Moto3: Maria Herrera earns Jerez wild-card


Ana Carrasco will not be the only girl in the paddock this weekend for the Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez as Maria Herrera will be back with the Estrella Galicia team.


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Image: The last time there were two female riders was when Carrasco and Herrera both rode at Aragon in 2013

Herrera really has earned her wild card return as team-mate to Alex Rins and Alex Marquez too, she currently holds the joint lead in the CEV Moto3 Spanish Championship – the teenager was second and first with both rounds being held at the venue for this weekends racing – Jerez!

On her first wild-card appearance at Aragon last year she was a victim of her nerves and fell on the first lap. With more experience and some more wins under her belt she has been rewarded with another world championship chance on a track she is very familiar with.

The full version of this story is available on with much more detail, background and quotes from Herrera herself –

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