Thom Richard interview for Air Race 1 World Cup

Thom Richard has been flying since the age of 16. Almost half of his vast 10,500 hours has been accumulated in vintage warbirds ‘ and with great success in racing a famous P-51 Mustang in the Unlimited Class at the US National Championships. Thom won the gold on both races in Monastir, Tunisia and Lleida, Catalunya. He is now getting ready for it’s third adventure in the Air Race 1 World Cup, for the final in Reno, NV. Here he speaks about the sport of formula one air racing, his airplane and what it takes to fly these machines.