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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.

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

National Championship Air Races

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

National Championship Air Races

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

National Championship Air Races

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

National Championship Air Races

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]

RARA Announces Racer Lineup for 2018 STIHL National Championship Air Races

National Championship Air Races

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 Welcomes Bobbi Thompson as VP of Strategic Planning

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RENO, Nev [April 26, 2018] – The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) is pleased to welcome Bobbi Thompson to the team as VP of Strategic Planning. Bobbi Thompson is currently the Airport Manager at Minden Airport and brings her knowledge of the aviation industry to assist RARA with sponsorship coordination and operational efficiency. Bobbi Thompson has successfully run the Minden Air Show for ...[Read More]

Showtimes Announced For Three NBC Sports One-Hour Episodes of the 2017 STIHL National Championship Air Races

National Championship Air Races

The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) is excited to announce the dates and times for three, one-hour shows of the 2017 National Championship Air Races airing on NBC Sports Network on March 31, April 8, and April 21, 2018 “We are excited to partner with STIHL and NBC Sports to air the 2017 Nation Championship Air Races on television,” said Fred Telling, CEO and Chairman of the Board of the Reno Ai ...[Read More]

Reserved Tickets Now On Sale for 2018 National Championship Air Races

STIHL 55th Annual National Championship Air Races Announces Reserved Tickets Now On Sale Reserved tickets for the STIHL 55th annual National Championship Air Races are now on sale. The event is scheduled September 12-16, 2018 at the Reno-Stead Airport and tickets can be purchased at www.airrace.org in the following options/categories: Reserved Tickets General Admission Pit Passes Chairman’s Tent T ...[Read More]

National Championship Air Races to be site of unmanned aerial challenge

National Championship Air Races to be site of unmanned aerial challenge

Reno, Nev. – With help from partner Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide, the National Championship Air Races will be home to the first-ever Small UAS Challenge during this September’s 51st event. The challenge, which is free to enter and takes place Sept. 12 – 14, will test a number of skills and demonstrate a variety of small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS). The Small UAS ...[Read More]