BSB Staff |
FHO Racing has partnered with historic racer Maria Costello to help the team support up-and-coming racers.
The team, owned and operated by Faye Ho, has been committed to nurturing and supporting talented female racers since the start of 2021 and is currently supporting a number of exciting young girls in various motorsport series.
Now, to further strengthen her commitment, hO is drawing on the knowledge and experience of Costello – the world’s most prominent and well-known women’s road racer – as she joins the team in a management role. and mentor to his four female motorcycle racers.
The first woman to finish on the podium in a race around the famous Isle of Man TT course, Costello made her way back into the history books in 2019 when she became the first woman to compete in a solo race and in a sidecar on the same route. daytime.
Alongside her busy racing schedule, she has spent several years volunteering her time to support some of the UK’s young female talent and is now eager to share her skills and wisdom with team supported riders – Jamie Hanks-Elliott, Holly Harris, Charlotte Marcuzzo and Scarlett Robinson.
“I’m really excited, this opportunity feels like a natural progression after more than 26 years of competing and managing my own teams in the sport and I’m absolutely thrilled to do it,” Costello said.
“I feel very lucky to be able to take on this role, it’s no small feat, but I’m so happy to be working with some really talented young riders.
“Being able to give back to the sport in a professional role really means a lot to me and shows how sport is changing in such a positive way towards women.
“I have all these years of experience, I’ve been there and done a lot of things and now I just want to try and pass on some of that and ultimately be there to help and support these amazing girls.”