Thrill Ride: What It Takes to Fly a Red Bull Air Race

Aug. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Ascot, just outside London, hosted the fifth round of the Red Bull Air Race Championship last weekend. The event sees some of the world's best pilots go head to head in a death-defying time trail. Bloomberg caught up with one of the pilots, Nigel Lamb, to find out what it takes to race in the sky.

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45:18 - Bank of America Vice Chairman Anne Finucane and illycaffè Chairman Andrea Illy discuss the importance of environmental, social and governance investing with Bloomberg's David Gura at Bloomberg's The Year Ahead summit in New York. (Source: Bloomberg)
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