Madness No. 87 fifth in first heat at Reno Air Races

Posted By on September 11, 2013

Photo courtesy of Zachariah Whalen, via Chris Dickerson Madness No. 87, top, flies during practice testing over the weekend.

Photo courtesy of Zachariah Whalen, via Chris Dickerson
Madness No. 87, top, flies during practice testing over the weekend.

Staff Reports

Minden-based Madness No. 87, with Carson Valley resident Chris Dickerson as its crew chief, took fifth in its first heat at the Reno National Championship Air Races today.

The plane will race at the Stead Airport every day through Sunday, with Sunday being the biggest race day.

“We have been working on fine-tuning the new engine and we will be improving our speed the rest of the week,” Dickerson said.