Valerie Thompson, 5-time land speed record holder
World’s fastest BMW motorcycle racer to make appearance in Las Vegas April 19
(Scottsdale, AZ) – April 16, 2014 – Five-time land speed record holder and one of the world’s fastest BMW racers, Valerie Thompson, will appear in Las Vegas at the Annual Spring Open House for BMW Motorcycles of Las Vegas on Saturday April 19th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thompson will be available for photos and autographs throughout the event.
“I could not think of a better place to celebrate my birthday weekend than an appearance at the BMW Motorcycles of Las Vegas Dealership. We will have a dyno on-site to check out the true power of BMW technology when combined with Magic Bullet Advanced Fuel Treatment, our newest team sponsor,” said Thompson.
“We are very excited and honored to have Valerie Thompson, one of the world’s fastest female motorcycle racers, taking part in our Spring Open House! She is a true inspiration and amazing ambassador for BMW Motorrad,” said Steve Avalos, Director of Marketing for BMW Motorcycles of Las Vegas.
BMW Motorcycles of Las Vegas is located at 6675 S. Tenaya Way in Las Vegas. For details, visit www.bmwoflasvegas.com
About Valerie Thompson
Valerie is a five-time land speed record holder and owner/driver of the Valerie Thompson Land Speed Racing Motorcycle Team who has also competed in the All Harley Drag Racing Association and National Hot Rod Association drag racing series. She set a personal best top speed of 212 mph on her CTEK sponsored BMW S 1000 RR during the March 2013 Texas Mile competition. Thompson is an official member of the BUB Speed Trials 201 MPH Club, the Mojave Magnum 200 MPH Club and Texas Mile 200 MPH Club.
Valerie Thompson Racing Sponsors
CTEK Battery Charger, BMW Motorrad – HP Race Parts, TROON Enterprises, Magic Bullet Advanced Fuel Treatment, Metro Auto Auction, Akrapovič Exhaust, Speed-Way Shelters, Alpha Racing, Schuberth Helmet, Worldwide Bearings, Stand-Up Photos, Vision Wheel, Go AZ Motorcycles.