ELEVEN POINTS FOR LOWES AT GoPro MOTORRAD GRAND PRIX DEUTSCHLAND
The race of Moto2 Class has just ended on the Sachsenring circuit, demanding track for the riders with many left corners and a fast descent followed by a longrise. Sam Lowes, who started from the third row, has shown all his determination. The Briton lost a few places at the start, but he started immediately to recovery, atmid-race passes Aegerter and Cortese, reaching eighth position, after a few laps overtakes Luthi, and after the crash involving Rabat and Morbidelli at the last lap,crosses the finish line in fifth place earning 11 important points. Lowes is third inthe provisional standings of the Moto2 World Championship. The MotoGP stops for the summer break and Sam and the Team Speed Up will back on track on 9 August in Indianapolis.
SAM LOWES – 5th
“The week end was not easy and also starting in ninth position, in the middle of the race I had a good speed but, battling with other riders I lost a lot of time, but the second half of the race I had a good pace and I pushed. Was not too bad, we got a little lucky to take fifth position, eleven points, but last year we finished twentieth position in this race so fiftteen places higher is a good step. I think the team did a good job all week end, I think we worked hard and I think we can leave the mega worst track of the year for us with fifth position I think we can be happy. I gave my maximum and I look forward to Indy!”
THIRD ROW FOR LOWES AT QUALIFYING GoPro MOTORRAD GRAND PRIX DEUTSCHLAND
The qualifying session of the ninth round of the MotoGP season has just ended at the German circuit of Sachsenring for the Moto2 class. Sam Lowes, first in the combined free practice of yesterday, today suffered and despite the marked improvement of his lap time failed to get the front row with his SF15. Tomorrow willstart the race from the third row having finished the qualifying with the ninth fastesttime in 1’24.661.
“I’m not happy with today I honestly expected more after the positive result of yesterday, but on this track I suffer a bit. Tomorrow in the warm up we will try some small changes to the set up and both myself and the team will give the maximum to improve and fight for the Top 5 “.
LOWES FIRST IN COMBINED FREE PRACTICE CLASSIFICATION OF THE GoPro MOTORRAD GRAND PRIX DEUTSCHLAND
The first day of free practice has successfully ended for Team Speed Up and Sam Lowes on the German circuit of Sachsenring. In the first session, the British rider has finished in first place with a lap time of 1’25.069, remained unbeaten in the second session.The team used the afternoon session to test a new chassis that gave positive feelings to Lowes who managed to finish in fifth position with a laptime of 1’25.150 on the first exit with the new part
SAM LOWES – 5th- in 1’25.150
“Compared to last year I had a really good day because I was a little bit nervous about coming back to Sachsering because last year was not so good, but this morning I had a fantastic feeling and I was really fast. In this afternoon session we tried completely new chassis and there are many positive and good aspects but it’s really difficult in the middle of the season to try a new chassis and be perfectstaright away, so I am not sure we will use it again tomorrow, but if we go back is just because it needs a little more of work, the feeling is good and the team has done a good job changing it between sessions and also bringing the upgrade to this race. I feel good for tomorrow, I think we can improve, hopefully I can make a good step and qualify well that is really important”.