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Red Bull Air Race: Arch wins in Budapest

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By Euronews
Red Bull Air Race: Arch wins in Budapest

<p>After Abu Dhabi, Chiba and Rovinj the fourth round of the Red Bull Air Race series took place in Hungary’s spectacular capital city of Budapest.</p> <p>Austrian pilot Hannes Arch produced a disciplined performance over the Danube river to win his second consecutive leg.</p> <p>Former world champion and current standings leader Paul Bonhomme of Great Britain took second while Czech pilot Martin Sonka finished third.</p> <p>After his second straight victory Arch said: ‘‘To win here is very special. I think Budapest is the most beautiful race, and the most typical air race, spectacular in the middle of town, so winning here is something very special.’‘</p> <p>Despite the energy-sapping heatwave tens of thousands of people lined the banks of the Danube to see the return of the Red Bull Air Race in the city after a six-year absence.</p> <p>The next race will be in Ascot England in August.</p>