So the big
question. Will the Sharps
NemesisNXT be racing at Reno this year?
The answer; "Its so
but time has run out.
Its so disappointing for our team
and sponsors", comments Jon Sharp,
builder and pilot of the NemesisNXT.
attention to details is first on the list
for Team Nemesis. Jon added, "It
imperative that when we first roll out
NemesisNXT, every small detail has been
double checked. Our goal is to go fast,
break records and enjoy the ride!"
short year, Nemesis Air Racing, Inc.
built and delivered 4 NXT kits, plus
their own NemesisNXT. Considering the
amount of work to design and build a new
plane, this is quite an accomplishment
for an aviation couple and a few key Team
NemesisNXT was designed not only to go
fast from point A to point B, but to also
race in the Sport Class Air Racing
division. The Sport Class Racing rules
state "Aircraft eligible for
competition within the Sport Class shall
be limited to production model kit-built
. of which 5 or more kits
have been produce and delivered to
customers by the
." With four kits
delivered and their own NXT built, the
rules have been met.
though the Sharps NXT wont
race at Reno this year, their dedication
and tight deadline hasnt
diminished. They are planning on taking
the NemesisNXT to the Nellis
Air Show in November. The next stop
after that is the Washington DC Dulles
Airport in December for the Grand Opening
of the Smithsonians National Air
and Space new facility, the Steven F.
Udvar-Hazy Center. The Nemesis, the
record breaking Formula One racer, has
already been placed in the new facility
and will be part of the Grand Opening.
will be a busy one for the Sharps
NemesisNXT with airshows, races, record
breaking flights and fly-ins. Who knows,
there may be even 4 NXTs at the Reno
National Air Races in 2004. Until
information, visit http://nemesisnxt.com/