2017 Red Bull Air Race of Chiba

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Coordinates: 35°38′23″N 140°01′55″E / 35.63972°N 140.03194°E / 35.63972; 140.03194

2017 Red Bull Air Race of Chiba is located in Chiba Prefecture
Race Track
Race Track
Extraordinary runway
Extraordinary runway
Race Track

The 2017 Red Bull Air Race of Chiba was the third round of the 2017 season, the eleventh season of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship.[1] The event was held in Chiba, Japan.

Overview[edit]

On January 19, 2017, 8 cities hosting the 2017 season were announced, and following the 2015 season and the 2016 season, it was decided to hold for the third consecutive and the third time in Japan and Chiba prefecture.[2]

Following Abu Dhabi of the first game and San Diego of the second game, Chiba of the third game is also a maritime race.

Glay will serve as the ambassador of this event.[3] Also, Glay also wrote the theme song "XYZ".[3]

Schedule[edit]

  • 2017
    • January 19 – the schedule is announced.
    • June 3 – First day of the convention. Qualifying day.
    Opening 10: 00, Competition start 13:00, Competition end 16: 00
    • June 4 – Day 2 of the tournament. Final day.
    Opening 10: 00, Competition start 13:00, Competition end 16: 00

It will be carried out even in case of rain, but it will be canceled in the case of stormy weather. Also, we will not carry forward the tournament.[4]

Master Class[edit]

Qualification[edit]

Pos No. Pilot Run Time Pen
1 84 Canada Pete McLeod 54.609
2 21 Germany Matthias Dolderer 54.656
3 8 Czech Republic Martin Sonka 54.928
4 31 Japan Yoshihide Muroya 54.933
5 95 Australia Matt Hall 55.010
6 10 United States Kirby Chambliss 55.226
7 99 United States Michael Goulian 55.539
8 37 Slovenia Peter Podlunsek 55.605
9 26 Spain Juan Velarde 55.632
10 27 France Nicolas Ivanoff 55.791
11 18 Czech Republic Petr Kopfstein 55.954
12 11 France Mikael Brageot 56.169
13 5 Chile Cristian Bolton 56.365
14 12 France Francois Le Vot 57.116

Round of 14[edit]

Heat Rank1 Pilot One Time One Time Two Pilot Two Rank2
1 13 France Nicolas Ivanoff 58.0571 55.459 Australia Matt Hall 4
2 6 Czech Republic Petr Kopfstein 55.597 55.590 Japan Yoshihide Muroya 5
3 10 Spain Juan Velarde 57.012 55.234 United States Kirby Chambliss 3
4 9 France Mikael Brageot 56.037 54.787 Czech Republic Martin Sonka 1
5 12 Slovenia Peter Podlunsek 58.0082 56.380 United States Michael Goulian 8
6 14 Chile Cristian Bolton 59.044 55.805 Germany Matthias Dolderer 7
7 11 France Francois Le Vot 57.331 55.209 Canada Pete McLeod 2
Key
Qualified for next round
Knocked out
Fastest loser, qualified
  • ^1 Pilot received 2 seconds in climbing in the gate
  • ^2 Pilot received 2 seconds in incorrect level flying

Round of 8[edit]

Heat Rank1 Pilot One Time One Time Two Pilot Two Rank2
8 4 Japan Yoshihide Muroya 56.9641 57.2952 Australia Matt Hall 6
9 3 Czech Republic Petr Kopfstein 55.732 DNF3 United States Kirby Chambliss 8
10 2 Germany Matthias Dolderer 55.333 DNF3 Canada Pete McLeod 7
11 5 United States Michael Goulian 55.018 54.900 Czech Republic Martin Sonka 1
Key
Qualified for next round
Knocked out
  • ^1 Pilot received 2 seconds in incorrect level flying
  • ^2 Pilot received 2 seconds in climbing in the gate
  • ^3 DNF in exceeding maximum g


Final 4[edit]

Pos No. Pilot Run Time Pen
1 31 Japan Yoshihide Muroya 55.288
2 18 Czech Republic Petr Kopfstein 55.846
3 8 Czech Republic Martin Sonka 56.533 +2sec1
4 21 Germany Matthias Dolderer 57.943 +3sec2
  • ^1 Pilot received 2 in incorrect level flying
  • ^2 Pilot received 3 in penalties


Standings after the event[edit]

Master Class standings
Pos Pilot Pts
1 Japan Yoshihide Muroya 30
2 Czech Republic Martin Sonka 30
3 Germany Matthias Dolderer 23
4 Czech Republic Petr Kopfstein 17
5 Canada Pete McLeod 14
6 United States Michael Goulian 14
7 Spain Juan Velarde 13
8 Slovenia Peter Podlunsek 12
9 United States Kirby Chambliss 10
10 France Nicolas Ivanoff 10
11 Australia Matt Hall 8
12 Chile Cristian Bolton 4
13 France Mikael Brageot 4
14 France Francois Le Vot 3

Gallery[edit]

Facility
Sideact
Airplane

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chiba". Retrieved May 5, 2017.
  2. ^ "2017 RED BULL AIR RACE CALENDAR ANNOUNCED". Red Bull Air Race. January 19, 2017. Retrieved May 5, 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Event". Red Bull Air Race. Retrieved May 5, 2017.
  4. ^ "Information". Red Bull Air Race. Retrieved May 5, 2017.

External links[edit]

Previous race:
2017 Red Bull Air Race of San Diego
Red Bull Air Race
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Next race:
2017 Red Bull Air Race of Budapest
Previous race:
2016 Red Bull Air Race of Chiba
Red Bull Air Race of Chiba Next race:
2018 Red Bull Air Race of Chiba