Katja Poensgen

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Katja Poensgen
NationalityGerman
Born (1976-09-23) 23 September 1976 (age 42)
Mindelheim, West Germany
Bike number65
Motorcycle racing career statistics
250cc World Championship
Active years2001 and 2003
ManufacturersAprilia, Honda
2003 championship positionNC (0 pts)
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
24 0 0 0 0 2
Supersport World Championship
Active years1998
ManufacturersSuzuki
1998 championship positionNC (0 pts)
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
1 0 0 0 0 0

Katja Poensgen (born 23 September 1976 in Mindelheim) is a German motorcycle racer. She started her motorcycle career in 1993 with ADAC Junior Cup. In 1995 she won this championship and also won the Trofeo Tordi in Italy. In 1996 she competed in the German 125cc Championship. The next year she moved to German Supersport Championship. In 1998 she made her debut in a world Championship: she took part in the German Grand Prix of Supersport World Championship riding a Suzuki GSX-R600. She finished the race at the 20th place. In the same year she won the Supermono title. During the 1999 and 2000 seasons she rode in European Superstock 1000 Championship with a Suzuki GSX 750 R, collecting 102 points, two races' fastest laps and a podium place at Misano Adriatico.[1] In 2001 she moved to Grand Prix motorcycle racing. She competed in 250cc. She rode an Aprilia RSV 250 but during the season she changed her bike. Actually she ended the season with a Honda RS250R.[2] In this context she became the first woman to score points in this category. In 2002 she competed in German Superstock 1000. In 2003 she came back to Gran Prix motorcycle racing, without scoring points. Since 2004 she has worked as a TV speaker while she continued to participate in Rallycross and Electric-Motorcycle races.

Career statistics[edit]

Supersport World Championship[edit]

Races by year[edit]

Year Bike 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Pos. Pts
1998 Suzuki GBR ITA SPA GER
20
ITA ZAF USA GBR AUT NED 0

Grand Prix motorcycle racing[edit]

By season[edit]

Season Class Motorcycle Team Race Win Pod Pole FLap Pts Pos
2001 250cc Aprilia Dark Dog Racing Factory 14 0 0 0 0 2 30th
Honda Shell Advance Honda
2003 250cc Honda Dark Dog Molenaar 10 0 0 0 0 0 NC
Total 24 0 0 0 0 2

Races by year[edit]

(key)

Year Class Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Pos. Pts
2001 250cc Aprilia JPN
22
RSA
24
SPA
23
FRA
DNS
ITA
14
CAT
26
NED
Ret
GBR
23
GER
20
CZE 30th 2
Honda POR
20
VAL
24
PAC
26
AUS
19
MAL
Ret
BRA
26
2003 250cc Honda JPN
20
RSA
Ret
SPA
DNQ
FRA
DNQ
ITA
DNQ
CAT
17
NED
18
GBR
19
GER
18
CZE
20
POR
Ret
BRA
DNS
PAC MAL
17
AUS
Ret
VAL NC 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIM European Superstock 1000 Cup at Misano Adriatico" (PDF). Worldsbk.com. Dorna. 18 June 2000. Retrieved 1 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Katja Poensgen officially presented by Shell Advance Honda". motogp.com. Dorna. 3 September 2001. Retrieved 1 February 2018.

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