James Ellison says it is time to put things right after suffering two tricky MCE British Superbike rounds back-to-back which have seen him drop from first to fourth in the riders' standings.

After three non-finishes in the past four races caused by a number of niggling problems, including a broken rib suffered in a qualifying crash at Snetterton and mechanical bugs, Ellison is looking for a return to form and sees no better place to fightback than at Brands Hatch.

In April, the JG Speedfit Kawasaki rider was unstoppable around the Indy circuit at Brands Hatch by taking pole position and two race wins, presenting himself as defending champion Shane Byrne's main contender for his BSB crown.

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Ellison is looking to rediscover that early season form and is adamant his outright race pace is strong enough to challenge for race victories.

"The last few rounds haven't gone to plan at all so I'm really looking forward to getting back out at Brands Hatch and putting things right," Ellison said. "We had an incredible round here back in April and although the Indy track is different to the full circuit we can certainly carry over a lot of the information.

"I'm still struggling a little with the injury, but it didn't affect me too much at Knockhill and Brands is a less physical track so I don't think it will be too much of a problem this weekend.

"Even with the way things went at Snetterton and Knockhill we were still one of, if not the fastest, riders of the weekend so I don't see any reason why we can't do that again and get back to where we belong."

Commenting on the one-off race two challenge at Brands, 'The King of Brands', Ellison says he might be tempted to give it a go but will wait until Sunday to make a decision. The last-to-first challenge will give the front three qualifiers the chance to start the race from the back and fight for double points, a special trophy and a potential ?50,000 prize fund.

"The King of Brands option is certainly an interesting prospect," he said. "I think it will all depend on how close the times are between the top 20 riders or so but if we're in a position where I think we can still get through to the front group then I might just go for it."