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2004 Red Bull Air Race World Series season

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Subject: Red Bull Air Race World Championship, Kirby Chambliss, Péter Besenyei, Steve Jones (aviator), Mike Mangold, Klaus Schrodt, Nicolas Ivanoff, Frank Versteegh, Paul Bonhomme, Alejandro Maclean
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2004 Red Bull Air Race World Series season

2004 Red Bull Air Race World Championship
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The 2004 Red Bull Air Race World Series season was the 2nd Red Bull Air Race World Series season. It debuted on June 20, 2004 and ended on September 18.

In the 2004 season, the number of air race venues increased from 2 to 3 locations. The leg Zeltweg in Austria made place to RAF Kemble in the United Kingdom, and Reno, Nevada in the USA was added to the programme.

In addition to the previous year's competitors, three pilots from the USA, Mike Mangold, Michael Goulian and David Martin, Dutch Frank Versteegh and French Nicolas Ivanoff took part at the air races in 2004. American Kirby Chambliss, became champion in 2004 with a total of 17 points winning 2 of the 3 air races, followed by Hungarian Peter Besenyei (12 points), who won the both air races in 2003. British Steve Jones and German Klaus Schrodt shared the 3rd place with 8 points.

Race calendar

2004 Red Bull Air Race World Series
Race Calendar
Leg Date Place Country
1 June 20 RAF Kemble United Kingdom United Kingdom
2 August 20 River Danube, Budapest Hungary Hungary
3 September 18 Reno, Nevada United States United States

Standings and results

2004 Red Bull Air Race World Series
Standings and Results
Rank Pilot GBR United Kingdom HUN Hungary USA United States Total Points
1 Kirby Chambliss 1 1 2 17
2 Peter Besenyei 3 3 3 12
3 Steve Jones 2 4 7 8
3= Klaus Schrodt 4 2 DNS 8
5 Mike Mangold DNP DNP 1 6
6 Frank Versteegh 5 6 DNS 3
6= Michael Goulian DNP DNP 4 3
8 Paul Bonhomme 6 7 6 2
8= Nicolas Ivanoff DNP 5 DNS 2
8= David Martin DNP DNP 5 2
11 Alejandro Maclean DNP 8 DNS 0


  • DNP: Did not participate
  • DNS: Did not show


2004 Red Bull Air Race World Series
Aircraft Constructor Pilot
Extra 230 Extra Flugzeugbau Nicolas Ivanoff
Extra 300L Extra Flugzeugbau Frank Versteegh
Extra 300S Extra Flugzeugbau Klaus Schrodt
Sukhoi Su-26 Sukhoi Corporation Alejandro Maclean
Zivko Edge 540 Zivko Aeronautics Mike Mangold

External links

  • Details of 2004 Air Races
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