Purdue women air racers ready for Classic event
Purdue University students Allison Springer and Chantel Steele will participate in the 34th annual Air Race Classic all women’s transcontinental air race from June 21-24.
Weather permitting, the team will leave at approximately 10:30 a.m. on Thursday (June 16) from the Purdue University Airport for the Iowa City starting line. The 2,722-mile race will make stops in Brookings, S.D.; Jamestown, N.D.; Spearfish, S.D.; Rawlins, Wyo.; Alliance, Neb.; Great Bend, Kan.; Borger, Texas; Norman, Okla., and El Dorado, Ark., before ending in Mobile, Ala.
See the Lafayette Journal and Courier story about the team.