Sam Cox will return to the Bennetts British Superbike Championship this season after signing a new deal with NP Racing BMW.
A stalwart of the paddock, having competed in Supersport, Superstock and the Ducati TriOptions Cup, Cox made his debut in BSB last season at Silverstone with the same team.
The 31-year-old’s motivation for the forthcoming season is high as he ends cancer treatment at the end of the month, and remains fully focused on continuing his preparation for the opening round.
“I’m really excited to be stepping into the most competitive motorcycle racing championship in the country with NP Racing,” Cox said. “They are a new and developing team in the championship and I can’t wait to get started with them and help to continue their progression in the championship.
“I have toiled and worked incredibly hard for many years in the British paddock and I intend to make the most of this amazing opportunity.
“I’m working hard and staying focused on getting myself back to full fitness after my recent cancer diagnosis, which has only given me more drive and motivation to make a success of this coming year. I finish my final treatment at the end of the month, so I have a good few months to hit the gym and get ready for round one.”