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The National Championship Air Races Pylon Racing Seminar Expects 86 Participants

National Championship Air Races

PRS is an annual safety briefing and qualifying seminar for September races Reno, Nev. – The 18th annual National Championship Air Races Pylon Racing Seminar (PRS) will be held June 17-20 at the Reno Stead Airport. PRS is a qualifying and safety seminar for pilots new to the National Championship Air Races. This year’s event, which is not open to the public, expects more than 58 airplanes and 86 p ...[Read More]

Reno Air Racing Association approved as Non-Profit

Reno, Nev. – The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) has secured its 501(c)(3), non-profit status. This will be the first year the organization will operate as a non-profit, bringing benefits to both RARA and its donors. “This is huge for us and the future of the air races,” said Mike Crowell, CEO of the Reno Air Racing Association. “The Reno Air Races have always been a community event and we look ...[Read More]

2015 Race Entry Application

2015 Race Entry Application

The entry application for this year’s race is posted! The entry deadline is June 26th, 2015. Please see the Racer Application for complete information.

Merchandise Store Open

National Championship Air Races

Our new online merchandise store is open! Please check back frequently as we will be adding more items soon. If you are looking for something you don’t see, please call us in the office for assistance. 775-972-6663

Statement from the National Championship Air Races

National Championship Air Races

Reno, Nev. – Today, at approximately 3:30 p.m., there was an incident involving one of our participating sport aircraft during the qualifying heat. The pilot is deceased. Per the policy of the Reno Air Racing Association, the name of the pilot and aircraft will not be released pending notification of next of kin. Flying has been cancelled for the remainder of today. Currently, the event will resum ...[Read More]