Sunday, September 30, 2018

2018 STIHL National Championship Air Race GOLD Victors!

2018 STIHL National Championship
Air Race GOLD Victors!
The 2018 STIHL National Championship Air Races have wrapped up, but not before we got our racing fix for the year. Race week was filled with competition that was sure to have you on the edge of your seat! Listed below are the Gold Race champions for each of the six classes.
Unlimited Class
Joel Swager
The Unlimited Race was a fan favorite once again with "Dreadnought", flown by Joel Swager, taking first place.
Sport Class
Andrew Findlay
"One Moment"
Andrew Findlay showed precision, power and speed taking first place in the Sport class flying the STIHL sponsored "One Moment".
Jet Class
Mike Steiger
"American Spirit"
Mike Steiger won with a speed of 486 miles per hour in the Gold Jet Race.
Formula One Class
Justin Meaders
Justin Meaders showed us the meaning of "Limitless" as
he took first place in the Formula One 
T-6 Race
John Lohmar
"Radial Velocity"
First and second place were separated by just 1 second with John Lohmar in "Radial Velocity" beating out Chris Rushing for the T-6 Gold.
Biplane Class
Andrew Buehler
In the Biplane class Andrew Buehler flew straight into first place
in the beautiful "Phantom".