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Ana Carrasco becomes first woman to win motorbike World Championship

Ana Carrasco, the 20-year-old Spanish motorbike racer, won round 10 of the FIM Supersport 300 World Championship in Portugal. Carrasco’s feat was historic as she is the first woman to win a motorbike World Championship. She finished 0.053 seconds ahead of Alfonso Coppola of Italy. Coppola’s second place finish did put him atop the overall standings, passing Marc Garcia.

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Carrasco also made history in 2013, when she became the first female to score a point in a World Championship in the last ten years. She was just 16 years old at the time.

 

 

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