17th June, 2015

Great Start for Air Race 1 Season Opener

Air Race 1 saw its 2015 season take off earlier this month in Monastir, Tunisia.

The event was the first ever air race to be hosted on the African continent, and the Tunisian crowd enjoyed some incredible close racing from the top-flight air race pilots flying at average speeds of 373kph.

Bigatmo Air race 1 Aircraft  flying Tunisia

Victory in the Gold Class came from Swedish pilot Thom Richard  in his aircraft “Hot Stuff” and american pilot Philip Goforth won the Silver Class.

In front of a bumper crowd and huge media support, the first stage of the Air Race 1 World Cup season for 2015 was a huge success, and fans can now look forward to the second stage taking place on 28th June in Lleida, Spain.

Bigatmo are delighted to be the Official Eyewear Partner of Air Race 1 and will be supporting the pilots to improve their game even more with eyewear that works well in one of the most demanding flight deck environments in aviation.

Pilots Jay Jones and Philip Goforth are shown here sporting their new Bigatmo sunglasses.

Bigatmo Air Race 1 Jay Jones Tunisia

Bigatmo Air race 1 Philip Goforth Tunisia

Bigatmo sunglasses have been designed, tested and trusted by 100s of pilots across 100s of flight deck environments. View the collection of best sunglasses for pilots here

Air Race 1 is the world series of formula one racing in the sky, the fastest form of motorsport.  Read more about it here