On September 15, Steven Hinton piloted Voodoo to his fifth consecutive championship in the Unlimited Gold class at the 50th Reno National Championship Air Races and Air Show in Reno, Nevada. The youngest Unlimited Gold champion ever, Hinton has won every Unlimited Gold Final he's competed in. On the Friday of this year's races, Hinton sat with me on top of his Voodoo team'strailer and provided a description of racing at nearly 500 miles per hour, 50-100 feet off the ground, at Reno.
The race starts at 1,000 feet
"Coming down the chute, there are up to ten airplanes, lined up wing tip to wing tip, ten feet apart, 1,000 feet off the ground. The pace plane makes a call, 'Gentlemen, you have a race,' and that point he ...
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