Articles for Land Speed Racing
Thompson to Defend Land Speed Record
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Valerie Thompson returns to Ohio to defend land speed records at the Hot Rod Magazine Top Speed Challenge.
Valerie Thompson Prepares for Texas Mile
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Five time Land Speed record holder Valerie Thompson prepares for her first 2013 racing event at the Texas Mile.
Valerie Thompson to Appear at Long Beach IMS
Wednesday, December 05, 2012
5-Time land speed motorcycle record holder Valerie Thompson is to appear at the Long Beach International Motorcycle Show December 7-9.
Toseland Tosses Hat into 400 mph Ring
Tuesday, December 04, 2012
Former World Superbike star James Toseland joins Rocky Robinson, Chris Carr and Sam Wheeler in the chases to 400 mph – announcing via Twitter his land speed racing plans.
Lightning Superbike Sets LSR Record
Friday, November 16, 2012
A Lightening electric superbike powered by DC Solar Solutions and SMA America reached a speed of 189 mph, a new land speed record for electric motorcycles.
Valerie Thompson to Appear at SEMA Show
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Five-time Land Speed Motorcycle record holder Valerie Thompson is to appear at the SEMA Show with Martech Quality Air Breathing Systems.
Record-Breaking CBR600RR at SEMA Show
Friday, October 19, 2012
Cathy Butler's ACAT Global Honda CBR600RR, which set a new land speed record in 2007 for gasoline-powered 650cc motorcycles at the Bonneville Salt Flats, will be on display during the SEMA show in Las Vegas October 30-November 2, 2012.
Thompson Captures Two Land Speed Records
Thursday, October 04, 2012
Valerie Thompson captures two new land speed records at ECTA’s Throttle Nation Top Speed Challenge.
S1000RR Sets Record at BUB Speed Trials
Wednesday, September 05, 2012
New world and national records for BMW motorcycles as Andy Sills and Erin Hunter pilot the BMW S 1000 RR to new heights at Bonneville.
Sam Wheeler Prepares for 400 mph
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Land Speed Racing legend Sam Wheeler is retooling his E-Z-Hook Streamliner this fall for the first 400 mph motorcycle run at Bonneville.
Valerie Thompson To Compete At Bonneville
Wednesday, August 08, 2012
Valerie Thompson, owner and driver of the Valerie Thompson Racing Team, heads back to Bonneville to compete in three land speed racing events.
Valerie Thompson Sets New Land Speed Record
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Valerie Thompson set a new land speed record in the PP-1000 Production motorcycle class, hitting a top speed of 197.46 mph at the ECTA Ohio Mile event.
LSR’s Thompson on North American Eagle
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Motorcycle Racer Valerie Thompson is set to pilot North American Eagle.
Valerie Thompson Gets Community Hero Award
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Motorcycle racer Valerie Thompson receives 2011 Community Hero award by American Woman Riders Association.
Aprilia Enters 200 Club at Texas Mile
Friday, December 09, 2011
Team AF1 Racing/Punisher entered the 200 club at the Texas Mile after posting 200.8 mph with its AF1 Racing sponsored/Aprilia RSV Factory V-Twin.
Valerie Thompson Joins Bonneville’s 200 Club
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Valerie Thompson ran a personal best top speed of 201.01 mph with her Alter/Bivins Land Speed Racing Team prepared BMW S1000RR Superbike at the 8th Annual BUB Speed Trials.
Brough Superior Breaks Salt Record
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
On September 1st, 2011 Brough Superior broke the AMA 1350-A-VG Speed Record at Bonneville Salt Flats with an average speed of 124.98 mph.
Bill Warner Reaches 278.6 mph at Texas Mile
Friday, October 29, 2010
Bill Warner set a new speed record at the Texas Mile aboard his 1299cc turbocharged Suzuki Hayabusa, outpacing the previous record by 5.3 mph.
Aaron Wilson Breaks Bonneville Speed Record
Friday, October 22, 2010
Aaron Wilson set a 2-way average speed record of 195.264 mph in the 1650cc A-PF class at the Bonneville World Finals.
Ack Attack Again World's Fastest Motorcycle
Monday, September 27, 2010
The Top 1 Ack Attack streamliner is once again the "World's Fastest Motorcycle" after Rocky Robinson piloted it to an incredible 376.156 mph this past weekend on the Bonneville Salt Flats.
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