Abu Dhabi, March 13th, 2016 – Motorsport enthusiasts and fans were delighted to rub shoulders with the ace Hamilton Pilot on the eve of the Red Bull Air Race 2016 in Abu Dhabi as Nicolas Ivanoff, Hamilton Brand Ambassador, made a special appearance at the Hamilton store in Marina Mall, Abu Dhabi.
Further to the fans expectations, the Frenchman came up with an impressive display of precision maneuvering and speed during the tournament and emerged victorious, winning the 2016 Red Bull Air Race, Abu Dhabi.
Nicolas greeted the fans and visitors as well as VIP guests at an exclusive event held at the Hamilton store in Marina Mall, Abu Dhabi on March 10th. After an interesting question answer session where a number of the assembled guests put forward their queries, guests and fans were offered the opportunity to have their photograph taken with the champion pilot. One lucky winner from the social media competition was also awarded VIP Sky Lounge tickets to the race and a 1 meter Hamilton plane autographed by Nicolas.
Like Hamilton, Nicolas Ivanoff too shares the same deep-rooted passion for aeronautics and as an ambassador of the brand, Nicolas has achieved phenomenal results during the Red Bull Air Race World Championship finishing first in 2014 at his races in Dallas, Texas in USA and Spielberg in Austria. A keen interest in motor racing and great instinct on the track helps Nicolas to be the one to keep an eye on at every race. He takes an artistic approach to flying, comparing it to “drawing in the sky”. It goes without saying that his style of flying is a delight to watch.
Bringing Hamilton and Nicolas Ivanoff even closer together is a strong mutual commitment to reach the highest levels in skill, performance and thrill factor. Nicolas Ivanoff’s expertise can be found not only in the sky but also in the design and development of Hamilton timepieces, as he provides the brand with invaluable insights on integrating real, relevant aviation functionality into the Khaki Aviation collection.
The Red Bull Air Race World Championship is the fastest motorsport series in the world, featuring 14 of the best race pilots in a pure motorsport competition that combines speed, precision and skill.