KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 (Bernama) -- The organiser of the inaugural 2014 Red Bull Air Race World Championship, Aerolomba Sdn Bhd, have set safety as their top priority to ensure the tournament was incident-free for both competitors and spectators.
Its Chief Operating Officer Junaidi J. Nordin said they have been working closely with several agencies and authorities such as the Fire and Rescue Department, Royal Malaysian Police, Health Ministry and the Red Bull Air Race safety officials since the speed of the race is expected to reach up to 370km/h.
"We will take all the necessary safety measures to make sure our venues have adequate notice boards, signage and information counters to assist and inform the public of the on-site rules and regulations.
"Furthermore, there will be security personnel who will provide the necessary assistance and patrol all our event areas," Junaidi said in a statement, today.
Junaidi added that about 150 safety and 250 security personnel would be deployed for the event that is set to be held in Putrajaya for two days, starting May 17, where the entire perimeter will be cordoned off to make the venue a closely protected zone that offers spectators both safety and comfort.....