Hertfordshire’s brave Luke Mossey is ready for his Silverstone comeback

PUBLISHED: 09:14 08 September 2017 | UPDATED: 09:14 08 September 2017

Royston's brave Luke Mossey who rider JG Speedfit Kawasaki is set to make his Silverstone comeback

Royston's brave Luke Mossey who rider JG Speedfit Kawasaki is set to make his Silverstone comeback

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Royston British Superbike rider Luke Mossey is ready and raring to compete again in the triple header race at Silverstone this weekend.

Mossey was ruled out of August’s race at Cadwell Park as his specialist medical team advised him not to race to allow further rest and ensure he was fully recovered from a fractured vertebra.

After taking a holiday in Spain he’s now ready to race and has been back on his bike after completing a testing session last week.

Speaking ahead of the Northamptonshire race, the brave Mossey said: “I’m really looking forward to racing at Silverstone. I want to come back and enjoy the race. I’m not putting any pressure on myself and will be looking forward to getting back on the JG Speedfit Kawasaki.”

The Championship standings have seen Mossey move down to sixth place following him missing Cadwell Park.

The Royston rider is 58 points off top placed rider Shane Byrne of the Be Wiser Ducati team. Team-mate Leon Haslam is in second position and 48 points ahead of Mossey.

With Silverstone being a triple header it means there’s an extra chance to pick up important points, which could make the difference between Mossey making or missing out on the Showdown six.

“It’s been a long time since I raced and we did a good test last week and everything feels good again. Silverstone is one of my favourite circuits and we have three races, so I can’t wait to get back out there and race,” said Luke.

Cambridgeshire-born Mossey has a five-point lead on seventh place Jake Dixon, of RAF Regular and Reserves Kawasaki.

“It will be a fantastic race to watch and everything could go down to the third and final race of the weekend.”

If Mossey can make the Showdown he will be sure to credit his family, fans and team members. Mossey said: “Thanks to everyone for their continued support and backing me. Let’s go racing.”

The JG Speedfit Kawasaki rider suffered the injury in the closing minutes of FP3 at the Hampshire circuit when he dipped his rear wheel on to the grass exiting the chicane. He was taken to hospital in Southampton and diagnosed with a broken vertebrae and a badly bruised ankle.

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