The Wall of Death Roars into Statesville, NC

Last Updated 4/2/2024In Public Notices

A Must-See Motorcycle Stunt Show at Westside Twins Motorcycle Company's Grand Opening

In the heart of Iredell County, North Carolina, an extraordinary celebration is revving up. Janette Thornley, a name synonymous with motorcycle racing excellence and a four-time national pro-fuel champion, is about to unveil her latest venture, Westside Twins Motorcycle Company in Statesville, NC. This grand opening is not just a showcase of previously loved motorcycles and apparel but a full-throttle party, set to feature an adrenaline-pumping, death-defying motorcycle stunt show known as The Wall of Death. Hosted by the American Motor Drome Company, this spectacle promises to be a highlight for thrill-seekers and motorcycle enthusiasts alike.
Scheduled for Saturday, April 13, 2024, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, the event marks a significant milestone for Thornley and her partners, Buddy Foss and Clyde Eller. Their new dealership at 2313 West Front Street, conveniently located at exit 148 off I-40 in Statesville, NC, is poised to become a pivotal destination for motorcycle aficionados across the Carolinas.

Their new dealership at 2313 West Front Street, conveniently located at exit 148 off I-40 in Statesville, NC, is poised to become a pivotal destination for motorcycle aficionados across the Carolinas.

Janette Thornley, renowned not only for her racing achievements but also as a motivational speaker and passionate motorcycle enthusiast, envisions Westside Twins Motorcycle Company as a haven for all things motorcycle. With a vast 5+ acre space, the dealership plans to host a variety of events, from motorcycle and car shows to gatherings that cater to the vibrant local motorcycling community.

The Main Attraction: The Wall of Death

But it's the Wall of Death that is set to steal the show. This vintage live-action thrill show features motorcycle daredevils performing acrobatic stunts along the vertical wall of a 30-foot diameter wooden silo-shaped drome. It's an act that has to be seen to be believed, offering spectators a chance to literally feel the rush as motorcycles race inches away from them, a blend of danger, skill, and sheer nerve that has captivated audiences for generations.
Beyond the jaw-dropping stunts, the event will also offer live music, food vendors, and local artisans throughout the day, making it a celebration of local culture and motorcycle heritage. The dealership's state-of-the-art showroom will also be open to visitors, showcasing a selection of meticulously chosen previously owned motorcycles and a range of motorcycle apparel.

About Janette Thornley and Westside Twins Motorcycle Company

Janette Thornley's journey to opening Westside Twins Motorcycle Company is a story of passion and perseverance. With nearly three decades of riding experience and a record-setting career in drag racing, Thornley is driven by a desire to inspire others to pursue their dreams. Her new venture is a testament to her commitment to the motorcycle community, offering not just a dealership but a destination for enthusiasts to gather, share, and celebrate their love for motorcycles.

For more information:

CLICK HERE for original press release. 


www.americanwallofdeath.com 


Westside Twins Motorcycle Company
2313 West Front Street
Statesville, NC 28677 704-380-2181

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