Latest Leslie Porterfield Stories

2011-07-14 00:00:28

Leslie Porterfield, (in the Guinness Book of World Records as the fastest woman on two wheels), will drive the North American Eagle at speeds twice her current record in an attempt to establish a new World Land Speed Record for a woman driver. Spanaway, WA (PRWEB) July 12, 2011 Take a converted F-104 Star fighter powered by the 50,000hp GE J-79 turbo-jet engine, place Leslie Porterfield behind the wheel and this October we may see a New World Record set for the Fastest Woman on Earth....

2010-08-18 07:00:00

BONNEVILLE SALT FLATS, Utah, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Fastest Woman in the World," Leslie Porterfield is on the Bonneville Salt Flats on her Sir Speedy Honda attempting to set new records this month and become "Fastest Person in the World on a Motorcycle." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100818/LA52051) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100818/LA52051) Monday, Leslie set a record breaking speed of 201 mph in the 1000cc Production Class, besting the current...

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