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FYI WIRZ Speed Series 1: Precision with USAF Thunderbrids, NASCAR and NHRA

The U. S. Air Force Thunderbirds take highly trained combat pilots and crews to higher levels of precision for top show speed.  NASCAR stock cars and NHRA hot rods take top speed to the track, but the last thing they desire is going airborne.    The Thunderbirds performed the flyover for the 2011 Daytona 500 and the team is generous with giving demonstration rides to motorsports drivers.       Las Vegas NASCAR winner Carl Edwards spoke about his ride in an F-16 jet recently. “Flying with the Thunderbirds was a spectacular opportunity, especially to fly out here in the desert,” Edwards said. “We went to Death Valley and flew over mountain tops upside down and gave some folks...

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