Fast cars will always be limited by their surroundings and physical capabilities. Fast planes are free.
The British Red Bull Air Race Champion wasn't the only pilot to received penalties, but his venture below 10 meters earned him a disqualification from the race director during official qualifying for the Master Class in tomorrow's season opener in Abu Dhabi.
Matt Hall didn't win last weekend's Red Bull Air Race in Detroit, but he did get hearts pumping, stalling the plane on a chicane and hitting the water. Amazingly, he corrected and flew out.
The Red Bull Air Race just suffered the first crash in its seven year history. Brazilian pilot Adilson Kindlemann survives plummeting tail first into Perth's Swan River after his engine stalled in the middle of a chicane.