Posted by Brunette Amou on Tuesday, 17 September, 2019 20:43:23
Along with setting land-speed records that earned Jessi her moniker -- she was a TV personality with notable appearances on "MythBusters" and "Overhaulin'." She was 39. Share on Facebook;
Back in 1965, Lee Breedlove set the women's land speed record on Utah's Salt Lake Flats with an average speed of 308.51 mph (496.49 km/h) over four runs. That record stood for 48 years until
Bloodhound LSR is a UK-based project aiming to break the world land speed record using the most advanced straight-line racing car ever built.
One of the most coveted world record titles, fastest land speed, is as thrilling as it is challenging. We interview Andy Green, OBE, the current land speed record holder, and Richard Noble, OBE
Jessi Combs—vehicle builder, racer, fabricator, TV personality, and all-around automotive legend—was killed on Tuesday in a crash while attempting to break her own land-speed record in
Additionally, the records below do not distinguish between different recognized classes of the land speed record, such as top speed for a motorcycle (333.117 mph), top speed for a steam-driven vehicle (145.607 mph), or other top speeds that are not absolutes. These are average speeds over the given distance.