LOS ANGELES: Race car driver Jessi Combs, "All Girls Garage," which was killed in a high-speed crash while trying to set a new land-speed record, her family said on Wednesday.  Combs, 36, which is attempting to make the fastest woman on Earth on the Alvord Desert, a dry lake bed in Southeastern Oregon, the family said in a statement
"Jessi's most notable dream is to become the fastest woman on Earth," she said.
Combs, who began her career as a builder of hot-rod cars What happened on television in a number of shows, including "Overhaulin," "Truck U," "MythBusters," and "All Girls Garage."
Combs' close friend and teammate Terry Madden called forth "Amazing Spirit . "
" Unfortunately we lost her yesterday in a horrific accident, I was the first one there and trusted me posting.
The 1960-mile-per-hour women's country-speed record set was released in 1976 by American Kitty O'Neil, who died last November.
In a posting on Instagram this week, Combs wrote, "It may seem a little crazy to walk straight into the line of fire … those who are willing, are those who achieve great things. People say I'm crazy. I say thank you. "
(Reporting by Jill Serjeant, edited by Jonathan Oatis)