After an injury ravaged season, James Toseland is hoping to repay his loyal supporters with a positive result at next weekend's World Superbike meeting at Silverstone. The two-time former champion has seen his campaign interrupted as he has tried to overcome a wrist injury sustained at Aragon in March, but has confirmed he is fighting fit for his home event.

The Yorkshireman has admitted this year has been among his toughest in motorsport but has paid tribute to the supporters that he says have helped him through the tough times. On a circuit he expects to suit the BMW Motorrad Italia S1000RR, he is desperate to repay them for their faith.

“Obviously this year has been really difficult for me due to injury, but my plan has always been to return in time for Silverstone. Racing in front of your home fans on a track like Silverstone is an amazing feeling, so for sure I am looking forward to getting out there. I think the circuit's fast-flowing nature will definitely suit my BMW Motorrad Italia machine and I hope we can do a good job come race day on Sunday.”

“I have been lucky this year to have such loyal support from my fan base back in the UK and they have really helped me through everything. I just hope I can give them something good to shout about. I cannot wait to get out there and really give it everything.”

Tickets are still available with advance tickets starting from just £20. Paddock and Pit Lane passes also available to purchase in advance. For further information, or to book tickets, visit www.silverstone.co.uk or call 0844 3728 260.