Air Race News

Mike O’Brien Named Director of Operations

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THE RENO AIR RACING ASSOCIATION NAMES MIKE O’BRIEN NEW DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS RENO, Nev. [November 20, 2018] – The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) announced today that MikeO’Brien has been named Director of Operations. Mike brings over 25 years of senior corporate and operations management to the position as well as an extensive background working with the FAA. Beginning his aviation career in ...[Read More]

RARA Announces Partnership to Expand Air Racing in China

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The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) is pleased to announce a ten-year agreement with First General Aviation Operation & Management (Beijing) Co., Ltd (FGAOM) to expand closed course, multi-class pylon air racing into China. As part of this partnership, FGAOM receives a license to utilize the RARA brand, intellectual property and consulting support to plan and implement closed-course pylon a ...[Read More]

STIHL National Championship Air Races Now a Featured Event of Grunt Style Air Show Majors Tour

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 23, 2018 THE STIHL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP AIR RACES INCLUDED AS A FEATURED EVENT IN THE GRUNT STYLE AIR SHOW MAJORS TOUR BEGINNING IN 2019 –Expanding the Audience of the World’s Fastest Motorsport – RENO, Nev. [October 23, 2018] – The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) is pleased to announce that the STIHL National Championship Air Races will be included in ...[Read More]

RARA Announces Winner of Checkered Flag Signed by all the Pilots

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RARA  announces the winner of the Checkered Flag signed by all of the participating pilots! Winning Number: A-1538717   Please contact the RARA office by calling (775) 972-6663 to authenticate your ticket and receive prize collection information.

RARA Announces Winner of 50/50 Raffle!

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RARA announces the lucky winner of the 50/50 raffle! Winning Number #A 2944313 Please contact the RARA office by calling (775) 972-6663 to authenticate your ticket and receive prize collection information.

The Reno Air Racing Association Announces Results from Sunday, September 16th

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 16, 2018 The Reno Air Racing Association Announces Results from Sunday, September 16th -At the 55thAnnual STIHL National Championship Air Races- Reno, Nev.– The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) announces the results of the Gold Races of the 55th annual STIHL National Championship Air Races held at Reno-Stead Airport on Sunday, September 16, 2018. The final day of ...[Read More]

STIHL National Championship Air Races Announces Results from Saturday, September 15th

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2018 STIHL National Championship Air Races Announces Results from Saturday, September 15th Reno, Nev.– The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) announces the results of Saturday’s race heats held at Reno-Stead Airport on Saturday, September 15, 2018. The STIHL National Championship Air Races kicked off on Saturday with the Welcoming Ceremonies, and the National An ...[Read More]

STIHL National Championship Air Races Announces Results from Friday, September 14

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 14, 2018 STIHL National Championship Air Races Announces Results from Friday, September 14 Reno, Nev.– The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) announces the results of Friday’s race heats held at Reno-Stead Airport on Friday, September 14, 2018. Today, was Military Day at the STIHL National Championship Air Races where all current and former Active Duty, Reserve and ...[Read More]

STIHL National Championship Air Races Announces Results from Thursday, September 13

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 13, 2018 STIHL National Championship Air Races Announces Results from Thursday, September 13 Reno, Nev.– The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) announces the results of Thursday’s race heats held at Reno-Stead Airport on Thursday, September 13, 2018. Today’s events kicked off with Welcoming Ceremonies featuring Jen Grant singing the National Anthem and was followed ...[Read More]

Win a Ride with the John Klatt Airshow Team with Purchase of Reserved Grandstand Tickets on Thursday 9/13!

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Here is your chance to experience the ride of a lifetime! Everyone with Reserved Grandstand tickets for Thursday, September 13th will be automatically entered to win an exclusive FREE ride with the John Klatt Airshow team! This ride will take place at the end of the day following the races and after all performances on Thursday’s schedule. Feel the speed and thrill of riding with one of our perfor ...[Read More]