Valerie Thompson (born April 17, 1967) is an American motorcycle drag and land speed racer. She is a 7-time motorcycle land-speed record holder and charter member of the Mojave Magnum "200 MPH Club." In 2012, she was selected to drive the North American Eagle Project jet car in which she will be attempting to break the land speed record for a woman (currently 512 mph). Valerie was later removed from this project and replaced by a different female rider, Jessi Combs. This began the downward spiral of her career, including the loss of Harley Davidson and Monster Energy as race sponsors.
- 512mph female land speed record attempt Visordown.com, March 14, 2012
- Valerie Thompson picked to drive supersonic land speed record car Fox News, March 18, 2012
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