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RARA Announces Winner of Checkered Flag Signed by all the Pilots

National Championship Air Races

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!

National Championship Air Races

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.

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

National Championship Air Races

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]

Wednesday, September 12th is Nevada Appreciation Day

Wednesday, September 12th is Nevada Appreciation Day

  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12th IS NEVADA APPRECIATION DAY AT THE STIHL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP AIR RACES   -Nevada residents get $5.00 general admission-   RENO, Nev. [August 29, 2018] – The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) is pleased to announce Wednesday, September 12th has been named Nevada Appreciation Day at the 55th STIHL National Championship Air Races. All current Nevada residents will b ...[Read More]

RARA Announces Racer Lineup for 2018 STIHL National Championship Air Races

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Racers Announced for the 55th  STIHL National Championship Air Races Reno, Nev. – The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) is pleased to announce the highly-anticipated racing lineup for the 55th STIHL National Championship Air Races, scheduled September 12-16, 2018 at Reno-Stead Airport. The event will feature six racing classes including Unlimited, Jet, Sport, T6, Formula One and Biplane, with spe ...[Read More]

RARA Issues Call for Security Volunteers

National Championship Air Races

RENO AIR RACING ASSOCIATION ISSUES CALL FOR SECURITY VOLUNTEERS RENO, Nev. – The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) issued a call for volunteers for security and gate control at this year’s STIHL National Championship Air Races, scheduled September 12-16th at the Reno-Stead Airport. Volunteers are needed for security and gate control. RARA will work with volunteers to schedule convenient days and ...[Read More]

RARA Announces New Deputy Director of Operations and Deputy Air Bosses

National Championship Air Races

Reno Air Racing Association Announces New Deputy Director of Operations and Deputy Air Bosses for the STIHL National Championship Air Races -Scheduled for September 12-16, 2018 at Reno-Stead Airport-  Reno, Nev. – The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) is pleased to announce Mike O’Brien as Deputy Director of Operations, Walter A. “Tony” Grady Jr. Deputy Air Boss of Race Operations and Owen Ashurs ...[Read More]

NAHI Announces Line Up for 55th STIHL National Championship Air Races

NAHI Announces Line Up for 55th STIHL National Championship Air Races

THE NATIONAL AVIATION HERITAGE INVITATIONAL LLC RELEASES THE AIRCRAFT LINEUP -At the 55THAnnual STIHL National Championship Air Races, Sept. 12-16- RENO, Nev. – The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) and the National Aviation Heritage Invitational LLC (NAHI) are thrilled to present some of the nation’s most skillfully-restored aircraft that will be on display at the 55thannual STIHL National Champ ...[Read More]

Commemorative Air Force Southern California Wing (CAF SoCal) to the 2018 Lineup of Performers

Commemorative Air Force Southern California Wing (CAF SoCal) to the 2018 Lineup of Performers

Reno Air Racing Association Adds Commemorative Air Force to the 2018 Lineup for the 55th Annual STIHL National Championship Air Races The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) is pleased to announce that the Commemorative Air Force Southern California Wing (CAF SoCal) will join the 2018 lineup of performers at the 55th annual STIHL National Championship Air Races, scheduled September 12-16, 2018. In ...[Read More]

RARA Announces Military Appreciation Day, Friday September 14

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  RENO AIR RACING ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES MILITARY APPRECIATION DAY, FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 14  at the 2018 STIHL National Championship Air Races RENO, Nev. [July 26, 2018] – The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) is pleased to announce they have named Friday, September 14th as Military Appreciation Day, sponsored by Mercer-Fraser Company. All current and former Active Duty, Reserve and National Guar ...[Read More]