Get free access to a behind-the-scenes hangar walk where you can check out the technical operations and routines of race teams and airport operations. Stop by the AOPA tent in the engagement zone and pick up your free hangar walk wristband. Your wristband will provide free access to the Saturday hangar walk from 4:30-5:00 p.m., or the Sunday hangar walk from 3:50-4:30 p.m.
AOPA Ambassador Michael Goulian stands alone atop the leaderboard after an impressive win in Indianapolis Motor Speedway that saw him rocket from third to first place in overall 2018 season points standings.
Now it’s on to the Lone Star State for the final decisive race of the year in Texas Motor Speedway on November 17-18. With podium finishes in five out of seven races this year, U.S. fans will be looking to finally see an American favorite don the traditional cowboy hat in the winner’s circle.
The Red Bull Air Race features the world's best racing pilots in a pure motorsport competition that combines speed, precision and skill. Using the fastest, most agile, lightweight raceplanes, pilots hit speeds of 230 mph while enduring forces of up to 12G as they navigate a low level slalom track marked by 82-feet-high, air-filled pylons.
The Engagement Zone is full of extreme activities that will keep fans of all ages entertained in between the races. Stop by the AOPA booth and get your free official AOPA | Red Bull Air Race t-shirt or hat when you join or renew your membership. Plus be sure to take a picture in front of the green screen and we’ll text you a picture of yourself on the cover of AOPA Pilot magazine. We hope to see you there!