Luke will be completing in the Pirelli National Superstock 1000 Championship for the second year, He signed a deal to ride for PR Racing Lloyd & Jones Bowker Motorrad BMW team, Luke is joining this well-established BSB team and is team mate to Sam Coventry and Jakob Smrz both these riders also raced for the team last season.
The team are going for a double pronged attack this season in the stock 1000 championship with Luke and Sam, while Jakob is there BSB rider.
The news broke just one week before the Spain test, all 3 riders and some of the team fly out to Almeria, Spain on Monday for a 3-day test where Luke can finally get to grips with his BMW 1000 machine.
Luke will also have a couple of official BSB test before racing finally gets underway over the Easter weekend 31st March -2nd April at Donington Park, East midlands.
Hedger added” I’m really excited to finally announce my plans for this year. I can’t wait to get the season started with PR Racing on the Bowker Motorrad BMW. I’m thrilled that John Has given me this opportunity. I believe with the years’ experience already under my belt in the Superstock 1000 class, and with the well-established team I can battle for the championship.
“I can’t wait to get to Spain and get some lap in on the BMW ready for the first round at Donington Park. I would like to say a massive thank you to John from PR Racing, Bowker Motorrad BMW for this amazing opportunity, also to my family, friends supporters and sponsors for getting me to this point SRS international, Swindon Karting, HJC Helmets, Daytona boots,Lids365.com, JC Cook Cycles RTR2 Leathers, RRPS, Connect racing parts, 151’s, Knox, and Dave Siney "