Thank you to all of our Generous Sponsors...
Race sponsors are an integral part of the McDonald Racer team.  Our generous sponsors not only enable us to race at our full potential, but their professional and personal support brings us closer to our goal of breaking the T-6 class speed record in the 2011 National Championship Air Races! 




Join the McDonald Racer Team…Become a Sponsor Today!
The unique benefits of sponsoring The McDonald Racer Team not only allow you mass exposure to race enthusiasts, but a number of promotional opportunities as well...

Media Exposure
  • 8 Million Impressions: The Reno Air Races and specifically the McDonald Racer are featured in media outlets such as television, newspapers, magazines, books, and online with a circulation value of over 8 million impressions.  View Media Outlets Here.
  • 250,000-300,000 Race Attendees: The National Reno Air Race Championships expect between 250,000-300,000 race fans to attend each year.
  • 37,500 Programs: The Reno Air Racing Association, which puts on the National Reno Air Race Championships, puts out a program for the event.  As a sponsor, the McDonald Racer Team makes certain to include a thank you to their sponsors in this program.

Online Exposure

  • You will be listed as an official sponsor of the McDonald Racer Team, along with your logo and website, on our McDonald Racer Fan Website, Twitter Account, and Facebook Fan Page.

Promotional Opportunities

  • Depending on your sponsorship level, we will provide a 6” X 12”, 12” X 24”, or 2’ X 3’ decal of your logo on the side of the race aircraft. 
  • Your logo and/or banner will be prominently displayed in the pit area behind the aircraft.
  • If available, we will distribute your product or promotional goods to race attendees.
  • If available, your product patch will be worn on the pilot’s flight suit.
  • If available, the pilot and crew will wear your product hat.


 Specific Sponsorship Level Benefits

 Level Based Sponsor Benefit

 Gold Level Sponsor ($10,000+) 

Silver Level Sponsor ($3,000-$10,000)  

 Bronze Level Sponsor ($1,000-$3,000)

 VIP Aircraft Ride 




 Logo Decal on Aircraft 

 2’ X 3’ 

 12’’ X 24’’ 

 12’’ X 6’’

 Promotional Sign 

 Personal Banner 

 Personal Banner 

 Logo Added to Main 2’ X 3’ Sponsor Banner

 National Reno Air Race Championship Event Program 

 ½ Page Logo & Thank You to Sponsor.

 ¼ Page Logo & Thank You to Sponsor.

 ¼ Page Logo & Thank You to Sponsor.

 Media Promotion

 Pilot will wear hat during Pre & Post 1 Gold Heat Race Interview

 Pilot will wear hat during post 1 Gold Heat Race Interview. 


 Flight Suite Promotion 

 Logo patch worn on chest and/or back of flight suit. TBD by Sponsor. 

Logo patch worn on shoulder of flight suit.

 Logo patch worn on arm of flight suit.

 Product & Promotional Distribution Services 

 Products and/or promotional materials will be distributed throughout the races. (Personally distributed to attendees as they enter races) 

 Products and/or promotional materials will be distributed throughout the races. (Personally distributed to attendees as they enter races)

 Products and/or promotional materials will be laid out on table next to aircraft in the pits for visitors to take.


Please visit our Sponsor's web pages to learn more
 about their services:

Gold Level Sponsors:
Tulsa Aircraft Engines 
Sierra Nevada Corporation
Peppermill Hotel

Silver Level Sponsors:

Heads by Drew: Port Development
Utah Valley University

Bronze Level Sponsors:

ACES Systems
American Propeller 
Cannon Aviation Insurance
High Performance Parachute Rigging
Hi Performance Wash Systems, Inc.
IBG Business Services, Inc. 
Name Tag, Inc.
PPG Industries
Rubino Surveying
Straight Flight, Inc.
Tac Air
Wings West: Governor Exchange & Overhaul, Inc.


Non-Profit Sponsors:
EAA Young Eagles
Kid's in Flight, Inc.
National Air-Racing Group
T-6 Racing Association

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