Reno Stead Airport
By: Wayne Sagar
In an announcement today
from the the Lyle Shelton's Rare Bear Air
Race Team, the beginnings of the
"shape of things to come" for
this competitive racing effort have
started to take form.
Rare Bear's new owner, Rod
Lewis and associate coordinator Alby
Redick announced today that Dave Cornell
will be the Rare Bear Air Racing Team's
full time Crew Chief. In addition, Bill
Hickle has been named as Chief Structural
Engineer. Mr. Lewis is considering
several pilots to fill the seat for 2007
but he has yet to come to a decision.
truly honored that Mr. Lewis has chosen
me as crew chief of this fine machine and
look forward the campaign ahead,"
said Cornell of the announcement, adding
"The rest of the crew will be chosen
"I'm happy to be able
to work with Dave Cornell and to continue
the work to make the Rare Bear a
winner," said Bill Hickle. Smiling,
Hickle added, "And I'm darn happy to
NOT be the crew chief!".
have a rich history with the Rare Bear
Air Racer. This announcement should bode
well for the team's quest to win the 2007
season for their new owner, Rod Lewis...