Martin Cardenas Returns To Racing, Wins In Colombia

Martin Cardenas Returns To Racing, Wins In Colombia

© 2024, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. By David Swarts.

Former AMA Pro Superbike racer and 2010 and 2012 AMA Pro Daytona SportBike Champion Martin Cardenas made a victorious return to racing in his home country of Colombia this past weekend. 

Racing on a nearly stock Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R, Cardenas, age 42, entered the Superbike class at the Federacion Colombiana de Motocislismo Gran Prix Colombiana Velocidad Vitrix at Autodromo de Tocancipa and finished second in Race One and won Race Two.

 

Martin Cardenas wore his Monster Energy M4 Suzuki leathers while racing in Colombia. Photo courtesy Mauricio Mesa.
Martin Cardenas wore his M4 Monster Energy Suzuki leathers while racing in Colombia. Photo courtesy Mauricio Mesa.

 

Cardenas’ last known race was in 2015 in the FIM Supersport World Championship.

The rider who beat Cardenas in Race One is Alfonso Linares, who currently races in MotoAmerica Supersport for TopPro Racing.

 

Martin Cardenas (36) in action in Colombia. Photo courtesy Mauricio Mesa.
Martin Cardenas (36) in action in Colombia. Photo courtesy Mauricio Mesa.

 

 

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