There are individual Racers as well as Brands who are inspiring Women into Motorcycle Racing World – A Women’s Day Special
Let’s start this report on Women’s Day Special by saluting women in our life who has the power to Create, Nurture, and Transform. It is a fact that just a decade ago, the racing world was completely dominated by the Male riders. But as you all know, time changes and it changes for good. There are many ways through which Women are entering into the world of Motorcycle Racing. Be it, Track racing, Off-Road Racing or Enduro, Women are present in all types of racing and also making a mark in the world. Here are the inspirations for all budding Women Racers.
Laia Sanz is a Thirty year old rider from Spain. 2019 Dakar was her Ninth Dakar Rally. She participated in Dakar this year after recovering from Q Fever and thus she couldn’t train as hard as she would sans the Q Fever. This year she tested her limits and pushed herself back into racing. She said in a statement:
“The goal, normally will be to be among the top 15. But today I am in the unknown, I don’t know what to expect when it comes to sensations. It would be better than I expect, but I want to be very careful this year and ride without a particular objective. All I want is to start the rally in good health.”
Also Read: Meet the Women of Dakar Rally 2019
She is associated with KTM Factory Racing Team and rides KTM 450 Rally Bike. Laia Sanz finished 11th overall in the Dakar Rally 2019 Edition. She is an inspiration for all those women who want to make a career in off-road racing or just want to push their selves to the extremities.
TVS Racing invited Women Riders for One Make Championship
TVS Racing invited aspiring women racers to participate in the 2019 edition of the Ladies One Make Championship. The first round of which was held on 9th February 2019 in Bangalore whereas another first round was conducted on 23rd February 2019 in Mumbai. Final 15 racers to be selected at Madras Motor Race Track in Chennai. The selection process included training for one day and was conducted by national champions of TVS Racing. This training session made sure that all riders are familiarized with their race tuned TVS Apache RTR 2004V Race Edition 2.0.
In my Opinion, what TVS racing is doing will inspire budding racers in women all across India. TVS is the only Indian company which is committed to indulging women in racing. They will organize four Ladies One make Championship in the country. This type of National level racing will sharpen the track riding skills of young Indian Women riders.
FIM Women’s Motocross WorldChampion – Kiara Fontanesi
The FIM Women’s Motocross World Championship is a women-only motocross championship. This was inaugurated in the year 2005. And since the,n it is expanding the presence of Women in the world of Motocross racing. The Championship has given many badass Women Motocross racers to the world. Stephanie Laier won the championship for 4 times, Katherine Prumm won it for 2 times. Livia Lancelot also won the championship for 2 times but the second win was after a gap of 7 years. Kiara Fontanesi is current World Champion of FIM Women’s Motocross World Championship. She has won the title for 6th time in the year 2018.
The world of motorcycle racing is seeing new light every year, thanks to the upliftment of Women who are looking towards a successful career in racing.
Ride Safe, Ride Hard, and always wear a helmet while riding. Stay Tuned for more from the world of motorcycling.