By Adeline Teoh
The Red Bull Air Race series is one of the world’s most exciting, most ambitious, promotional exercises, but how does the brand combine its daring reputation with the safety and security requirements of an emerging motorsport?
Speed. Skill. Agility. Mental and physical toughness. And the ability to withstand forces of up to 12G. That’s what it takes to be a Red Bull Air Race pilot according to Luke Robinson, Global Head of Safety and Security for the Red Bull Air Race. What he doesn’t list, although it becomes apparent, is what is required of being in charge of safety and security of what is surely one of the most