Digital Edition Subscribers: Read Roadracing World Magazine Now >
Roadracing - An Online Service of Roadracing World Magazine
May 4, 2001

Fast Girl Snyder Makes Dirt Track Racing History By Beating The National Boys

Factory Harley-Davidson rider Jennifer Snyder made racing history April 28 in Richmond, Virginia during the opening round of the Formula USA National Dirt Track series. On that night, 17-year-old Snyder set the fastest time in qualifying, won her heat race, and then became the first woman to win a professional dirt track race with a victory in the Pro Singles class. Snyder, who has six years of racing experience, beat her factory Harley-Davidson teammate Rich King along with Mike Hacker, Will Davis, and Bryan Smith.<BR><BR>Snyder now leads the point standings with the next Formula USA dirt track race scheduled for June 8 at Sheboygan County Fair Grounds in Plymouth, Wisconsin, less than an hour's drive from Road America, site of AMA Pro road races scheduled for the same weekend.<BR>