Autodromo Tangamanga, San Luis Potosi, Mexico – Elisa Gendron-Belen, MotoAmerica Junior Cup rider, finished on the podium in Sunday’s [November 5] race in the Latin American International Women’s Cup sponsored by Italika Racing and sanctioned by Racing Bike Mexico.
Gendron-Belen, 20, is no newcomer to racing in Mexico, as this is her third season contesting selected rounds of the Women’s Cup in Mexico, which is open to women from all of Latin America and Spain. Gendron-Belen, a New Hartford, New York, resident is sponsored by Team Puerto Rico, as her mother hails from the enchanted island.
Gendron-Belen has improved her results with each successive round as she continued to familiarize herself with new-to-her tracks in Mexico and the Italika Racing 500, the spec bike for the series. From the podium, Gendron-Belen thanked Italika Racing and Racing Bike Mexico for supporting such a vibrant series showcasing women’s motorcycle road racing and the talented women who participate.
Gendron-Belen is set to graduate in May 2024 from St. John Fisher University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sport Management with a Minor in International Studies and looks to make a career of working in the motorsports industry.