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Team FALKEN's Yoshihide Muroya Places 2nd in the First Race of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship 2018

 

February 5, 2018

 

Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. is pleased to announce that Team FALKEN's Master Class pilot Yoshihide Muroya, whom we are proud to sponsor through our FALKEN brand, has placed second in the first race of this year's Red Bull Air Race World Championship, which was held this past February 2 (Fri.)~3 (Sat.) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

 
Yoshihide Muroya's Race Plane (Team FALKEN)Trophy Podium (Left : Yoshihide Muroya)

 
 

The only pilot from Asia competing in the Master Class of the Red Bull Air Race Championship, Yoshihide Muroya won a personal best four out of eight races in last year's season as he soared to victory to become World Champion. In the first race of this year's season, Mr. Muroya once again demonstrated his fantastic high-speed, high-precision flying skills from the preliminary heat up through the main event to place an impressive 2nd for yet another podium finish. The next race will be held in April in Cannes, France, so we hope that you will continue to watch and cheer for Mr. Muroya as he soars toward victory with his sights set on capturing World Champion title for the second year in a row.

Our global FALKEN brand is widely renowned for high-performance tires developed using the latest cutting-edge technologies and further refined through our active participation in competitive motorsports and ongoing efforts to fulfill the exacting demands of global automakers. Meanwhile, Mr. Muroya is an outstanding pilot whose hard-won skills have taken him to competitions around the world. Recognizing the strong compatibility between this remarkable pilot and FALKEN's own brand image, Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. is proud to continue supporting his Team FALKEN for the fourth consecutive year. Through our ongoing support of Mr. Muroya, we will continue to promote FALKEN's image as a youthful and energetic brand.


<Red Bull Air Race World Championship>
Created in 2003, the Red Bull Air Race World Championship has held more than 80 races around the globe. The Red Bull Air Race World Championship features the world's best race pilots in a pure motorsport competition that combines speed, precision and skill. Using the fastest, most agile, lightweight racing planes, pilots hit speeds of 370kmh while enduring forces of up to 10G as they navigate a low-level slalom track marked by 25-meter-high, air-filled pylons. In 2014, the Challenger Cup was conceived to help the next generation of pilots develop the skills needed for potential advancement to the Master Class that vies for the World Championship.
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<Red Bull Air Race World Championship 2018 Race Schedule>
Apr. 21 (Sat.) / 22 (Sun.) Cannes (France)
May 26 (Sat.) / 27 (Sun.) TBA (Europe)
Jun. 23 (Sat.) / 24 (Sun.)Budapest (Hungary)
Aug. 4 (Sat.) / 5 (Sun.)TBA (Asia)
Aug. 25 (Sat.) / 26 (Sun.)Kazan (Russia)
Oct. 6 (Sat.) / 7 (Sun.)Indianapolis (USA)
TBA (November)TBA (Asia)



 


 

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