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07 October 2006

11th America's Challenge

America's Challenge 2006

13 Teams from 3 different countries will compete against each other in this beautiful race that normally starts today.

Also in Europe everybody is anxious for the results of the America's Challenge, as the three American teams that manage to fly the farthest distance from Albuquerque will represent the USA at the next edition of the Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett 2007 in Belgium!

The starting order:

Team 1 David Levin and Ron Martin, USA
Team 2 Tom Donnelly and Colin Butter, UK
Team 3 Barbara Fricke and Peter Cuneo, USA
Team 4 Richard Abruzzo and Carol Rymer Davis, USA
Team 5 Andy Cayton and Kevin Knapp, USA
Team 6 John Kugler and Dennis Brown, USA
Team 7 Brian Critelli and Phil McNutt, USA
Team 8 Louis Vitanza and Bert Padelt, USA
Team 9 Janet Folkes, UK and Bill Arras, USA
Team 10 Mark Sullivan and Frank Wechter, USA
Team 11 Ruth Lind and John Davis, USA
Team 12 J. Michael Wallace and Kevin Brielmann, USA
Team 13 Wilhelm Eimers, Germany and Greg Winker, USA

Posted by Marianne at 9:52 AM

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