The Reno Air Racing Association is gearing up for the 54th National Championship Air Races. Every year, we invite qualified media representatives to cover the world’s fastest motor sport. If that’s you, our online application is now live. You can fill out the application here: http://airrace.org/contact/media/
Reno, Nev. – The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) today announced that the Texas Flying Legends Museum will race four planes and perform with six planes at the 2017 National Championship Air Races. “The Texas Flying Legends Museum is dedicated to honoring past generations and inspiring the leaders of tomorrow through active displays of WWII warbirds,” Mike Crowell, President and CEO of RARA said ...[Read More]
Reno, Nev. – The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) today announced that Dr. Frederick W. Telling has joined the RARA Board of Directors. Telling has served as president of the T-6 Racing Association since 2008. “On behalf of the Reno Air Racing Association, we are thrilled to welcome Fred Telling to the board,” President/CEO Mike Crowell said. “Fred brings an extensive corporate background and no ...[Read More]
Donations allow organization to support community Reno, Nev. – As a 501 (c)(3) non-profit, the Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) is a proud supporter of the community. In 2016, RARA gave more than $114,000 to support non-profits who have worked with the organization. “We are incredibly honored to work with organizations such as Big Brothers Big Sisters, the Veterans Guest House and the Trauma Int ...[Read More]
Looking for holiday gifts or stocking stuffers? Take 15% off all merchandise at the National Championship Air Races webstore through 12-31 with coupon code “RARA2016”! The last day to order merchandise with standard shipping for Christmas delivery is 12-18. Expedited shipping rates will apply to orders placed from 12-19 through 12-22. Shipping for orders placed between 12-23 and 1-2-17 will begin ...[Read More]
Reno, Nev. – The Reno Air Racing Association today announced that tickets for the 54th National Championship Air Races, taking place September 13 – 17, 2017, are on sale at airrace.org. General admission tickets, pit passes, Chairman’s tent and awards banquet tickets can now be purchased online. Reserved seating will be available for purchase online in early March 2017. “We are coming off a ...[Read More]
Friends and Fans Mourn the Passing of William “Bill” Kerchenfaut By: Scott Germain Air racing, as a sport and a family, lost a pioneer and luminary during the early morning hours of Friday, November 11, 2016. William “Bill” Kerchanfaut passed away in Santa Clara, California, after suffering a stroke several days earlier. His sister and close friends were with him. “Kerch,” as he was known to frien ...[Read More]
The National Championship Air Races were saddened to learn this morning of the passing of R.A. “Bob” Hoover. An accomplished pilot himself with an air show career that spanned nearly 50 years, we were honored to have Bob join us in September at this year’s races. Described as “the best stick and rudder man” who ever lived, Bob entertained in Reno for many years. Bob was a f ...[Read More]
Our President/CEO wrote an op-ed, which was published in the Reno Gazette-Journal. You can read the full article here. Thanks for your continued support of the National Championship Air Races!
Missing the Air Races already? Well, you are in luck. We’ve been working on updating the historical race results pages by adding new information from previous years. If you want to take a look, click here.