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“Trailblazing Teenager” Yaakov Appears On TODAY Show

Kayla Yaakov spun some laps aboard her Yamaha YZF-R6 training bike for the NBC News crew and cameras last week at Jennings GP. Photo courtesy of Kayla Yaakov.

MP13 Racing Kayla Yaakov was certainly ready for her close-up. Dubbed a “trailblazing teenager” by NBC News, the MP13 Racing rider appeared on the February 1 edition of “TODAY with Hoda & Jenna.”

Yaakov was ready for her close-up on TODAY.

NBC News Correspondent Donna Farizan interviewed 15-year-old Yaakov last week at Jennings GP in Jennings, Florida, where she was training for the upcoming 2023 MotoAmerica REV’IT! Twins Cup Championship. Farizan also interviewed Yaakov’s father Dave Yaakov, himself a former motorcycle road racer, and both of the Yaakov’s interviews were included in the feature segment.

To watch the TODAY Show segment in its entirety, CLICK HERE.

Kayla Yaakov, is set to make her debut in the REV’IT Twins Cup Championship aboard an MP13 Racing Yamaha YZF-R7, and her debut as a professional motorcycle road racer for the first time at Daytona International Speedway, on March 9 through 11.

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