Formula 1 Racers to Round the Pylons at Ely (NV), 13-16 June

Photo courtesy of Ely Air Races.

If once a year at Reno doesn't give you enough of an air racing fix, join the Formula 1 Class at Ely, Nevada for four days of racing this June!

More than 15 racers are scheduled to attend the four days of pylon racing in the eastern Nevada town, and the venue promises to provide spectators a good view of the closed course spectacle, with the home stretch right up the edge of runway 36. The events starts with qualifying on Wednesday, June 13, and continues with heat racing each day through Saturday. In between races, the organizers promise ballon rides, smoke jumper demonstrations, and displays of Sport Class and T-6 race planes.

KELY will be closed during the racing periods each day, but will be open for arrivals and departures of spectator aircraft at other times - check thee NOTAMS for specifics.

For more information, visit the White Pine County Tourism and Recreation Board web site.

One Reply to “Formula 1 Racers to Round the Pylons at Ely (NV), 13-16 June”

  1. The Ely races (first ever) in the F-1 class turned out to be a great success though the winds kept some fly-in visitors away and cancelled 2 races on Friday afternoon . The Nevada Air Guard C-130, hot air balloon rides, and few static displayed warbirds were big hits too.

    Plans being made for next year, with a second class of racers sought, and some changes in pricing and parking.

    Thanks for the coverage.

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