She did it!
It’s official. Jessi Combs, the late television host and race car driver, has been officially awarded the record holder of “Fastest Woman on Earth” posthumously by Guinness Book of World Records.
Last August 27th, 2019, Combs was in the Alvord Desert in Oregon with one main goal in mind – to break the female fastest land speed record. Tragically, Combs died while trying to set this record.
Combs was able to reach of speed of 522.783 miles per hour in a four-wheeled North American Eagle Supersonic Speed Challenger. She broke a record that was set over 40 years ago. The previous record holder would be Kitty O’Neil who grabbed that title back in 1976 while piloting a jet-powered car with three wheels and reached a speed of 512.7 mph. Jessi Combs used that same Supersonic Challenger back in 2013 which