Media Alert - Windsor celebrates opening of Red Bull Air Race Airport



    
    --Media invited to official opening of the Red Bull Air Race Airport and
    press conference with Canadian pilot, Pete McLeod on Wednesday, June 10,
    2009--
    

    WINDSOR, ON, June 9 /CNW/ - Fasten your seatbelts; it's time to fly!
Bernd Loidl, CEO, Red Bull Air Race World Championship and Canadian pilot,
Pete McLeod - the youngest and first-ever Canadian to compete in the
Championship - will celebrate the official opening of the Red Bull Air Race
Airport TOMORROW, only days before the international race touches down on the
Rose City.
    Pete Mcleod will also be announcing his exciting new partnership with
Caesars Windsor, a proud sponsor of the Red Bull Air Race in Windsor, Ontario.
    The Red Bull Air Race World Championship takes flight in Windsor on June
13 and 14 showcasing the world's best pilots who will be twisting and turning
through a low-level aerial track navigating air-filled pylons only feet above
water. But that's not all! These air-devils will be racing at speeds reaching
370 km/h (230 mph) while withstanding forces of up to 12G. That's fast!
    Get a sneak peak of the Red Bull Air Race Airport and find out the inside
scoop from Bernd Loidl and Pete McLeod before thousands of spectators witness
this spectacular race in the sky. This year is the first time a Canadian city
is solely hosting the Red Bull Air Race World Championship, as Windsor marks
the third of six stops in 2009.

    
    WHAT:     Red Bull Air Race World Championship Windsor
              Official Opening of Red Bull Air Race Airport and Press
              Conference

    WHO:      Bernd Loidl, CEO, Red Bull Air Race Championship
              Pete McLeod, youngest and first-ever Canadian pilot to
              participate in Red Bull Air Race

    WHERE:    Red Bull Air Race Airport (Windsor International Airport)
              3200 County Road 42
              Windsor, Ontario

    WHEN:     Wednesday, June 10, 2009 @ 11:00 a.m. ET
    





For further information:

For further information: Alana Lipton, Melissa Legaspi, (416) 979-1120 x
222 or 272, (416) 716-1552 or (416) 786-8527, Edelman,
Alana.Lipton@Edelman.com, Melissa.Legaspi@Edelman.com; Sonia Klinger, Josée
Laperrière, Red Bull Canada, (647) 283-7211, (647) 680-2855,
sonia.klinger@ca.redbull.com, josee.laperriere@ca.redbull.com

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