Nigel's blog

Thoughts on Texas Motor Speedway Air Race

Posted on: 5 Oct 2015 by: Nigel Lamb

Fort Worth was a roller coaster to say the least! In hindsight, changing the elevator this year was a mistake, but only because we did not have time to set it up well and then have time for me to get used to it.


Posted on: 7 Sep 2015 by: Nigel Lamb

On 18th October my Red Bull Air Race World Champion title will pass to either Matt Hall or Paul Bonhomme. Too much tinkering with elevators and an associated lack of consistency killed my chances a race or two ago.

Home Race - Onwards and Upwards!

Posted on: 21 Aug 2015 by: Nigel Lamb

What a weekend! Congratulations to Paul for a fine win. I will be working hard in the next three races to halt his progress but I fear my chances of retaining the World Championship title have all but disappeared.

Chiba Reflections

Posted on: 26 May 2015 by: Nigel Lamb

Two races flown and we're 3rd in the Championship standings but disappointingly far from the top in terms of points. The gap makes it seem irrelevant that we are in a better points position after two races than we were last year.

Post Abu Dhabi

Posted on: 20 Feb 2015 by: Nigel Lamb

For us, the 2015 season opener in Abu Dhabi was the perfect illustration of the 'bitter / sweet' nature of air race competition.