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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.

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 Announces New Deputy Director of Operations and Deputy Air Bosses

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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]

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]

RARA Will Help Educate Youth About Aviation and Technology

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RENO AIR RACING ASSOCIATION WILL HELP EDUCATE LOCAL YOUTH ABOUT AVIATION AND TECHNOLOGY AT RENO ACES EDUCATION DAY, MAY 15 RENO, Nev. – The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) is excited to announce they will be partnering with the Reno Aces for Education Day on May 15 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Greater Nevada Field. RARA’s STEM Education Center Coordinator, Reza Karamooz, his GRADD-NVBAA team ...[Read More]

RARA Welcomes Two New Local Members to the Board of Directors

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The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) announced today that it has expanded its Board of Directors and welcomes two new local members, Tony Logoteta and Bobbi Thompson following the vote at the April 26 Board Meeting. “We are so fortunate to have Tony and Bobbi joining the Board. Beyond their day-to-day operational expertise, they bring local ties, management and aviation experience to enhance the ...[Read More]

RARA Will Display Air Racing Plane at “The Biggest Little Birthday” Reno 150 Celebration

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The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) will be participating as a vendor at “The Biggest Little Birthday” Reno 150 Celebration at Greater Nevada Field on Wednesday, May 9 from 4:00 – 6:30 p.m. RARA will display a race plane and have a booth at the event where discounted General Admission tickets will be available for the 55th annual STIHL National Championship Air Races. “We are excited to be part ...[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]

RENO AIR RACING ASSOCIATION SECURES LICENSE FOR 2018-2019 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP AIR RACES

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RENO, Nev. – The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) announced today that the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority (RTAA) has approved a new two-year licensing agreement extending through 2019. “We are pleased to come to an agreement with the RTAA,” remarks RARA COO, Tony Logoteta. “The National Championship Air Races is the only event of its kind in the world, and 2018 marks the 55th year of this spectacu ...[Read More]

Episode 2/3 of 2017 STIHL National Championship Air Races “YOU HAVE A RACE!” to air on NBC Sports Network SUNDAY, APRIL 8

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Reno, Nev. – The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) is excited to announce the second of three one-hour episodes of the 2017 National Championship Air Races will air on NBC Sports Network on Sunday, April 8, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. EDT. The second show titled “You Have a Race!” will air on Sunday, April 8 from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EDT / 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. PDT on NBC Sports Network. The fastest mot ...[Read More]