Femmoto 2008 Has Star-Studded Lineup

October 2, 2008
Courtesy of Robert Pandya

Femmoto 2008 will be peppered with motorcycle racers and performers this weekend. Scheduled to visit Femmoto, the female-friends track demo day at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend, will be motorcycle racers from several disciplines including AMA National Roadracing, NHRA Drag Racing, and a land speed racer with a new record on the Bonneville Salt Flats. Also appearing will be a female stunt rider putting on a lunch-time demo, as well as 12 manufacturers offering track and street demos. For 2008, street demo rides are open to men as well – but the track surface remains dedicated to female enthusiasts.

Scheduled to visit Femmoto this year:

Karen Stoffer – NHRA Drag Racer for GEICO Insurance Racing will host seminars about the world of split-second reaction times and the full-throttle fury of NHRA Pro-Stock racing. www.geicoracing.com

Jessica Zalusky – 2008 AMA Supersport and Formula Extreme competitor on a Yamaha R6 will host seminars on getting into roadracing. www.roadracinggirl.com

Femmoto 2008 has a star-studded lineup  including the fastest woman on two wheels  Leslie Porterfield  fresh off her 233mph run on the Salt Flats on a turbo  Busa.
Femmoto 2008 has a star-studded lineup, including the fastest woman on two wheels, Leslie Porterfield, fresh off her 233mph run on the Salt Flats on a turbo ‘Busa.

Jessica Maine – Female Stunt rider and motorcycling personality will provide a little lunch-time entertainment in the form of a stunt demo on the main straight of the track. www.jessicamaine.com

Larry Pegram – 2008 AMA LeoVince/Foremost Insurance/Ducati Formula Extreme 4th place overall finisher, will be providing a limited number of two-up track rides for female participants signed up for track demos. www.pegramracing.com

Leslie Porterfield – Land Speed Racer recently becoming the worlds fastest woman on two wheels with a Bonneville Speed Week run of 209 miles per hour, making leslie the first woman in the prestigious “200 MPH Club”. Leslie returned to the Salt Flats and cemented her fame with a 233 MPH run at the Speed Trials by BUB event. www.highfivecycles.com

With twelve brands of motorcycles offering street and track demos, Femmoto has grown into the largest female-friendly motorcycle demo event in North America. The 2008 event happens to fall on the same weekend as the Las Vegas Bike Fest, making “The Entertainment Capitol Of The World” a much more entertaining place for motorcycle enthusiasts of all types.

For more information on this weekends motorcycle events, visit www.femmoto.com or www.lasvegasbikefest.com