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Racing Driver Jessi Combs Dies

Racing Driver Jessi Combs Dies
Racing Driver Jessi Combs Dies

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Video: Race car Driver JESSI COMBS Dies Trying To Break Her Own Record | MEAWW 2023, February

Considered the world's fastest woman, race car driver Jessi Combs tragically died Tuesday in an attempt to break her own speed record in Oregon. She was 39 years old.

Combs was involved in a fatal accident during her attempt to reach 619 mph, a world record that she had previously set in 2013 when she made the race in the Alvord Desert in Oregon. According to Autoblog reports, it had an average speed of 398 mph. The previous record was 308 mph, which was set in 1965.

In a statement obtained by Autoblog, his family said: “In extreme pain, and in celebration of his life, family and close friends share that the car driver and television personality Jessi Combs died in a fatal accident, where I was looking for a land speed record on the North American Eagle on August 27, 2019 in a dry lake bed in Oregon.”

Details of the accident have not been released so far.

"Jessi was known for her brilliant smile, positivity, and dogged pursuit of the fulfillment of her dreams," the statement continues.

“Her drive was infectious and served as a role model for girls and young women around the world. The people who loved and followed her became family, all united by adventure and passion. Her admirers adored her and she lived to inspire them. Jessi's most remarkable dream was to become the fastest woman on earth, a dream she had been chasing since 2012. Combs was one of the rare dreamers with the courage to turn those possibilities into reality, and left this land driving faster. than any other woman in history."

In addition to racing, Combs was also a television host on The List shows, along with seasons on Overhaulin, Extreme 4x4, and All Girls Garage. She also appeared as a part-time presenter on Mythbusters.

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