Honda (United Kingdom) has announced that Jenny Tinmouth Honda Racing team will join in the British Superbike Championship for the season 2015.
TINMOUTH completará el equipo uniéndose a Jason O’Halloran y Dan Linfoot para disputar la categoría reina a lomos de la Superbike -Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade spec.
TINMOUTH, has accomplished many things for women in motorcycle racing, is not a stranger to the British Superbike Championship, where participating since 2011, being the first and only woman to have played the BSB in the category of superbikes. TINMOUTH It has also been highly successful in Isle of Man TT, where he currently holds the record as the fastest woman.
Nick Campolucci – Head Honda Motorcycles (United Kingdom): “We look at Jenny is a female pilot, of course, but also because it is the first and only driver to have participated in the category of superbikes BSB, besides its great step by the TT Isle of Man, which holds the lap record. Jenny joins the team on its own merits and we are excited to have the opportunity to work with her. Honda He has held a number of firsts when it comes to the extension of the representation of women in motorsport and Jenny It is the last female member of the family Honda Racing. She joins the great British motocross Natalie Kane and Laia Sanz, who got the best position Rally Dakar this year by a female pilot, finishing ninth in the overall”.
Javier Beltran – Honda Racing Team Manager: “This is a fantastic opportunity for Jenny. This year will be learning, to get used to the team and the bike, but also help to try to get good results. We also also have to learn, We look forward to the new challenge. Long time know Jenny, not only for being the only woman in superbikes BSB but their success in Isle of Man. I can not wait to see it on the bike in the first test March”.
Jenny TINMOUTH: “I am absolutely over the moon and I can not believe I'm official driver Honda Racing in British Superbike Championship. The offer was totally unexpected. I went to a meeting with Nick (Campolucci) to discuss the season, had a few requests daring to try to Honda help me with the bikes and when the offer came I could not believe what she offered me. I went to the meeting in order to get some help and left as an official driver Honda. Mi sueño siempre ha sido formar parte del equipo oficial y tener la oportunidad este año es simplemente increíble. I'm looking forward to the test in March to ride the Honda”.
Source Honda UK