Who is Nancy?

Born In A Motocross Family, There Was No Other Sport Nancy Was Interested In.

She already went to motorcross races while she was still a child. Her big brother Rinus van de Ven was a talented rider who made it into the World Championship MX2. Unfortunately due to injuries he was forced to retire from racing to early. That was the time everything was deticated to Nancy. With the goal to become world champion and to go race in the USA.

Profile

Name: Nancy van de Ven
Date of Birth: 13-11-1997
Village: Vlissingen
Length: 1,57 meter
Nationality: Dutch
Hobbies: Motocross, boxing and shopping
Favorite riders: Rinus van de Ven, Marc de Reuver and Jeffrey Herlings
Favorite track in Holland: Lelystad
Favorite track outside of Holland: Schwedt (Germany)
First interest in motorcross: From the moment she was born, she is on the motorcross.
Started riding races: in 2011, 13 years old
Highlight: Dutch Champion MON 85cc small wheels
Ambitions: Becoming World Champion

History

When Nancy was ten years old she started to ride in competition and in 2011 she managed to win the Dutch 85 Championship at the amateur federation (MON) in Holland.

Season 2013

In 2013 she was riding her first full season in the women world championship on a 125cc.

She did well straight from the beginning and finished in fifth position in the final championship standings.

Season 2014

In 2014 Nancy started her second full season in the women world championship. The first half she rode a Yamaha 125cc 2-stroke, but during the summer she made the switch to a Yamaha YZF250. Nancy managed to finish fifth again and came close to the podium a few times. Also she was competing in the Women MX of Nations together with Marianne Veenstra. They finished 4th as a team and individually Nancy finished 2nd.

Season 2015

After two seasons comming close, she finally finished on the podium. After a 3rd place in Matterley Basin she became 2nd at Villars Sous Ecot in France.

But the highlight of the season came when Nancy won both heats on the technical track of Loket and won her first Grand Prix in her career.

After a strong season she finished the Women World Championship in 3rd!

Season 2016

2nd place Women World Championship

Season 2017

4th place Women World Championship

Season 2018

2nd place Women World Championship

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