The primary all-female circuit racing bike racing collection was announced back in April, although little or no was recognized about it aside from it might kind a part of the World Superbike assist invoice in 2024.
On Saturday 28 October on the Jerez WSBK finale, a particular press convention was held asserting the primary particulars of the Girls’s Motorbike World Championship.
The season will include six rounds following the WSBK paddock by means of Europe, starting on the weekend of 14-16 June at Misano.
The championship will take within the UK (12-14 July), Portugal (Sept. 11 August), Hungary (23-25 August), Italy (20-22 September) and Spain (11-13 October) rounds.
There shall be two races per weekend throughout Saturday and Sunday at every occasion.
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FIM Girls’s Motorcycling World Championship bike element
Yamaha has been introduced because the management producer for the championship, with the Japanese marque offering its YZF-R7 bikes.
A press launch from WSBK said there shall be “a single technical and logistical accomplice [who] will oversee all technical elements, guaranteeing a stage taking part in discipline”.
The entry charge for rivals shall be €25,000, which is able to embody use of the Yamaha bike, a GYTR Racing Package, Pirelli tyres, gasoline, servicing and paddock entry.
There may also be prize cash from Pirelli and tv protection, although particulars of that are but to be revealed.
A minimal age restrict of 18 has been set for rivals, with the preliminary pre-application course of open from 13 November 2023 to 31 January 2024, whereas riders can choose to race beneath a staff title in the event that they so want.
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Janika Judeika, FIM Girls in Motorcycling Fee Director
Janika Judeika, the FIM Girls in Motorcycling Fee director, stated: “Right now is a big day as we current the first-ever FIM World Championship for Girls in Circuit Racing.
“The FIM launched a challenge devoted to girls in Circuit Racing 10 years in the past with the first-ever coaching camp on the circuit in Albacete, Spain.
“4 different camps then adopted between 2013 and 2015 within the Czech Republic and Qatar with a mean variety of 24 members from 4 continents and 12 international locations. In 2014, as a part of this challenge and because of the assist of Midori Moriwaki, an all-female staff took half within the Suzuka 4 Hours that included Shelina Moreda and Melissa Paris [and] additionally in 2015 with Shelina and Avalon Biddle.
“Already at the moment, it was clear that there have been quick girls who have been additionally clamouring to have their very own championship.
“I’m fairly positive that among the many girls who will now take part on this new FIM World Championship shall be a few of those that have beforehand participated within the FIM circuit racing coaching camps the place the intention was to convey collectively quick girls and to grasp when the time could be proper to create their very own championship. That is now a actuality!”