BTCC racer Aiden Moffat cleared to return at Knockhill after crash

Aiden Moffat has been cleared to race at this weekend's British Touring Car Championship round at Knockhill following his Snetterton crash

BTCC racer Aiden Moffat cleared to return at Knockhill after crash

The Scot was forced to sit out the races three weeks after suffering a concussion in a practice accident.

He was briefly knocked unconscious when he crashed his Mercedes A-Class into the barriers at the Montreal corner.

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BTCC medical director Dr Paul Trafford passed Moffat fit to race on Friday morning.

"Snetterton was looking very promising for us," said Moffat.

"We had a test session on Wednesday and we tried a big set-up change on the car, which suited me very well.

"From the changes we were posting very quick times and consistently too.

"We tried going further with the changes for FP2 and that, combined with possibly pushing too hard/too soon, led to the crash.

"So I'm absolutely delighted to back at Knockhill this weekend.

"The car has been repaired and now sports my favourite Knockhill set-up.

"The team has worked very hard to make sure everything is ready for racing at our favourite circuit and the support and good wishes I've had from the fans and fellow BTCC drivers and team members has been amazing — I'm certainly ready to bounce back this weekend."

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