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GriffonGirl
09-14-2002, 11:57 AM
Here is Darryl Greenamyer on the course during practice before the 2002 Reno National Championship Air Races. Darryl, who made is return to Air Racing this week after a 23 year hiatus, flew his Lancair earlier this year at Oshkosh, winning the Unlimited Division of the EAA AirVenture Cup Race from Kitty Hawk, NC, to Oshkosh, WI, via Dayton, OH:

GriffonGirl
09-14-2002, 12:00 PM
# 43 is a very rare White Lightning, the first one to participate in Sport Class racing to date, though he has been to Pylon Racing Seminar over the past three years. The White Lightning is flown by Will Matthews, of Greenfield, IL:

GriffonGirl
09-14-2002, 12:02 PM
Ron Buccarelli has the spray bar on during his practice run before the 2002 Reno National Championship Air Races. Ron's rookie year is actually two years, his entrance into Air Racing having been delayed by the events of 9/11. Ron's Pit Crew features two Crew Chiefs, Dave Vorsas and Dave Berry, and a staff of about thirty volunteers -- probably one of the best prepared Teams in Air Racing:

GriffonGirl
09-14-2002, 12:04 PM
Hawker Sea Fury Riff Raff, # 99, on the course with Speedball Alice in the background.

GriffonGirl
09-14-2002, 12:06 PM
Dan Vance overhead in "Speedball Alice." Art and Dan Vance are the first father and son team to race in the 93-year history of the "World's Fastest Motorsport:"