Leslie Porterfield

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Leslie Porterfield was named as the 2008 American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) Racing Female Rider of the Year,[1] holds three land-speed records and is a member of the Bonneville 200 mph club. She is also the co-owner of High Five Cycles with Alan Lamb, a used motorcycle dealership in north Dallas.[citation needed] She has been riding and racing motorcycles for sixteen of her 40 years. She was born in 1976[citation needed]

Leslie Porterfield became the Guinness Book of World Records' Fastest Woman in the World on a Motorcycle with her land speed record set at Bonneville in 2008.[2]

The trials and tribulations of obtaining her record at Speedweek were documented for the Discovery Channel show "Speed Capital of the World: Bonneville".[3][4]

Leslie Porterfield is writing for Motorbikes India online magazine.[5][6]


  1. ^ AMA Racing end-of-year awards banquet honors season standouts, American Motorcyclist Association, November 25, 2008 
  2. ^ Leslie Porterfield: Guinness Book’s Fastest Woman, Foremost’s Fastest Agent, Foremost Insurance Group, March 11, 2010, archived from the original on April 8, 2010 
  3. ^ "Leslie Porterfield". Leslie Porterfield. Archived from the original on 2010-02-28. Retrieved 2009-08-26. 
  4. ^ Press Release (2009-05-25). "Speed record holder: Leslie Porterfield hosts LA Calendar Motorcycle Show | Motorcycle News, Best Reviews". Ultimate MotorCycling. Retrieved 2009-08-26. 
  5. ^ "Leslie Porterfield writes exclusively for Motorbikes India". Motorbikes India. 16 February 2015. Retrieved 10 June 2016. 
  6. ^ "The Fastest Woman On Two-Wheels Leslie Porterfield Writes For Motorbikes India". Motorbikes India. 10 June 2016. Retrieved 10 June 2016.