Yamaha R7 Cup: Kayla Yaakov Wins Race Two At Circuit De Navarra

Yamaha R7 Cup: Kayla Yaakov Wins Race Two At Circuit De Navarra

© 2023, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. By David Swarts.

American Kayla Yaakov, age 16, dominated Yamaha R7 bLU cRU Cup Race Two Sunday at Circuit de Navarra, in Spain.

Heavy rain and flooding on Saturday forced the entire program to be run on Sunday.

Yaakov was fourth in the wet qualifying session Sunday morning.

Race One was then run in wet-but-drying conditions. Yaakov was fighting for a podium position when she was “taken out,” according to her father, former racer David Yaakov.

Then in Race Two, Kayla Yaakov checked out. She won the 13-lap race by 9.5 seconds.

 

American Kayla Yaakov with her team in Spain. Photo courtesy David Yaakov.
American Kayla Yaakov with her team in Spain. Photo courtesy David Yaakov.

 

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