A brief glance around any motorcycle racing paddock will tell you all you need to know about the number of women racing in the field. In short, there aren't many. Thankfully, things are changing, especially when racers like 16-year-old Elena Myers proved that they can do more than just keep up on the track with their male counterparts.
In case you missed the news, young Elena just became the first female to win an AMA Supersport Class race, and she did so aboard her No. 21 Lucas Oil Roadracingworld.com RMR Suzuki GSX-R600. Suffice it to say that Suzuki is rather proud of Elena's achievement, and the Japanese company has gone so far as to celebrate the landmark victory by changing its Suzukicycles.com homepage to pink in her honor.

Naturally, we wish Elena all the success in the world. But seriously... pink? We see exactly zero pink on any of her motorcycle or riding gear, but if that's the Way Suzuki wants to celebrate...

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Suzukicycles.com Goes Pink in Honor of Elena Myers

Elena Myers, who recently turned 16, made history at Saturday's race at Infineon raceway by claiming the first win of her career in the AMA Supersport class aboard her No. 21 Lucas Oil Roadracingworld.com RMR Suzuki GSX-R600, and became the first female rider ever to win an AMA Supersport Class race. To commemorate and honor Elena's historic win, Suzukicycles.com is going pink to show just how proud the company is of her achievement.

"Elena is a great example of a Suzuki racer. She has a lot of heart, a lot of talent, and now this amazing win to show the world she's a tough competitor," said American Suzuki Motor Corporation's Communications Manager Steve Bortolamedi. "We at Suzuki are proud of her, and glad that she's riding a Suzuki GSX-R600. Changing our Suzukicycles.com homepage pink in her honor is our way of supporting her young and promising racing career."

With six rounds left in the 2010 season, and each event being a double header, Myers will have plenty of opportunities to add to her growing list of career wins. As a way of celebrating her achievements, the Suzukicycles.com team will be turning the site's homepage pink for five days following every podium finish for Elena. Keep an eye on the Suzukicycles.com for updates on Elena's races!

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