Battered and bruised Shane 'Shakey' Byrne has been undergoing treatment at Silverstone following a huge high-side during FP3.

The MCE British Superbike contender, who leads the championship by a single point from Alex Lowes, went down hard at Luffield on the Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki ZX-10R.

Byrne, chasing a record fourth BSB crown, says he is feeling the effects of the spill but the PBM rider has vowed to hit back in final qualifying.

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"It's pretty annoying to have crashed then as that would have been my last lap on that run and I was going to come in," Byrne told the official MCE British Superbike website.

"I had got myself into a bit of a rhythm and then was going to come in for some more changes as we had been working on the rear and later corner entry, which was all going ok.

"I got on the power as usual but kept it on for a fraction longer and that was it. As soon as it happened I thought 'oh no' as it just came around on me and flipped me over the top," he added.

"I landed quite hard on my side and it did take me a while to compose myself. I was able to get up and walk away and the medical team here have been helping me out with some physio and getting me sorted out."

Byrne, who set the second quickest time in FP3 behind James Ellison despite the fall, is confident he can raise his pace further in qualifying.

"I do feel a little more sore than usual when you have a crash but I am having treatments now to loosen me up a bit but then after that it will be looking at what other changes we can make this afternoon as we can still go a bit better for qualifying," he said.