Planes arrive for weekend’s Red Bull Air Race in Indianapolis

Planes that will race during the Red Bull Air Race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Oct. 14 and 15, 2017, arrived at Indianapolis International Airport on Oct. 9, 2017. (WISH Photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The kickoff of the second Red Bull Air Race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway is days away.

On Monday, the planes were assembled at Indianapolis International Airport. The planes were flown in from Germany on a 747, then unloaded and put back together.

The technical director of the show said organizers are more than excited to be back in Indianapolis.

The race will be Saturday and Sunday at the speedway. It’s the final race for the World Championship trophy, with four pilots from three continents in content, the speedway reports.

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