Sorry, Casper, Wyoming it's not happening.

The former Reno Air Races will not be moved to your airport.

What a shame. The Casper Natrona County Airport is a perfect location.

The air races had spent 60 years in the skies of Reno, Nevada thrilling fans with what was basically a Nascar show in the air.

But the city of Redo finally said, "that's enough" and the show had to move.

The answer is finally here!
We are thrilled to announce our plans to hold the National Championship Air Races in our new home - ROSWELL, NM!
Thank you to everyone for all your support, we can't wait to see you there!
Reno Air Race Association.

Casper, Wyoming was on the short list of airports to move the races to.

Instead, those airplanes will have to race alongside UFOs in Roswell, New Mexico.

Honestly, there is no way an Earth plane can compete against a ship that is capable of interstellar travel.

Those aliens will need their own category.

Apparently, Roswell’s enthusiasm was the key to winning.

The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) proudly announces that Roswell, NM will be the new home of the world-renowned National Championship Air Races (NCAR). Following a lengthy selection process by RARA, and after demonstrating its commitment to carry forward this one-of-a-kind event, Roswell has been chosen to host the return of the air races in 2025.

The event will continue to feature seven classes of racing, static displays, military demonstrations and more, welcoming fans back to the stands as the world’s fastest motorsport takes to the skies once again. Reno Air Race Association.

Sorry, Casper.


It's not that you don't have a great community or a wonderful airport.

Casper would have been a perfect location.

But Reno, apparently, spoke up louder in favor of the races.

Wyoming's Best Pilots Astound At The Glendo Fly-In 2021

Gallery Credit: Glenn Woods

Local Pilots Give Wyoming Kids A Free Flight

Does your kid want to be a pilot?

There is no way of knowing unless they get a chance to get in an airplane and get up there.

Thanks to a Wyoming chapter of EAA, (Experimental Aircraft Association), kids in Wheatland Wyoming got that chance this past weekend.

Local pilots offered free rides to all kids, breakfast included.

The hope is that maybe some of these kids will get that urge to want to fly and pursue a career as a pilot.

America needs more pilots.

Gallery Credit: Glenn Woods

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