Stuart Easton has avoided causing damage to the muscles or tendons in his leg following his accident during testing at Cadwell Park, it has been confirmed

A Scot, who is considered a firm favourite for this season's MCE Insurance British Superbike title, was taken to hospital to undergo X-Rays when he suffered a nasty fall at Charlie's Corner.

Easton was then operated on late last night, but crew chief Pete Jennings revealed no internal damage to the muscles or tendons were discovered and he will be released from hospital today [Wednesday].

As of yet, it is unc
lear whether the Swan Honda rider will be fit enough to participate in the opening round of the season, to be held on April 5th at Brands Hatch.