Red Bull Air Race takes over IMS this weekend

SPEEDWAY, Ind. (WISH) — The racing capitol of the world is moving from cars to planes.

Indianapolis Motor Speedway has revamped the speedway for planes.

Pilots will follow an aerial race track this weekend at the Red Bull Air Race.

The pros practiced and landed at IMS on Thursday.

Satureday is a practice open to the public and Sunday is race day.

It’s the semi final round for this season’s Red Bull World Championship.

The pilots will fly above the brickyard faster than 250 miles per hour.

IMS is expecting around 40,000 people for the race.