Tacoma woman is fastest in the world

A Tacoma woman set the world record for fastest in the world.

TOOELE COUNTY, UTAH - No woman has ever ridden a motorcycle faster than Valerie Thompson.

The Tacoma native reached a top speed of 313 miles per hour at the Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials.

Her average speed was 304 mph over a one-mile course, the fastest ever time for a female motorcycle rider.

Copyright 2016 KING


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