Provec Kawasaki names first female team manager in WorldSBK

The Provec Kawasaki WorldSSP 300 team has named Carla Grau Pi as Ana Carrasco’s team manager

Carla Grau Pi

AS Ana Carrasco gears up for her return to action in WorldSSP 300, her team is continuing to break down barriers after signing the first female team manager in WorldSBK history.

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Carla Grau Pi will be the person calling the shots in the Provec Kawasaki team for 2021, after working within the squad for some time, and is already an accomplished Alpine skier, instructor. Carla is currently undertaking a Sports Management course at the renowned Ramon Llull University in Barcelona.

The structure of the Provec Racing WSSP300 pit box will be Nico Sartori as Crew Chief, “Fleky” Rodriguez (Chief Mechanic), and Max Valls (Race Mechanic).

Speaking of the new role, Carla said:

“I am very happy with this opportunity that Provec Racing and Kawasaki are giving me and to continue being part of this project for the coming year.

 “The team is back after not being able to complete 2020 due to Ana's injury and we are eager and excited to be able to help her as much as possible to achieve good results in 2021.

 “I am delighted to continue working and learning from this group of professionals who have so much experience in the WorldSBK Championship and we are all looking forward to the start of the season.”

 Guim Roda – Team Manager of the Provec KRT World Superbike project added:

“Carla is eager to learn, and she has so much experience to call on inside the pitbox and also amongst all the Provec staff.

“Of course, our goal is to regain the WWSP300 title with Ana Carrasco, and the whole Provec structure is focused on this. We wish Carla success and hope this appointment will be seen as another positive step for women in the WorldSBK paddock.”