MADRID, 12 Feb. (EUROPA PRESS) –
The Spanish rider Ana Carrasco will compete in the new Women's Motorcycle World Championship in the ranks of the Evan Bros WorldSSP Yamaha, as confirmed this Monday by the Italian team, happy to support “one of the fastest women in the world.”
“The Evan Bros. WorldSSP Yamaha team is pleased to announce the start of a new and exciting adventure. In fact, the Ravenna team will be at the start of the first Women's Motorcycle World Championship, supporting one of the fastest women in the world. world: Ana Carrasco”, the team celebrated in a press release.
Carrasco, who will turn 27 on March 10, will put her experience at the service of the team both in the Moto3 World Championship and, above all, in the Superbike World Championship, where in 2018 she made history by becoming the first woman to win a world title in the speed discipline by winning the Supesport300 category.
Now, the woman from Murcia will enter this new championship created by the International Motorcycle Federation (FIM) on one of the Yamaha R7s that all participants will have at their disposal in an event with six tests that will take place during the weekends. of World Superbike races, with the start scheduled in Misano on June 16.
“I am very happy to announce this new adventure. I will compete in the Women's Motorcycle World Championship alongside the Evan Bros. WorldSSP Yamaha Team, one of the strongest teams in the Superbike paddock, and the only goal can be to win races,” the Spanish woman expressed.
For his part, the team director, Fabio Evangelista, acknowledged that this collaboration with the Murcian woman fills them “with pride.” “We have always been fans of Ana and when the possibility of working together arose we were immediately available. We will try to support her in the best possible way and we will carry out the first tests as soon as possible to be prepared for the first test of the season,” he stressed. .