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Dear Reno Air Racing Fans

National Championship Air Races

 Dear Reno Air Racing Fans: 2015 will be a pivotal year in the history of the Reno Air Racing Association (RARA). Although RARA has enjoyed a remarkable fifty plus year span of operations, the truth is that the organization has financial challenges. The tragic events of 2011 only deepened the fiscal concerns. The board of directors, the staff, and the multitude of volunteers that make sure we have ...[Read More]

Reno Air Races Volunteer Fair June 6

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Volunteers opportunities at 2015 National Championship Air Races Reno, Nev. – The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA), newly appointed as a 501(c)(3), will hold a volunteer fair on Sat. June 6 at Pinocchio’s Bar & Grill at 5995 S. Virginia from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the 2015 National Championship Air Races held every Sept. at the Reno Stead Airport. The fair will be in the upper level of Pinocc ...[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

ON SALE

F-22 Raptor and P51 Mustang. Tickets on sale Now

TICKETS ARE ON SALE  NOW!! Purchase through our website www.airrace.org or call our office at 775-972-6663. If you held reserved seats last year, please call the office to reserve the seats you held last year. SHOPPING IN THE STORE IS NOW OPEN ALSO. Purchase shirts, jackets, programs, pins, hats and memorabilia. Thank you for your support! We look forward to seeing you in September.

2015 Rookie School

2015 Rookie School

The dates for the 2015 Pylon Racing Seminar(PRS) will be June 17-20, 2015. The entry application has been posted! Please make sure you contact the class you plan to attend PRS in. For more information, please look at the Rookie School Page.

National Championship Air Races Names Michael Crowell President and CEO

National Championship Air Races Names Michael Crowell President and CEO

Reno, Nev. – The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) has tapped former Coca-Cola executive, Micheal (Mike) Crowell, as president and chief executive officer of the National Championship Air Races. Throughout his established career at Coca-Cola, Crowell managed bottling facilities in the United States, Middle East and Asia. Crowell has a strong reputation as a leader in sales and marketing as well a ...[Read More]

Tickets on sale soon!

National Championship Air Races

Renewal forms have gone out in the mail, to renew the seats you held in 2014. If you did not receive your form, please contact the RARA office at 775-972-6663. Tickets will go on sale to the public on March 3, 2015. You can purchase them from the Air Race website at www.airrace.org , you print them out and they are scanned at the gate, or call the RARA office at the number above. We look forward t ...[Read More]

Statement from Reno Air Racing Association and RARA Event Committee Regarding Precious Metal Disqualification

National Championship Air Races

Sept. 29, 2014 – The passion of our air race fans is truly unmatched and is reflected in the conversations that have gone on since the end of the 2014 National Championship Air Races. It’s unfortunate that the quality of racing during this year’s event has been overshadowed, for some, by the controversy surrounding the disqualification of Precious Metal in the Breitling Unlimited Gold Race. ...[Read More]