Known racer Jessi Combs died trying to break the speed record

• The famous racer Jessi Combs died trying to break the speed record

TV host and racer Jessi Combs, winner of the title of the fastest women in the world, died August 27 while attempting to set a new speed record in a car with a jet engine. Jessie was planning to reach a speed of 1,000 km / h, but its equipment could not stand the load and crashed.

Known racer Jessi Combs died trying to break the speed record

The tragic incident occurred in Oregon, USA, in the Alvord Desert wilderness. Dry Lake, located in the desert, has long been chosen by lovers of speed records. Earlier, in October 2013, Combs reached on this route incredible 640, 5 km / h driving a car with a jet engine Eagle Supersonic Speed ​​Challenger. Later racer managed to reach the mark of 772 km / h, but the record remains unconfirmed.

Known racer Jessi Combs died trying to break the speed record

August 27 39-year-old Jessi Combs planned to set a new record, and to disperse his camera up to 1000 km / h. According to preliminary information, the cause of the crash was a technical problem, which destroyed equipment at high speed. Jessi Combs said that she "left the land, moving faster than any other woman in history," and this is indeed the case.

Known racer Jessi Combs died trying to break the speed record

We have about sports achievements Jesse know very few. For us, it is, above all, one of the invited leading TV show "Mythbusters".

In the US, Combs began broadcasting "Extreme 4 * 4" and "All Girls Garage", and besides it was known as the racer-record holder and an expert in the field of sports cars.

Known racer Jessi Combs died trying to break the speed record

is one of the stages of preparation of a jet car for arrival two days before the death of Jesse Combs published in his Twitter photo, which shows.