Maria Costello makes history at the Isle of Man TT

13th June 2019

Congratulations to Maria Costello MBE who made history at the Isle of Man TT last week! Maria has become the first female competitor to compete in both the sidecar and Lightweight TT races on the same day.

After 20 years of competing on two wheels at the Isle of Man, Maria has achieved great success including a Classic TT podium in 2016.

Although the weather wreaked havoc on the event causing competitors to reduce practice time, Maria and her sidecar passenger, Julie Canipa, finished their first full distance TT sidecar race in 21st place – lapping at over 100mph on every lap with a best of more than 102mph!

That same day, Maria took to two wheels to compete in the Lightweight TT, this time taking 24th place.

Sports Insure are proud supporters of Maria Costello and would like to wish her all the best on her future endeavours.

Image courtesy of Steve Babb Photography

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