Dani Sordo says he feels fighting fit to return to the World Rally Championship after breaking two ribs while training and is gearing up for the third round in Mexico.

The Spanish rider fell off his mountain bike while training and was forced to miss Rally Sweden earlier this month. The 31-year-old was replaced by Hayden Paddon in the Hyundai Motorsport i20 WRC in Sweden but Sordo says he has recovered enough to return after coming through a couple of test days.

"The ribs I broke are on my back and I think it would be more uncomfortable in the car - especially with the belts - if I had broken the ones on my front," Sordo said. "Mexico is not so rough either. We drove some big compression on the test and they were okay."

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The Hyundai Motorsport driver finished sixth at the 2015 season-opener Rally Monte Carlo and after missing the Swedish rally slipped to 10th in the drivers' standings.

Speaking about the accident Sordo says it was just an unfortunate accident and he wasn't putting himself in any undue danger.

"It was not especially fast or anything, I just fell off and broke the ribs," Sordo added. "I'm feeling much better now, and even after two days of testing I felt okay. Maybe it was a little bit uncomfortable in some places afterwards, but honestly for the driving it was perfect and I still have almost two weeks more for recovery."

The upcoming Rally Mexico in Guanajuato gets underway on 5th-8th March.