Muroya: "The team is helped a lot by the fans. The last run was just as we planned."
Last run of the Chiba race and we are beside ourselves! Yoshi is sitting in the top spot with just Sonka to fly...
Here comes the current standings leader... 194.3kts through the start
And the first split is green! This is tense...
And there it is... 56.533 for Sonka and he has blown it!
Muroya takes a second consecutive home win and moves up the World Championship rankings!
What an epic achievement!
FINAL 4 RESULT:
Muroya: "It's really great! There was some luck today. The last run was really solid and we had a good race. I am really happy to win. It's bit support and pressure for me at the home race."
Muroya moves into joint 1st place in the 2017 World Championship standings with Martin Sonka
OFFICIAL PRESS CONFERENCE STARTS AT 1700 LOCAL TIME
Thank you for joining us here in Japan for round 3 of the 2017 Red Bull Air Race World Championship. What a phenomenal few days and a spectacular result for Japan's Yoshi Muroya. Round 4 will be even more competitive with Sonka and Muroya in joint first place in the standings. See you there!