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Kent takes 4th Place in Formula 1 Gold Race

We are excited to announce that Kent placed 4th in the National Championship Air Races Formula 1 Gold race on Sunday. The team’s modifications to the plane increased its speed substantially, moving up nine places over their 2018 finish in 5th place Silver. Kent flew tight lines on the course,

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Kent Places 3rd in First Gold Race

After qualifying 4th overall, Kent finished the first Gold race in 3rd place, gaining one position. Kent’s tight lines on the course and precise turns held off 4th place veteran racer Sleeper in Race 81. Kent flies tomorrow at 9am PDT in the second Gold heat race. His 3rd place

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The Race Start

Formula One starts each race with a formation takeoff. Eight planes line up in rows of 3-2-3. Planes stage on the runway 10 minutes before race start. Each team has a tow vehicle with a tow bar to pull the plane from its pit to the runway. After the tow

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First Race Thursday

Kent competes in his first Gold race tomorrow morning. The team had practice time on the course this morning and Kent filled in as the seventh plane in today’s Silver race. When a race heat is not full, planes that qualified faster than the heat that is racing have the

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Race 27 Arrives at Reno

Race 27 Once More arrived in Reno on Wednesday after a challenging drive across the country from Manassas, VA. The team is working in the Formula 1 hangar to reassemble the aircraft. More Formula 1 race planes and crews will arrive today and Saturday morning.

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2021 RENO

The STIHL National Championship Air Races are back at Reno, NV, and Jetlaw’s One More Race 27 team is faster than ever. During the last two years, the team overhauled the Continental O-200 engine, built a new carbon fiber cowling, redesigned the canopy to reduce drag and increase the pilot’s

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