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March 2017

NBC Sports Episode 3 April 2nd

By General News
Have you been watching the one-hour episodes of the 2016 STIHL National Championship Air Races on NBC Sports Network? Last Saturday was the airing of episode two of last year’s races and this coming Sunday, April 2nd, the final one-hour episode from last year’s races will air. Yes, this coming Sunday, April 2nd at 12:30pm PT/3:30pm ET on NBC Sports Network.
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RJI Members News 3/27/17

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To: RJI Members Date: March 27, 2017 From: Rick Vandam Re: RJI PRS Letter Racers- Good news! We finally have the go ahead from RARA that the online registration for PRS is available. Below is the note and link from RARA to get to the online registration. Please read the entire information on the site before starting your application. This will answer many of your questions and help you through the process. The PRS application is now online and ready to go! Please forward this link to your class members and those that are interested in attending PRS. http://airrace.org/racing/rookie-school/ Deadline...
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NBC Sports Episode 2 March 25th

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The second of three, one-hour episodes featuring the 2016 STIHL National Championship Air Races will air this Saturday, March 25th at 3pm PT/6pm ET on NBC Sports Network. A preview can be viewed here. “We received tremendous feedback about the first one-hour episode which took us all right back to race week,” Mike Crowell, President and CEO of the Reno Air Racing Association said. “Partnering with STIHL to help get these episodes on the air has been fantastic and we encourage everyone to tune in this Saturday at 3 pm pacific time.” The first one-hour episode, which aired March 11th,...
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A Cinderella Season

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By Nathan Harnagel There are times in competitive sports where a team comes out of nowhere and achieves far more than anyone expected. A “Cinderella Season” is one where the previously unknown challengers don’t seem to have anything in their favor and yet they make it into the championships.  The appeal of the story is that the new contenders are not from powerhouse programs with massive resources and hand-picked players.  I had the chance to participate in one of these underdog teams during the National Championship Air Races in 2016. The airplane that was the basis for the team was...
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NBC Sports 3 Part Special

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For the second year in a row, NBC Sports will cover the Reno Air Races on national television.  This 3 part special, brought to you by Stihl USA, will air on the following dates: March 11th 2:00 PM ET March 25th 6:00 PM ET April 2nd 3:30 PM ET
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