Kirby Chambliss announces Tempest as Team Partner for 2014 Red Bull Air Race World Championship


Eloy, AZ February 17, 2014 --- Team Chambliss announces Tempest as a personal team partner for the 2014 Red Bull Air Race season which kicks off February 28th in Abu Dhabi, UAE. “Tempest is proud of our longstanding relationship with Kirby Chambliss and his team. We are extremely honored to be a part of Kirby’s team in the upcoming Red Bull Air Race World Championship as Kirby sets his sites on yet another world championship! ,” said John Herman, President Tempest Plus Marketing Group. Kirby Chambliss said,
“We have had a long term, great partnership with John Herman and his team at Tempest. Their products are the finest and their team is always ready to provide the best service and products! Our team is in Abu Dhabi for the first Red Bull Air Race of the season now. We are ready to go and will push hard to win a third World Championship this year.”

Tempest is the leading brand of aviation pneumatic, filtration and ignition components including a complete line of OEM dry air pumps, oil filters, ignition components, spark plugs, specialty tools and PowerFlite® starters and alternators. Manufacturing facilities are located in Gibsonville, NC, Lakeview and Waterford, MI with sales and marketing offices located in Greenville, SC and Atlanta, GA. The Tempest slogan says it all…Tempest – World’s Best Aviation Spark Plugs and Oil Filters!

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Kirby Chambliss:

Kirby Chambliss is the most consistently successful pilot in the history of the Red Bull Air Races. With two RBAR World Championships and eight race victories under his belt and is looking for his third World Championship this year. Kirby has landed on the podium at least once in all seven years he has competed with his RBAR career spanning back to 2003. “My team and I are very excited about racing again in 2014. As always, I will be pushing hard to win!” said Kirby who has spent so much time flying his Zivko Edge 540's he now jokes that the plane controls and wings are a mere extension of his own arms. To date, Kirby is a five time U.S. National Aerobatic Champion and has accumulated 13 medals in world aerobatic competition. Named one of the top aerobatic pilots in the world, Kirby was invited to compete in the first Red Bull Air Race events in the early 2000's. Along with the intense Red Bull Air Race schedule Kirby will be performing his aerobatic routine at Air Shows and events throughout the United States and Mexico this year.

Red Bull Air Race: The world’s fastest motorsport, the International Red Bull Air Races back in the skies with an eight race World Championship staged in seven countries and on three continents. Two United States locations will be held in Dallas/Ft Worth at Texas Motor Speedway September 6-7 and in Las Vegas at Las Vegas Motor Speedway October 11-12. 12 pilots, including two-time World Champion and Red Bull NA sponsored Kirby Chambliss, will be competing for the World Championship. The Red Bull Air Races are the world’s fastest motorsport. The 2014 Red Bull Air Races kick off in Abu Dhabi February 28th.

Visit Team Chambliss website: Follow the Team on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram at @kirbychambliss. Red Bull Air Race website: Tempest website:

For more information contact Debby Standefer, Team Chambliss,, 303.862.2869

Source: Tempest

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