Meet the 24 Women of the Inaugural FIM Women’s Superbike World Championship


Buckle up, racing fans, because the world of superbike racing is about to witness a groundbreaking moment in its history! The Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) and Dorna WSBK Organization (DWO) have just unveiled the roster for the inaugural FIM Women’s Superbike World Championship, and let me tell you, it’s nothing short of spectacular.

Out of over 40 talented riders who vied for a spot on the grid, 24 exceptional women have emerged victorious, earning their place in the spotlight of the 2024 FIM Women’s Circuit Racing World Championship (WorldWCR).

Set to kick off with the adrenaline-pumping Pirelli Emilia-Romagna Round on June 14th-16th, this series promises to be a thrilling showcase of skill, speed, and sheer determination.

What sets the WorldWCR apart is its unwavering commitment to inclusivity and equality in the world of professional racing. As a pioneering single-make series exclusively for female riders, the championship places the spotlight firmly on emerging talent, offering them a level playing field alongside their counterparts in the FIM Superbike World Championship WorldSBK.

At the heart of the WorldWCR lies a mission to address disparities, shatter stereotypes, and inspire the next generation of female racers. By providing a dedicated platform for women in professional racing, this championship isn’t just about winning races—it’s about breaking barriers and forging a path towards a more inclusive future.

Leading the charge are 24 fearless riders hailing from across the globe, each bringing their own unique blend of skill, passion, and determination to the track.

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Spain leads the pack with notable contenders like Ana Carrasco, the 2018 SuperSport300 World Champion who made history by becoming the first female superbike world champion, proving that gender is no barrier to success on the track.

Joining Carrasco are standout talents like Beatriz Neila Santos, the Champion of the Spanish Women’s Superbike Championship, along with a diverse array of competitors from the USA, Great Britain, Australia, France, Japan, and beyond. From Mallory Dobbs representing the USA to Luna Hirano flying the flag for Japan, the WorldWCR boasts a truly international lineup of racing prowess.

But the excitement doesn’t end there—each rider brings their own unique story, background, and racing style to the grid, promising a spectacle that transcends borders and celebrates the universal language of speed.

As the countdown to the inaugural FIM Women’s Superbike World Championship begins, all eyes are on these 24 trailblazing women who are set to redefine the world of motorcycle racing.

photos: WorldSBK


Marcelo Souza

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