View Full Version : First Female Winner of a Coed Series

Chevy Taylor
10-21-2017, 12:14 PM
Was this Ann Hanson?

Nancy Selleck
10-23-2017, 10:11 AM
Hi Chevy,

I have been the Administrator for the club since October 2002 and I am not familiar with Ann Hanson. I'm not sure exactly what you mean by a "Coed Series" though. Do you mean a race that is not specifically for women only?

There are a number of folks on here who have been members a lot longer than that, so maybe they will be able to tell you.

Alan Etheredge
10-23-2017, 01:34 PM
"Anne Hansen" can be found as a motorcycle drag racer using google but (with brief searching) I can't find anything on when she won a race or a series.

Elena Meyers is of course known as the first woman to win an AMA Pro Roadrace in 2010 (red-flag shortened race at Infineon) and then a full-length 'for the record' race in 2012.


No telling how many women have won races/ class championships /series' at the club level .... AFAIK there's not been any 'modern' prohibition against women riding motorcycle roadraces at any level, they've been giving the guys a run for their money for a long time.

Dwayne Brown
10-24-2017, 04:34 AM
Ana Carrasco is the first on the world stage.
http://www.worldsbk.com/en/news/2017/Carrasco%20takes%20first%20female%20victory%20on%2 0the%20world%20stage

Christopher Corder
10-24-2017, 01:42 PM
Lots of women have won championship in lots of series national and international series including speedway, drag racing, trials, road racing, and many other disciplines.