Record-breaking girl racer Ana Carrasco has secured a second season in the Moto3 World Championship, riding a Kalex KTM for the Dutch-based RW Racing team.

"Ana has proven to be a special talent," said team manager and former 250GP racer Jarno Janssen. "She showed some incredible things in her first year in Moto3 and we strongly believe we can help her to continue improving.

"She is a strong personality and willing to work to achieve the best. Of course it is special to have a girl in the team, but it will not make any difference. A talented rider is a talented rider and Ana is very talented.

"We are very happy with her coming to RW Racing GP."

Carrasco rode a standard KTM alongside factory-backed, championship winning, team-mate Maverick Vinales at Team Calvo during her rookie grand prix season.

The 16-year-old became the first female since Katja Poensgen in 2001 to score a world championship point with 15th place at Sepang - and the first ever in the four-stroke Moto3 category - then claimed eighth place in the final round at Valencia.

However Carrasco was not listed on the 2014 provisional entry list and her Laglisse seat has now been confirmed as going to Isaac Vinales, cousin of Maverick. Isaac was originally due to ride for Gresini next year.

Calvo had already announced Jakub Kornfeil - who rode for RW Racing alongside Jasper Iwema this season - in place of Maverick Vinales, who is stepping up to Moto2 with Pons.

Both of the RW seats had been vacant on the provisional entry list and Carrasco's team-mate remains unknown.



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