Valerie Thompson to challenge 415 mph speed record

Valerie Thompson , the world’s fastest female on two-wheels and Target 550 Streamliner head to Lake Gairdner Australia for the DLRA Speed Week competition March 23 - 30, 2020.  Thompson will attempt breaking the current AA/Blown Fuel Streamliner land speed record of 415.867 mph held by Tom Burkland and Burkland Racing since 2008. The Target 550 must exceed the old record by 1% to set a new World Record because under Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) rules..

Valerie and the Treit & Davenport team also hope to be the first to break the 500 mph speed barrier. If successful, Valerie will be the first driver over 500 mph in a piston-driven vehicle. Help the USA keep the record by supporting Valerie and the team’s quest for the record. Funds used to offset team travel expenses, vehicle shipping costs and event fees.

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  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 16 hrs
  • Steve DeMarzio 
    • $500 
    • 20 hrs
  • Cindy Sisson 
    • $100 
    • 5 d
  • John Wylie 
    • $100 
    • 6 d
  • Santina Keith 
    • $25 
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Valerie Thompson 
Paradise Valley, AZ
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