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 Aleix struggled... 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 flag-to-flag and... 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 was improving.... 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 was making... 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
Sam Lowes crashes out of Assen race
Sam Lowes, who had started from the fourth row for the first time thanks to outstanding qualifiers, crashed out in the ninth lap while lying fifteenth. There were no consequences for him and he can take comfort in a weekend where he demonstrated the biggest improvement of his rookie... Read more
Sam Lowes gains MotoGP experience in Catalunya
A poor feeling kept Sam Lowes from battling for the points zone, to which he had been close until a few laps from the end. The English rookie gathered a lot of experience in what may very well be the most complicated race of the season. Sam Lowes: “I accumulated most... Read more