Reno Air Races – September 12-16, 2018
NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP AIR RACES 2018
WE’RE COMING BACK BABY! Last year was a BLAST and we can’t wait to do it again! What an absolutely breathtaking, adrenaline-inducing, awe-inspiring party it was in Reno!! We will still keep our same booth behind the bleachers near the pit entrance. Come back and see us! We will have SEVERAL new sculptures to show off, and you’ll be the first to see two of them.
‘Journeys of the Imagination‘ (pictured above) is a portrayal of me as a kid. I have always been fascinated by aviation and my dad captured that perfectly in this sculpture. As a kid, I would fold paper airplanes out of any scrap piece of paper laying around no matter where I was – at home, school, church, you name it (I even went everywhere wearing goggles and a cape)! I started flying at 16, and here I am 16 years later, and get to party with you in Oshkosh! My dream as a kid actually came true, and I know many of you have similar stories. Come and see which sculpture best represents YOU and YOUR JOURNEY THROUGH THE SKIES!”
-Isaiah Price (Manager – Gary Lee Price Studios, Inc., G-150 pilot)
Info about the show:
The National Championship Air Races is the last event of its kind, carrying on the tradition of the Cleveland Air Races of the 1920s, 30s and 40s. In 1964, Bill Stead organized an air race near Reno, Nevada, and the Reno National Championship Air Races were born. The event that Bill Stead started in the Nevada desert more than 53 years ago is still going strong. The event has only been cancelled once in September of 2001 when all aircraft in the United States were grounded following the terrorists attacks in New York and Washington.
Held every September just north of Reno, the National Championship Air Races have become an institution for northern Nevada and aviation enthusiasts from around the world. For one week, the high desert north of Reno becomes home to hundreds of aircraft, their pilots and crews. Over the past ten years, the event has attracted more than 1 million spectators and generated more than $600 million for the region’s economy. The event features six racing classes, a large display of static aircraft and several military and civil flight demonstrations.
Wednesday, September 12 – Sunday, September 16, 2018