Sam Lowes takes 19th in Australia
Sam Lowes finished nineteenth after a shrewd race, overtaking Parkes, Petrucci and Barbera. Sam Lowes: “Obviously you always hope for a better result but, given the conditions, I’m rather satisfied. I overtook a few riders in the race and I didn’t make any mistakes throughout the weekend. We are... Read more
Sam Lowes finishes Austrian race in 20th
Sam Lowes, after a good start, suffered particularly from rear tyre wear which forced him to slow his pace considerably, settling for finishing the race in twentieth place. Sam Lowes: “The first part of the race was the best since I’ve been with Aprilia. Both in terms of position... Read more
Sam Lowes called on to come from behind in Austrian race
Sam Lowes is in a similar situation, twenty-third in qualifying, but rather confident in his chances to manage race distance. His goal is to finish in the points and gain confidence in view of his home GP at Silverstone. Sam Lowes: “These qualifiers were rather hard for us. Even... Read more
Sam Lowes 18th in Brno race
Sam Lowes finished his first flag-to-flag race 18th. Sam Lowes: “The conditions today were very strange. We started in the wet, but the track dried out incredibly fast. In hindsight, maybe starting directly with slicks would not have been such a risk. In any case, this was my first... Read more
Eighth row start for Sam Lowes in Brno
Sam Lowes also had a crash during qualifying (Q1), so he will have to settle for a spot on the eighth row tomorrow, the result of his 22nd place time (1’57.465). Sam Lowes: “The first lap in qualifying was rather good. In the second run I crashed as I... Read more
Sam Lowes crashes out while battling for points in Germany
Sam Lowes crashed out without any physical consequences during the thirteenth lap while, after making up several positions, he was on the hunt to earn championship points. Sam Lowes: “A small mistake cost me the race today. It’s a pity because I had overtaken a few riders and I... Read more
Seventh row start for Sam Lowes in Germany
Sam Lowes did not benefit as hoped in the wet conditions which had enhanced his riding style in Le Mans and Assen. He finished Q1 in eleventh place which earns him 21st place overall and therefore a spot on the seventh row after a crash at the end of... Read more
In FP2, for the first time, Aprilia places two riders in the top ten thanks to Sam Lowes, 9th place
Showing his stuff in the session was Sam Lowes who, after showing progress on the dry track (he had finished FP1 in 15th place), took an excellent ninth place time (1’28.994) that gives Aprilia Racing Team Gresini two riders in the top ten in a single session, a first... Read more