Josh Owens Accident Update: British Superbike Racer Injured

Last Updated on October 9, 2023, 8:23 am

Josh Owens, a British motorbike racer, left hospitalized after a crash.

Josh Owens Accident
Josh Owens (Image via Facebook)

Josh Owens, a British motorbike racer, is hospitalized after an accident one week before the Bennetts British Superbike Championship, where he planned to race.

What happened to Josh Owens?

He was involved in an accident on Saturday, October 7, 2023, at Darley Moor Race Circuit near Ashbourne, Derbyshire, England. He had planned to compete in the Bennetts BSB championship and was riding his practice bike there to test his fitness; one week before the competition, fate took a twisted turn, and Josh met with a tragic accident. He was airlifted to Royal Stoke University Hospital. He sustained multiple injuries and was in critical condition. According to reports, he has been put in a medically induced coma until his body can cope and the doctors can operate.

His accident has shocked the fans and followers and left his family stressed. All are concerned about his speedy recovery. In this critical time, the racing community has expressed thoughts and prayers for him and his family and friends. Our prayers are for his swift recovery and a healthy, prosperous life. May he live long and dazzle his fans and followers with his unparalleled talents again.

Josh’s team, ‘The Hawk Racing’, thanked everyone for their support and prayers. They have also expressed gratitude towards the marshals, the medical team at Darley Moor, and the air ambulance and NHS staff for their care for Josh. They have wished him a speedy recovery and offered their thoughts and support for his family and friends.

Who is Josh Owens?

Josh Owens is a British motorbike racer from Aintree in Merseyside, England. He is an emerging talent in the Bennetts British Superbike Championship. He may have been a new competitor at BSB, but he has graced several motorbike racing competitions with his sports abilities.

He competed in the British 125 Championship and won. He also performed outstandingly in the British Moto3 Championship. He proved his excellence in 2018 when he grabbed the Quattro Group British GP2 Championship title. He debuted in the Bennetts BSB Championship in 2019, earned his first Championship points in 2020, entered his fourth year of the class, and remained committed to maintaining his winning streak in 2022.


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