The Red Bull Air Race World Championship will return in 2015, featuring eight stops spanning the globe, including five of the most popular locations from the 2014 season.
In additon, the season will visit new locations in Japan and Russia. In the United States, the series will once again hold races in Fort Worth, Texas, and Las Vegas, Nevada.
Each of the eight races will air as a full-length broadcast in the USA on FOX Sports 1, with television times to be announced soon.
The sport’s eighth season kicks off on Feb. 13-14 with an opener in Abu Dhabi, and will then continue with a first-ever race in Japan (Chiba) on May 16-17, followed by a stop in another new country, Russia, which will host a race in the sports-focused city of Sochi on May 30-31. Budapest, Hungary – which hosted seven races between 2003 and 2009 – will be back on the calendar with a stop on July 4-5.
The second half of the 2015 Red Bull Air Race World Championship season returns to Ascot, Great Britain, on Aug. 15-16, before it moves to Spielberg, Austria, on Sept. 5-6. The season concludes with two stops in the United States – Fort Worth in Texas on Sept. 26-27 and then the season finale on Oct. 17-18 in Las Vegas.
Ticketing for the 2015 season has already begun.