We are proud to announce that we've teamed up with Maria Costello Motorsport as Maria's official helmet painter for 2016!
Maria approached us after seeing our paint work with a European Junior Cup rider at the start of this year - testament to how much our custom painted helmets stand out on track!
Maria Costello MBE boasts a host of impressive accolades including being the only female motorcycle solo racer to become a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) back in November 2009.
She was also the first woman solo racer to stand on the podium at the prestigious Isle of Man TT course, the fastest woman to lap the International Ulster Grand Prix, former fastest woman to lap the Isle of Man TT course (Held 2004 -2009), is a Published author, Founded the Woman on a Motorcycle group and has been inducted on to the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme Women in Motorcycling Commission (CFM) in 2013.
As well as competing at the Northwest 200 this year, she will also be contesting classes at the prestigious Isle of Man TT alongside running ‘women only’ trackdays with BMW Motorrad UK all over Europe, as well as being their Ambassador for 2016. Maria's also acting as a mentor for the young women competing in the European Junior Cup - 2015/2016. You can find out more about Maria and her activities by visiting her website.
Naturally, we're very happy to be working with Maria and have created her two beautifully painted Arai RX7-Vs.