WSBK »

Ellison `100 per cent` for Donington.

James Ellison will be fully fit for his World Superbike wild-card ride at Donington Park next weekend after recovering well from the wrist injury that forced him out of the latest Bennetts British Superbike round at Cadwell Park.

Ellison was expecting to make a decision regarding the injury, picked up during Honda Enduro training, this weekend but has since been back into training and has pronounced himself '100 per cent' for the remainder of the season.

Adding that it was unfortunate he was forced to miss Cadwell Park when the inflammation on his wrist happened to be at its worst, Ellison is pleased with how things are progressing now.

“I went back to the gym, whilst keeping the wrist in a splint, on Tuesday and yesterday and again today,” he told Crash.net. “It feels fine. There doesn't seem to be anything wrong with it now, but it was unfortunate that at the weekend because the inflammation was at its peak.

“If I had left it for one more day it might have gone down. I should have missed the Saturday and tried to go out on the Sunday instead.”

Ellison has been one of this season's sensations aboard the Hydrex Bike Animal Honda and is now looking transfer some of that form onto the World Superbike stage alongside BSB rivals HM Plant Honda and Rizla Suzuki.

“I didn't really want to quit [at Cadwell],” he added. “It took a lot of will power to say no and to not ride, but it is definitely for the better because I am 100 per cent for Donington and the rest of the season!”


Related Pictures

Click on relevant pic to enlarge
7. James Ellison Hydrex-Bike Animal Honda, Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade
Hayden`s Honda, Australian WSBK, 2017. Photo courtesy of WorldSBK
Bradl`s Honda, Australian WSBK, 2017. Photo courtesy of WorldSBK
PATA Yamaha unveils 2017 WSBK challenger
PATA Yamaha YZF-R1 for 2017 World Superbike Championship
Red Bull Honda Fireblade
Red Bull Honda Fireblade
Stefan Bradl and Nicky Hayden with the Red Bull Honda Fireblade
Stefan Bradl and Nicky Hayden with the Red Bull Honda Fireblade
Stefan Bradl and Nicky Hayden with the Red Bull Honda Fireblade
Nicky Hayden, Stefan Bradl, Red Bull Honda [Credit: Honda WSBK]
Stefan Bradl and Nicky Hayden with the Red Bull Honda Fireblade
Milwaukee reveals 2017 WSBK Aprilia RSV4
Milwaukee reveals 2017 WSBK Aprilia RSV4
The Shaun Muir Milwaukee team shows off the new Aprilia RSV4 for WSBK 2017.
Stefan Bradl Jerez
Jonathan Rea arrives at FIM awards on his bike, Qatar WSBK 2016
Jonathan Rea arrives at FIM awards on his bike, Qatar WSBK 2016

Join the conversation - Add your comment

Please login or register before adding your comments.

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.




© 1999 - 2017 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.