Engine start will be signaled for the first event on
June 7, 2013 at 10:00am.
The 100nm Sport League sanctioned Championship
Point event will
fly a round robin multi-turn course over the Red River
Valley of Oklahoma and Texas.
It’s fast, it’s exciting and it is safe.
Aircraft will be launched in speed order.
The flying is VFR and there is a “Short Course”
for aircraft with limited range and/or a top speed of
less than 100mph.
The gala awards ceremony will be held the evening of the
When the green flag is raised on June 8, 2013, the race
window will be open for the 600mn Championship Cup
event. The three
leg course must be VFR and pilots will launch at their
discretion to return before the race deadline that
evening. The two
course turns are designated no penalty stops for fuel or
to accommodate race strategy.
Pilots will be competing in expanded classes and
there will be no League points awarded for this event.
The League classes will be used as well as Challenge
Classes and the ultimate prize, the Championship Cup
Competition. The League classes are based on engine
power and landing gear configuration and are divided
into three categories:
Experimental, Factory and Heavy Metal. The
Challenge Class is for the same make and model of
aircraft. The Championship Cups will be awarded in major
categories and will recognize the very fastest ships and
establish the records to be pursued in the future.
For example, the homebuilders will name “the fastest
single engine normally aspirated” plane. What
manufacturer’s name will be beside the “fastest
multi-engine propjet”? Heavy Metal will bestow honors on
our War birds and Classics.
you fly, there is something for you to take part in.
Planes of all type will bring their pilots from all over
the world come together to FLY and exchange ideas and to
have the best time of their lives.
you are a seasoned racer, this is your showcase. If you
want to be a racer, this is the place to start. Vendor
space is available on a first come basis. Sponsorship
opportunities include advertising in the official
program and named award sponsorships that will allow
individuals and companies to honor a favorite. To be
part of this inaugural event:
High Velocity Events, LLC specializes in producing and
organizing cross country open course air racing events.
Patricia E. Purcell, manager, is a retired air
racer and corporate pilot.
For over a decade, Patricia has continuously
produced multiple air racing events in the United States
served as Vice President of the U.S. Air Race, Inc. from
2001-2007 and since has produced racing events under her
own banner. High Velocity Events can manage a one day
event or multiple
day races. We
work with Air Shows and other aviation events and have
produced cross country air races in conjunction with the
Cleveland National Air Races, Wichita Flight Festival
and the Texas Motor Speedway.