1. A Look at Cyber-Interactivity Within Formula One

    Formula One is seen to be the biggest spending sport in the world. Indeed, millions are spent in just developing the car and millions more in sending the cars, the team and much more to the furthest reaches of the earth...

    Sheiban Shakeri Written by Sheiban Shakeri about 5 years ago 158 reads 2 comments

  2. Red Bull Air Race: A Homecoming Fit for a Canadian

    The momentum is picking up and the tickets are being sold. Windsor, Ontario, is getting ready to host the third round of the Red Bull Air Race in 2009...

    Sheiban Shakeri Written by Sheiban Shakeri about 5 years ago 261 reads 0 comments

  3. Sacre Bleu! Nicolas Ivanoff Takes First in the Red Bull Air Race San Diego

    A much more beautiful day in San Diego awaited the fans, the crews, and the pilots for the second round of the Red Bull Air Race...

    Sheiban Shakeri Written by Sheiban Shakeri about 5 years ago 245 reads 0 comments

  4. It's All Arch in San Diego Qualifying.

    The second stop for the Red Bull Air Race is San Diego and is the home race to three pilots: Kirby Chambliss, Michael Goulian, and Mike Mangold. All of whom wanted to steal the limelight from 2008 world champion and Abu Dhabi winner Hannes Arch...

    Sheiban Shakeri Written by Sheiban Shakeri about 5 years ago 70 reads 1 comments

  5. Correspondent's Thoughts: Nigel Lamb's Weight Reduction

    When at the season-opening round at Abu Dhabi, I went to the Temporary Runway (TRW) at the port of Mina Zayed, where it was the fans getting a chance to meet all 15 pilots and having a chance to see the mighty race planes up close...

    Sheiban Shakeri Written by Sheiban Shakeri about 5 years ago 124 reads 0 comments

  6. Red Bull Air Race San Diego Introduction

    The Red Bull Air Race returns to San Diego for the third time next week at San Diego Bay in-between two great Aircraft Carriers: the USS Midway and the USS Ronald Reagan...

    Sheiban Shakeri Written by Sheiban Shakeri about 5 years ago 1,638 reads 1 comments

  7. The Half-Cuban Eight in a Red Bull Air Race: More Than Just a Loop

    In the Red Bull Air Race, two laps around a low-altitude, high-speed track, are performed with a prescribed set of maneuvers. The biggest and most complex maneuver is the half-Cuban eight...

    Sheiban Shakeri Written by Sheiban Shakeri about over 5 years ago 241 reads 0 comments

  8. The Red Bull Air Race Rookie Report

    The Red Bull Air Race season began last weekend with the largest number of pilots competing at 15 including four rookies...

    Sheiban Shakeri Written by Sheiban Shakeri about over 5 years ago 180 reads 0 comments

  9. Red Bull Air Race Abu Dhabi 2009 Live Play-by-Play

    Welcome everybody for raceday at the Red Bull Air Race season opener in Abu Dhabi! I'll be providing the play-by-play again for raceday here in the capital of the United Arab Emirates! Anyways, ...

    Sheiban Shakeri Written by Sheiban Shakeri about over 5 years ago 911 reads 1 comments

  10. A Look Ahead to the Red Bull Air Race Abu Dhabi

    Today is the main event of the Red Bull Air Race Abu Dhabi 2009—the race! Since the United Arab Emirates is an Islamic country, the official days of rest are Friday and Saturday ...

    Sheiban Shakeri Written by Sheiban Shakeri about over 5 years ago 210 reads -1 comments

  11. Thrills, Spills, and Close Calls: Qualifying Day at the Red Bull Air Race Abu Dhabi

    Before the pylons go up, I caught this lovely image of one of the many beaches here in Abu Dhabi! The first round of the top tier of aviation motorsport began on Friday with a qualifying full of thrills, spills, dissapointments and celebrations...

    Sheiban Shakeri Written by Sheiban Shakeri about over 5 years ago 170 reads 0 comments

  12. Hannes Arch Takes Pole in Qualifying and Other Happenings in Abu Dhabi

    In a day filled with thrills, spills and more, Hannes Arch came out on top to take the first point in the Red Bull Air Race World Series in Abu Dhabi. Nicolas Ivanoff took the first qualifying session with an impressive time of 1:31...

    Sheiban Shakeri Written by Sheiban Shakeri about over 5 years ago 89 reads 0 comments

  13. Red Bull Air Race 2009 Play-By-Play: Abu Dhabi

    Welcome to the first round of the Red Bull Air Race in Abu Dhabi! In this article, I'll be doing a play-by-play of what's happening during qualifying day. All times displayed in Abu Dhabi local time (+4 GMT)...

    Sheiban Shakeri Written by Sheiban Shakeri about over 5 years ago 406 reads 0 comments

  14. Smoke On in Abu Dhabi: Red Bull Air Race 2009 Begins With First Round in UAE

    The capital city of the United Arab Emirates is the host for the opening round of the 2009 Red Bull Air Race. Abu Dhabi is not alien to this since they have been hosting the opening round ...

    Sheiban Shakeri Written by Sheiban Shakeri about over 5 years ago 312 reads 0 comments

  15. An Introduction to the Abu Dhabi Red Bull Air Race Track

    Abu Dhabi, for the fifth time, will host the inaugural Red Bull Air Race of 2009. Along with the Emirates' capital hosting in 2009, Abu Dhabi has signed and sealed a contract with the Red Bull ...

    Sheiban Shakeri Written by Sheiban Shakeri about over 5 years ago 498 reads 0 comments

  16. Smoke on for 2009: A Season Preview of the Red Bull Air Race

    Welcome back to the Red Bull Air Race for 2009! 2008 was a year when the Red Bull Air Race was making the turn into a serious sport, and now with four rookies added into the mix and ...

    Sheiban Shakeri Written by Sheiban Shakeri about over 5 years ago 252 reads 2 comments

  17. "Lie-Gate" Is Annoying!

    I'm a follower of Formula One. I love race cars, new technologies, and breakneck speeds. What I don't like is the constant bickering and coverage of an incident which should by all means be done with by now...

    Sheiban Shakeri Written by Sheiban Shakeri about over 5 years ago 241 reads 19 comments

  18. Red Bull Air Race Aircraft of 2009: Who'll Be Flying What?

    The 2009 Red Bull Air Race season will begin in less than two months, and with the schedule set, the pilots ready to fly and the tickets on sale, we wonder as to who will be flying what and what their aircraft will look like...

    Sheiban Shakeri Written by Sheiban Shakeri about over 5 years ago 1,297 reads 2 comments

  19. What Does 2009 Hold For Air Racing's Experienced Pilots? Pt. 3: Positions 1-4

    Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } /* Style Definitions */ table...

    Sheiban Shakeri Written by Sheiban Shakeri about over 5 years ago 129 reads 2 comments

  20. And The Winner of the 2009 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Is...Etihad Airways

    With a new Grand Prix comes a new and somewhat local track sponsor—Etihad Airways. Etihad is billed as the official airlines of the United Arab Emirates and has received awards from various ...

    Sheiban Shakeri Written by Sheiban Shakeri about over 5 years ago 626 reads 4 comments

  21. What Happened to Steve Jones?

    Everybody in the air racing community has been asking what happened to the likable Englishman after the roster came out with only 15, as opposed to 16 pilots in the premier series of air racing...

    Sheiban Shakeri Written by Sheiban Shakeri about over 5 years ago 583 reads 3 comments

  22. What Does 2009 Hold For Air Racing's Experienced Pilots? Pt. 2: Positions 5-8

    For Part II of my 2008 pilot analyses for the Red Bull Air Race, I will be looking at the mid-field. This group was one where they had a combination of both good and bad luck in equal doses...

    Sheiban Shakeri Written by Sheiban Shakeri about over 5 years ago 132 reads 0 comments

  23. What Does 2009 Hold for Air Racing's Experienced Pilots? Pt. 1: Positions 9-12

    The Red Bull Air Race enters its seventh season during April in Abu Dhabi (with the reporter being present at the event)...

    Sheiban Shakeri Written by Sheiban Shakeri about over 5 years ago 130 reads 2 comments

  24. What's in a Name?: Why National Teams Should Stay Out of Formula One

    First it was Force India, with Vijay Mallya using the slogan "the force of a billion hearts," now it is USF1 planning to be an all-American team, led by Australian Peter Windsor! Formula ...

    Sheiban Shakeri Written by Sheiban Shakeri about over 5 years ago 355 reads 11 comments

  25. Lewis Hamilton Penalized Five Spots as Precaution

    Just six weeks before the curtain for the 2009 Formula One season rises, the FIA have announced Lewis Hamilton will receive a five-place penalty as a precaution to "any trouble that ...

    Sheiban Shakeri Written by Sheiban Shakeri about over 5 years ago 1,709 reads 15 comments