FHO Racing has announced a new collaboration with two women in the British HEL Performance Junior Supersport Championship.
The new initiative will see Faye Ho’s Bennetts British Superbike team working closely with Charlotte Marcuzzo, 16, and Scarlett Robinson, 17, in the Junior category. Both drivers will use FHO Racing’s distinctive livery for the remainder of the season and will be supported by team members.
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Marcuzzo won the 2019 British Mini Grand Prix winter series before narrowly missing out on the regular season title in the final race of the year. Marcuzzo also obtained his ACU license and made his debut in the Bemsee Team Green Junior Supersport Championship, winning two fifths and two thirds in his first race meeting at Cadwell Park.
The 16-year-old finished her 2020 campaign sixth overall, but was the best-placed 300cc rider as those ahead of her were riding Kawasaki 400ccs. Marcuzzo finished the season with a podium.
“For starters the new livery we have for this weekend is amazing and I think this is just the start to get us noticed on the track,” said Marcuzzo. “These are definitely faster colors so hopefully we can get into the rhythm right away and keep moving forward. Faye is really strong and she’s already helped build our confidence so I’m thrilled. to work together. “
Robinson has raced in several different disciplines over the years, including motocross, supermoto, and circuit racing. Robinson finished second overall in the Supermono GB Junior Championship in 2019. Last year Robinson made an appearance in the Junior Supersport Season Finals at Donington Park, while competing in the 2021 Thundersport Superteens series, alongside other championships, on a Kawasaki 400cc.
“It’s huge for me and I feel like we’re already getting more noticed, especially because of the color scheme,” said Robinson. partners, who allow us to race. I want to thank Faye for her support and look forward to being associated with FHO Racing. “
Team manager Faye Ho is pushing for greater representation of women in motorcycle racing. Ho is currently the only female team owner in the paddock, while the grids are mostly made up of male riders.
“I am delighted to announce our new association with Charlotte and Scarlett for the remainder of the season,” said Ho. “It has always been a huge ambition for me to become a team owner in the Bennetts British Superbike Championship, and making that dream come true this season has been a huge achievement for me, especially being the only woman in this position right now.
“I wanted to share this experience of achieving a goal, and I feel really motivated to champion the recognition of more women in sport. This new association means that as a winning team in the biggest championship British Motorsport, we can offer tips and advice on how to further their careers and truly stand up for women in sport.
“I hope this new collaboration will also bring new interest to the project, and we welcome any brands that would like to join together to support their dream to get in touch.”
Marcuzzo and Robinson will race in the colors of FHO Racing at Snetterton this weekend.