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Pilots get rare bird’s eye view of Japan’s Mt Fuji

June 3, 2016 Sports No Comments Email Email

image002 (1)With anticipation at an all-time high for the return of the Red Bull Air Race to Chiba on the weekend, the man of the hour – Japan’s own Yoshihide Muroya – led fellow pilots Nigel Lamb (UK) and Martin ©onka (CZE) on an exhilarating flight over iconic Mount Fuji.

At the third stop of the eight-race season, fourteen pilots – including Australia’s Matt Hall – who have climbed to the pinnacle of their elite motorsport will explode into dramatic action in the attempt to gain precious World Championship points.

Designated as a Special Place of Scenic Beauty, “Fuji-san” is Japan’s highest mountain at 3,776 meters (12,389 feet) in height, and it’s also an active volcano; a potent symbol of the race to come this weekend.

Red Bull Air Race World Championship 2016 Stop 3 - Chiba, Japan – Nigel ... (1)

Red Bull Air Race World Championship 2016 Stop 3 – Chiba, Japan

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