Chris Walker is set to toast an incredible 300th MCE British Superbike race start this weekend at Oulton Park and says he couldn't think of anywhere better to savour the achievement.

The former World Superbike and MotoGP rider stands on 299 BSB race starts entering the ninth round of the 2015 British Superbike championship and has been racing since before some of his rivals were born after making his road racing debut in 1994.

Walker would have achieved the feat last time out at Cadwell Park had it not been for a painful injury sustained during qualifying at Knockhill which ruled him out both races at the Scottish circuit.

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It was the first time the Be Wiser Kawasaki rider had missed a BSB race through injury since 1994 but says he's proud to mark the feat at Oulton Park, a circuit which holds a place in his heart.

"My first ever BSB Superbike pole position and BSB race win were here at Oulton Park and now to have my 300thrace here on Saturday is going to be pretty special for me," Walker said. "Out of those 300 races in BSB, plus the many races I had in the World Superbikes, I've had so many special races and memories that I'll never forget.

"But as the extra special one, that really stands out, was my last race win here at Oulton park in 2012 on the Kawasaki with the Bournemouth boys. I had to pass two British Champions, Tommy Hill and Shakey Byrne, to get through to the lead on the last couple of laps and that was pretty cool."

The BSB veteran, who turned 43 in March, has no inclination of slowing down just yet and cheekily added: "I'm looking forward to my 400th."