A two-woman team from Central Texas was forced to withdraw last week from the all-female Air Race Classic due to bad weather and mechanical difficulties.
Despite the run of bad luck, Marty Goppert, 72, of San Antonio and Becky Smith, 60, of Wimberley, still finished the cross-country race route on their own terms. Smith and Goppert entered the race as the Texas T-Birds, a nod to the last letter in the tail number on Smith’s plane. They are back in Central Texas.
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