Gentlemen, you have a race!

The Unlimited class has made a final commitment to the Tunica Air Races, slated for Tunica, Miss., June 2-5.

Racers in the T-6 and Formula One classes also will compete.

Expected to race are: Michael Brown, Grumann Tigercat “Big Bossman”; Dennis Sanders, Hawker Sea Fury “Argonaut”; Brian Sanders, Hawker Sea Fury “Dreadnaught”; Dan Vance, flying Michael Brown’s Hawker Sea Fury “September Pops”; Stu Dawson, Hawker Sea Fury “Spirit of Texas”; Jimmy Leeward, P-51 “Cloud Dancer”; Hoot Gibson, flying Mike Keenum’s Hawker Sea Fury “Riff Raff”; Ron Bucarrelli, P-51 “Precious Metal”; John Bagley, P-51 “Old Yeller”; Joe Thibodeau, P-51 “Crusader”; Dan Martin, P-51 “Ridge Runner”; Sean Carroll, Yak 3 “Russian Roulette”; Brandt Seghetti, P-51 “Sparky”; and Bob Button, P-51 “Voodoo”. Art Vance will fly the pace plane, a P-51 named “Speedball Alice.”

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