Ana Carrasco became the first woman to win an individual world championship motorcycle race on Sunday in Portugal overtaking acclaimed riders such as Alfonoso Coppola (by 0.053sec) and Marc García (0.062) in round 10.
Carrasco, from Spain competed in a lower-tier series. She scooted to victory on her Kawasaki Ninja 300, overtaking acclaimed riders such as Alfonoso Coppola (by 0.053sec) and Marc García (0.062) in round 10 of the FIM Supersport 300 World Championship.
Carrasco, started riding motorcycles when she was three, debuted in international competition as a 16-year-old on the Moto3 circuit in 2013, when she became the first woman to score points in a world championship race since Katja Poensgen in 2001.
She joined the European Moto2 series in 2016, before moving to World Supersport 300, a lower-tier series formed this season to provide opportunities for promising riders.