Maria Costello is a legend in the motorcycle world, her amazing achievements have been recognised at the highest levels -
In 2009 she became the female motorcycle solo racer to become a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE), awarded to her by His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, Prince Charles.
She was the first woman solo racer to stand on the podium in a race around the Isle of Man TT course, when she finished third in the 2005 Ultra-Lightweight race at the Manx Grand Prix.
So what is the next challenge for Maria? The answer - three wheels on a Formula Two 600cc sidecar.