Even a basic drone is a complicated piece of technology and machinery. A racing drone is even more high-tech, with lightweight components and custom-built parts inside. Here's what goes into the drones currently racing at the Red Bull Dr.One championships in Spielberg, Austria.
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The escape room scene has gone from a fun day of brain-sweating to serious business. How serious? If you tune in tomorrow, you can catch the Escape Room World Championship, hosted by Red Bull Mind Gamers in Budapest, Hungary -- the supposed birthplace of the "escape room phenomenon". Teams from over 20 countries will duke it out with mind bullets starting 6am AEST.
Video: We've seen skydiving aerobatics performed inside a wind tunnel before, but Jeffrey Provenzano and Amy Chmelecki of Red Bull's "Air Force" take it to the next level using flight suits upgraded with glowing LEDs, and photography tricks that create trails of light following their graceful movements.
Video: There's a lot of money in energy drinks. Red Bull pours a lot of that money back into its sponsorship of Formula 1 and extreme sports, though, and its latest enterprise in partnership with GoPro is The Fourth Phase, a snowboarding adventure documentary in the vein of the also excellent, also Red Bull-ish The Art Of Flight.
Video: Red Bull is continuing its progress towards a full film production house with the release of their latest trailer for The Fourth Phase, a daunting snowboarding docu-film following the powdered pursuits of Travis Rice. The story follows Rice around the hydrological cycle as he chases down some of the most stunning and isolated snow caps created in the north Pacific. Think towering mountains topped off with silky white stuff and Rice getting heli-lifted to these locations before the mandatory Red Bull footage kicks in.
The wait is finally over. After months of teasing a new Aston Martin hypercar, the AM-RB 001 was officially unveiled at Aston Martin’s Gaydon headquarters yesterday. The car is the product of a unique partnership between Red Bull Racing’s F1 outfit and the famed British car manufacturer, bringing together the technical expertise and rich racing heritage from both parties.
GoPro and Red Bull have teamed up in a multi-year, multi-million dollar partnership that sees Red Bull buying a stake in the action camera company and GoPro becoming the exclusive point-of-view camera of choice for the energy drink company's massive international media empire, which covers everything from eSports to extreme sports.
Aston Martin and front-running F1 team Red Bull Racing are coming together and sharing their expertise to build a hypercar, using F1 technology in the same way that Ferrari does in its flagship road cars. RBR chief technical officer Adrian Newey is joining Aston Martin's Marek Reichman to build a brand new road-going vehicle code-named AM-RB 001.
The safety of its cars is one of Formula 1's most controversial aspects, with the open-cockpit open-wheelers suffering several driver head impacts in recent years, some of them critically injuring or even killing drivers. F1's governing body wants 'halo' cockpits introduced into the sport by 2017, despite drivers' mixed feelings, and several different -- incredibly different -- designs are being tested by F1 constructor teams.
An Aussie icon has been re-imagined. As part of the hype around the V8 Supercars' upcoming Gold Coast 600, Red Bull Racing Australia has engineered a one-off, 21st century re-imagining of the Holden Sandman, and if you're at the race this weekend you'll see it taking a sprint or two around the track.
This photo and video of a daredevil from the Red Bull Skydiving team holding a glider while riding another glider makes me giddy with joy and excitement. First, because it's simply amazing -- one stunning, extremely difficult stunt that they executed perfectly.
What a tricky mind trip. Although it looks like this fixed gear biker is playing a video game or stuck inside a M.C. Escher drawing or a part of an optical illusion, he's actually riding on a real bike course made with real ramps and doing real jumps. It just looks crazy from our perspective
The idea of racing a fast car against a fighter jet is nothing new. Top Gear's race between a jet and the Bugatti Veyron comes to mind. Red Bull doesn't care though. It's pitted Daniel Riccardio and his F1 car up against the might of the Royal Australian Air Force. It's a flawed race, but who cares.
Daniel Ricciardo was having such a good weekend. He had just had a cracking race in his F1 debut for Red Bull in Melbourne, becoming the first Aussies to earn a podium finish. Now the FIA has disqualified the young Aussie from the race, alleging that he broke the new rule surrounding restricted fuel use in the race.