone's vacation taste. Either if it is sampling fare from top chefs and amazing buffets, trying one's luck at one of the world's premier casinos, or taking in a spectacular show. Just wandering the Strip can also be enough to get one's heart pumping.

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Visa Information

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How to get there?

Arrival from Summerlin and Northwest Las Vegas:

LVMS suggests using the C.C. 215 Beltway east to I-15 North. Take I-15 North to exit 54 (Speedway Blvd). Using either of the LEFT two lanes on the exit ramp, travel straight across Speedway Blvd into Blue Lot. Follow the instructions of NHP and the parking attendants to your space.

Arrival from the Las Vegas Strip and the Southwest portion of the Las Vegas Valley:

LVMS suggests using I-15 North to exit 54 (Speedway Blvd). Using either of the LEFT two lanes on the exit ramp, travel straight across Speedway Blvd into Blue Lot. Follow the instructions of NHP and the parking attendants to your space.

Arrival from Henderson, Boulder City and the Southeast portion of the Las Vegas Valley:

LVMS suggests using 95 North to access I-15 North. Take I-15 North to exit 54 (Speedway Blvd). Using either of the LEFT two lanes on the exit ramp, travel straight across Speedway Blvd into Blue Lot. Follow the instructions of NHP and the parking attendants to your

Arrival from the Northeast portion of the Las Vegas Valley:

LVMS suggest using Las Vegas Blvd. Take Las Vegas Blvd north and turn left at Hollywood Blvd OR Entry #8.

Arrival from Logandale, Overton, Mesquite and all points north of Las Vegas:

Take I-15 South to exit 54 (Speedway Blvd). Turn left at Speedway Blvd and then turn left again into Blue Lot. Follow the instructions of NHP and the parking attendants to your space

Departure Routes:

Departure from Blue Lot:

Traffic will be directed south out of parking gates 12-13-14-15 for access to Speedway Blvd. Once on Speedway Blvd you will be directed to I-15 South. The first exit on I-15 South is for access to the C.C. 215 Beltway. When parking gates 12-13-14-15 become congested, traffic will also be directed out of the rear of Blue Lot. Traffic will depart past the LVMS Dirt Track and across the Dragstrip for access to Speedway Blvd. Once on Speedway Blvd, you will be directed west for access to Las Vegas Blvd. At this point you may travel north or south on Las Vegas Blvd.


Where to stay:

The MGM Grand is the official hotel partner of Red Bull Air Race Las Vegas. For great deals click here.


Las Vegas offers plenty of choices with regards to accommodation. Hotels in Las Vegas offer an option for every vacationer whether one is looking for luxury resorts, or a cheap stay.

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Weather in Las Vegas

With more than 300 days of sunshine every year, the odds are good that the weather in Las Vegas will be fine. The month of October is characterized by high temperatures between 66° F (19° C) and 95° F (35° C).

Where can I buy tickets?

Tickets can be purchased online at www.redbullairrace.com or directly on the LVMS website: http://www.lvms.com/tickets/red_bull_air_race_world_championship/

Tickets are also available at the main box office located at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway prior to and during the event.

LVMS Box Office Hours:
Monday, 12th October 2015 – Friday, 16th October 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, 17th October 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, 18th October 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Where do I collect my tickets?

Tickets at Will Call are located at the main box office at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Please proceed to the three story building, labeled Tickets and Gift Shop, across from the main parking lots. Packages may be picked up with the proper identification. Race Club and Sky Lounge tickets may also be picked up at this area. If you already have your credential, please feel free to proceed to the relevant hospitality area.

Can I just purchase a day pass?

General Admission and Reserved Seats are available to purchase as a single day event, either online or at the gate.

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

Children 12 and under receive free admission with a maximum of two children per adult. Additional children passes may be purchased for General Admission or Reserved Seating. It's worth noting that strollers, scooters and roller blades will need to be left outside the grandstand, so make sure you're prepared – sunscreen, hats and umbrellas are always a good start!

Where can I park?

Las Vegas Motor Speedway has free parking for guests. Please follow the signs and personnel when on property.

Race Club and Sky Lounge guests can park in their dedicated parking areas. Please follow the directions on your parking pass or the signs on property.

Is there a special shuttle service?


There will be a designated Uber pickup/drop off on the East side of the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Uber Brand Ambassadors will be on hand to answer any questions folks may have -- and the area will be easy to spot with Uber flags and banners on full display.

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

ADA and Handicap parking are available on property. If you need further assistance once here, please contact Fan Assistance at 702-632-8006.

When do the gates open?

Gates open on Saturday and Sunday at 9:00am.

Hospitality Guests may enter the venue at 9:00am on both days. However, hospitality doors officially open at 10:30am on Saturday, and 10:00am on Sunday

What about food and drink?

You can purchase food and drinks at the venue, so make sure you bring your wallet! Coolers are off limits, as is alcohol – just pack light and you'll be good to go! Unopened bottles of water are allowed at the gates. For Diet restrictions, please call 800-644-4444 in advance.

Can I bring a bag with me?

Yes. As long as your bag or backpack is no larger than 14"x14"

Can I bring my scanner?

Yes!

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

Hospitality guests, as well as Reserved Seating ticket holders, have the ability to take a closer look at the planes in the hangar viewing area - a few feet in front of the Hangars. The grassy area in in front of the hangars can be accessed all day only by the above mentioned ticket holders.
Open time: Saturday 9:00am -6:00pm; Sunday 9:00am -5:00pm

The Hospitality Hangar Walk offers hospitality guests the rare opportunity to meet selected Master Class Pilots, as well as their technicians.

Open time: Saturday 5:30pm-6:00pm; Sunday 3:00pm-3:40pm

How do I get there? / Is there a Shuttle Service?

There will be a designated Uber pickup/drop off on the East side of the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Uber Brand Ambassadors will be on hand to answer any questions folks may have – and the area will be easy to spot with Uber flags and banners on full display.

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