Jessi (Jessica) Combs (July 27, 1980 – August 27, 2019) was an American professional racer, television personality, and metal fabricator. She set a women’s land speed class record (four wheels) in 2013 and broke her own record in 2016. She was known as “the fastest woman on four wheels”.
Jessi co-hosted the Spike TV show Xtreme 4×4 for more than 90 episodes and appeared many shows including Overhaulin’, Mythbusters, The List: 1001 Car Things To Do Before You Die, All Girls Garage, and Science Channel’s How to Build… Everything.
Jessi died in a crash of a jet-powered high-speed race car in southeastern Oregon while attempting to set a new land speed class (four wheels) record.
Combs was one of the rare dreamers with the bravery to turn those possibilities into reality, and she left this earth driving faster than any other woman in history.
Jessi Combs Short Biography and Career Highlights
Jessi Combs Sets Women’s 4-Wheel Land Speed Record
Jessi sets a new women’s land speed record, piloting the North American Eagle Supersonic Land Speed Challender vehicle to a 2-way average speed of nearly 394 mph on October 9, 2013 at the Alvord Desert dry lakebed in southeast Oregon…
Jessi Shows Us Where Her Passion(s) Began in South Dakota
In this 2006 episode of Xtreme 4×4, Jessi Combs takes viewers to where she discovered her passion for off-roading, her hometown of Rapid City, South Dakota…