Now that you’ve got a minute, let’s talk finals. Aside from the last F1 race of 2018 coming up next week, we’re also waving goodbye to some other series for the year. Here’s what you should be watching this weekend in the world of Red Bull.
Go big or go home at the Red Bull Air Race finale (17-18 November)
What a year it’s been in the Red Bull Air Race World Championship! The season began in Abu Dhabi in February and took in stunning locations such as Cannes and Budapest as well as touching down in Wiener Neustadt in a return to its Austrian roots. The championship will come to a close this weekend in Fort Worth in the US, but with Michael Goulian, Martin Sonka and Matt Hall in line for the title, it’ll be all eyes on the sky in this triple battle. Incredibly, there’s a real possibility that all three pilots could tie, which means it’s down to the Race Committee to work out who the winner is! Catch up on all the finale news here.
It’s a WRC Showdown in Australia (15-18 November)
Speaking of battles, it’s been the closest one in a generation over at the FIA World Rally Championship this year. Three drivers face the title showdown this week in Australia: Sébastien Ogier (in his farewell drive for M-Sport Ford), longtime leader Thierry Neuville and superfast driver, Ott Tänak. This season has been full of twists and surprises so we’re hoping for more in New South Wales to see out the season with a bang. It could all go down to the line in Sunday’s Power Stage but depending on the weather conditions, anything could happen! Catch it live on Red Bull TV here.
Get revved up for the MotoGP final in Valencia (17-18 November)
Marquez may have claimed the title but there’s still one race to go in the 2018 MotoGP battle. The action arrives in Valencia this weekend where the much-loved Circuit Ricardo Tormo will say a fond farewell to its 2017 winner, the veteran rider Dani Pedrosa, who will retire from MotoGP at the end of the season and take up a new role as a test rider for Red Bull KTM Factory Racing. A podium would surely be a fitting leaving present for the Spaniard. Incidentally, the Grand Final of the MotoGP eSport Championship will also take place this Friday with 12 players set to fight it out for the title! Catch all the MotoGP news here.
A champion will rise at the F1 Esports Pro Series(16-17 November)
All good things must come to an end. Well, for this year anyway. The F1 Esports battle this season has been nothing short of epic and we’re supremely proud of our Red Bull family challengers, Joni Tormala, Graham Carroll, Frederik Rasmussen, Patrik Holzmann and Cem Bolukbasi. This weekend’s races are Hockenheim, Marina Bay, COTA and Yas Marina – quite the quartet for our fearless drivers! Silver Arrows driver Brendon Leigh has put in a fantastic season but will face a fierce challenge not just from Toro Rosso’s Rasmussen but also his Silver Arrow teammate, Daniel Bereznay. It’s time to take the wheel…
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