Top motorcycle racer to inspire Northampton girls

Maria Costello. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

Top motorcycle racer Maria Costello will be aiming to inspire teenage girls in Northampton to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and maths when she visits them today.

The former world record holder, who was born in the town, is due to speak at the University of Northampton's Girls Going Global event as part of International Women's Day.