Every race team is known for their racing number, but have you ever wondered about the origin of that number? Have you ever wondered how the number was chosen? Red Bull Air Race talked to some of the racers, including your favorite pilot Mike Goulian, about the history behind their racing numbers:
RED BULL AIR RACE PILOTS THANK LUCKY NUMBERS
SALZBURG, Austria – For some pilots in the Red Bull Air Race World Championship the number they sport on their race plane has special significance and is often linked to an inspiring hero or a family member. It might just be a coincidence but the pilots making the headlines at the moment have interesting stories behind their team identity. We’re not a superstitious bunch and success in the race is only a little to do with luck but it seems these pilots might be getting an extra share of it thanks to their magic numbers.