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Guintoli: "I want to be back before the end of the season"

Worx Suzuki rider eager to get back in the saddle

INJURED FRENCH BSB rider Sylvian Guintoli is aiming to make a comeback to the British Superbike Championship before the end of the season.

The Worx Crescent Suzuki man was badly injured during qualifying at Donington Park over two months ago. Guintoli suffered a fractured tibia and fibula in his right leg, which was subsequently plated and screwed in a long and technically difficult operation.

In an interview with French mag Motorevue, Guintoli has said that although the fracture to his leg was serious he's hoping to be back on the BSB scene within the next few weeks.

Airwaves Ducati rider Leon Camier currently leads the championship with 299.5 points

2009 BSB Championship Standings

1  L. Camier Airwaves Yamaha 299.5
2  J. Ellison Airwaves Yamaha 224
3  S. Easton Hydrex Honda 173
4  G. Richards HM Plant Honda 103
5  J. Brookes HM Plant Honda 99
6  S. Andrews MSS Colchester Kawasaki 92.5
7  K. Harris Hydrex Honda 91.5
8  C. Walker Motorpoint/Henderson Yamaha 87
9  I. Lowry Relentless Suzuki by TAS 86
10  J. Da Costa MSS Colchester Kawasaki 80
 

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