EUROPEAN WOMEN'S CUP Vallelunga (Rome), May 15 There will be more than 25 female riders fighting for podium this Sunday May 15, on the Vallelunga circuit (Rome), site of the first European Women's Cup. The challenge for the first race (3 are...
EUROPEAN WOMEN'S CUP
Vallelunga (Rome), May 15
There will be more than 25 female riders fighting for podium this Sunday May 15, on the Vallelunga circuit (Rome), site of the first European Women's Cup.
The challenge for the first race (3 are scheduled in total) speaks French and Italian, with a hint of Hungarian. While other brave riders (German, Spanish and English) are training in the meantime for the upcoming races in Rijeka (Croatia) and Schleiz (Germany).
The female speed scenario in Europe blooms and shows off as fully grown-up and self standing. Sprouting from the experience and knowledge sowed in Italy (with the 2004 and 2005 edition of "Trofeo Italiano Motocicliste") and in France (with the come-back of Dream cup in 2004, 10 years after the "Trophée Féminin de Vitesse" ).
No borderlines for this bouquet of racers, girls and ladies coming from different countries and battling on the same circuit for the title of Best European Female Racer.
The list of candidates likely to step on top of the podium is the following:
- 1000 cc:
Italy: Samuela De Nardi, Paola Cazzola, Chiara Valentini, Alice Betti (currently top ranking in the Italian Female Trophy)
France: Fabienne Migout (associated Magali Langlois within the 3A Racing TEAM, she's finished last Sunday, 19th in the French Endurance Championship) Sandrine Martin (among the five best racers of last year Dream Cup, she also raced in the French Endurance Championship), Agnes Dupuy (who started to ride for Female French Trophy 10 years ago and joins trophies such as Aprilia Cup, Promosports, "Moto Tour " in 2004, and the French Endurance Championship this year).
- 600 cc:
Italy: Alessia Polita (17th in the European Superstock 600 in Monza last May 7 and currently 5th in the Italian Female Trophy general ranking), Letizia Marchetti (third after the first two competitions of the Italian Trophy), Maria Catalano (2004 Italian Trophy Champion)
Hungary: Petra Sovegjarto (Alpe Adria, Hungarian Championship)
France: Francine Herfort (3rd of the French Female Trophy in 1994, best ranking in Promosports 250: 13th), Lydia Jean (racing in the "Trophée Féminin de Vitesse" and the Promosport 250).