Leon Haslam says he is determined to show what he is capable of on the Pata Honda in 2014 after spending much of the 2013 World Superbike season contending with injury.

The three-time race winner, a runner-up with Suzuki in 2010, switched from BMW to Honda ahead of the 2013 season, but a damaging accident during the third round at Assen left him nursing a broken leg.

Describing the injury as the worst of his career, Haslam was forced to skip several races before struggling to get up to speed during the second-half of the season as he continued a lengthy recovery.

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Despite this, Haslam has been granted a second season with Pata Honda and, after a period of rehabilitation, the Briton feels he is now capable of returning to the World Superbike podium.

"Last season was definitely one to forget for me," he admitted. "We started a little bit on the back foot and then I broke my leg just after round two. I'm training again quite strongly now and the team's been working 24-7 on the bike, mainly on the electronics, so we'll be aiming to maximise what we have from the start of the season and see where that puts us.

"It's fantastic to have Pata back on board this year - it's a really good, family-run company and I didn't really get a chance to show them what I'm capable of last year. I'd love to repay them with some podiums and some wins this season and have some good after-race parties!"