After eight years of absence the return of the planes to the sky of Oporto and Gaia could not have been better and and who agrees to this is Martin Sonka, who won the sixth stage of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship circuit.
Who also shared the excitement of the Czech pilot were Pete McLeod (2nd) and Kirby Chambliss (3rd) who accompanied him on the podium in the Master Class and Kevin Coleman who won the Challenger Cup.
In addition to all the excitement with the return to Portugal, the Portuguese stage left another mark in the history of Red Bull Air Race World Championship. On the day of the qualifications, more than 250,000 spectators were present on the banks of the Douro River, this is a new record of assistance on a qualifying day and also a good harbinger for the next day, the day of the great race.
More than 600,000 spectators were present on both banks of the Douro river during the big day. During all the weekend, we have more than 850,000 spectators present creating an spectacular atmosphere and proving that the Red Bull Air Race have place in the sky of Oporto.
No the emotions of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship now go to Lausitz in Germany.
Review here the best moments of this weekend.