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GP SILVERSTONE 2015

DIFFICULT RACE FOR LOWES AT HIS HOME GRAND PRIX

Wet race for the Moto2 class at Silverstone, after a weekend of dry practice sessions, Sam Lowes has scored an amazing pole in front of his home crowd, but unfortunately a crash inthe warm-up prevented him from further work on the set up of the bike and made the racemore complicated. Sam took a few laps to adjust to changing conditions of the track, andafter losing several positions in the first laps recovered up to sixth place.

SAM LOWES – 6th
“I’m very sorry for what happened today, I was really hoping I could win, because in the dry I had a good race pace and I felt strong, unfortunately the conditions have changed and on the wet we could not find a good set-up which allowed to fight for victory, I can’t wait to go to Misano and fight again for the podium “.

FANTASTIC POLE POSITION FOR LOWES AT HIS HOME GRAND PRIX

Thrilling qualifying practice for Sam Lowes and Team Speed Up at Silverstone, the Briton, while was improving his 5th position, at the twelfth lap forgets to return to the box to refuel, despite the messages of the technicians on the board in the pit lane, and his bike stops inthe middle of the track, He’s incredibly able to return to the box, fuel up, and rejoin thesession when the remaining time is just enough to make a couple of laps, on his penultimate Sam sets the new lap record for the circuit and a fantastic pole position at his home Grand Prix, the first Briton to score this result in Silverstone after Barry Sheene, who got it in ’77. Sam tomorrow will fight for the victory in front of his many fans.

SAM LOWES – 1ST – 2’06.345
“I messed up a little, I did too many laps, was quite funny, I also tried to get out of the fences, I tried to push the bike, I’m happy nobody found out…Then I rejoined the session, I thought that do a middle six would be possible so I was quite happy to get a 6,3. I got a lot of support this week end which I really appreciate, I tried all weekend, I pushed all sessions, we worked a lot on used tires especially this morning, I worked as hard as I could to get the best position for tomorrow morning and if is wet or dry I think I can be there. I feel good I’m really happy to get this pole position and confident for the race”.

GREAT START FOR LOWES AT HIS HOME GRAND PRIX

It ended the first day of free practice at the Silverstone circuit, the proverbial English rain has kept away and the riders took advantage of the good conditions during both sessions. Sam Lowes at his home Grand Prix in front of a large number of passionate fans recorded good lap times in both rounds of free practice and in FP2 finished in first position after having improved four-tenths the time of the morning, stopping the chrono of his best lap at 2’08.004. The goal of the Briton tomorrow is to further improve and get the pole position in front of his fans.

SAM LOWES -1ST – in 2’08.004
“Today has been a really good day, obviously is my home Grand Prix so is really nice to see all the fans here yesterday and also today, this gives me a good feeling. Immediately from the first lap I felt a lot better then what we did last year here, so this is really nice. All day I’ve made a lots of long runs, many fast laps, this morning I was close to first, this afternoon we was P1, we have to keep working, but already the pace is not so bad and I think we can improve more tomorrow, so I’m happy and looking forward to tomorrow, I think the team have done a great job, we still can find a little bit more but no big big changes. Hopefully tomorrow the weather is dry and the wind is a little less cause today is really strong and tomorrow we can go even more fast. I’m really happy to be here, and in a good position. Me and the Team are doing a good job so I’m excited for tomorrow”.

GP BRNO 2015

GREAT PERFORMANCE OF LOWES AT GRAND PRIX OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC

The Grand Prix of the Czech Republic has finished positively for Sam Lowes and Team Speed Up after bad luck had marked yesterday’s qualifying. The British rider who started from fifth row on the grid in thirteenth position, makes a good start andimmediately starts the recovery, riding with the same time of the first for most of therace and, after several overtaking, crosses the checkered flag in fifth place, scoringeleven points, after a very positive performance. The next round of the World Championship will be in England, where Sam will race his home Grand Prix, ready to put on a show and get back on the podium.!
SAM LOWES -5th
“I’m happy how it went today, honestly if we had not had bad luck in qualifying we could fight with the first, but I’m happy because I made a good race, I was strong and I passed many riders. Today I felt good on the bike, the feeling was good and I managed to get a good result after a difficult weekend. I look forward to go to Silverstone to race at my home Grand Prix! ” 

GRAND PRIX QUALIFYING CZECH REPUBLIKY: THIRTEENTH POSITION FOR LOWES

The qualifying practice of the Grand Prix of the Czech Republic has concluded complicated day for Sam Lowes and Team Speed Up. The Briton has struggled to find the feeling withhis SF15 despite the changes made by the technicians and concluded today with the thirteenth time after a technical failure put an end to his qualifying as he was fighting to geta good grid position. The technicians of Speed Up will use the warm up of tomorrow to test other solutions for the prototype of the Italian factory and to improve Sam’ feelings with the bike. The weather forecast for tomorrow says rain from the morning, a condition that can reshuffle the cards, favoring the Briton that will give his best to cross the finish linebetween the top riders.

SAM LOWES – 13rd – 2’02.855
“Obviously is not a good qualifying for us, we had a few small problems, to be honest I did four, five laps in the middle of the session and my first lap and I was quite good ,and then we came in for new tires, new front new rear and I think we would have done not so bad lap time, obviously not pole position but maybe not so far from these guys, so I think we would have been maybe second row and then I would have been quite happy. We had a small mechanical problem which is no mistake of anybody, just unlucky. In the end I was lucky because I managed to stay on the bike, we lost the session but we have tomorrow to improve the bike and the good thing is that qualifying means something but in the end means nothing. We need to make a good warm up trying to find nice solution with the bike and of course will be a though race but I need to do a good job and try to go forward andmake something in the race, we look forward to it and should do a good job”!

LOWES SEVENTH AT THE FP2 OF THE bwin GRAND PRIX OF CZECH REPUBLIKY

The MotoGP World Championship returns to Europe on the occasion of the eleventh round of the season at the Czech circuit of Brno. In the afternoon the temperatures reached 33 degrees and the asphalt 47. Sam Lowes has concluded with the seventh fastest time in 2’03,373, a crash closed in advance his second free practice session, just as he was improving his lap time, the day was still positive and tomorrow the goal is to improve the feeling with the SF15.!

SAM LOWES – 7°- IN 2’03.373 
“Was not so bad to be honest, we struggled a lot in the afternoon, but when you see that many guys make just one or two fast laps at the end and I did my best lap in lap ten more like the race, I think is quite good. For tomorrow I feel quite positive,I feel good, this track is a little bit different to some tracks, maybe it takes a little bit longer in riding in a good way, but when you look at the laps and the consistency, I think tomorrow we can make a good step. I have a good feeling for the qualifying and for the race even more, because we are working in this direction”. 

GP INDIANAPOLIS 2015

UNLUCKY RACE FOR LOWES ON THE AMERICAN TRACK

The Moto2 race of the Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix, declared wet by the Race Direction, has just finished, favorable conditions for Sam Lowes. The English rider, who started from the third row of the grid in seventhplace, makes a good start and from the first lap gets the first position after afew laps passes in the sixth and when he was starting to close the gap withthe riders in front of him at four laps to the end, crashes and cannot finish his American race.

SAM LOWES – not finished 
“I’m very upset for what happened today, I felt I could go to the podium,even after the warm-up I was confident, then the conditions changed, therace was declared wet, although during the race the track was totally dried, the bike was completely different than this morning, I had no grip and I hadchattering, which I didn’t have all weekend, I tried, and gave my bestalthougt I was not physically at my 100%. I want to leave this race behindand back strong at Brno “. 

QP OF RED BULL INDIANAPOLIS GRAND PRIX: SEVENTH PLACE FOR LOWES

The qualifying practice of Moto2 has just ended at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sam Lowes not at the 100% of his shape because of tonsillitis that does not let him up, concluded with the seventh fastest time, in 1’37.038. The British rider had very positive feelings with his SF15, but towards the end of thesession, after the tire change was unable to improve his time because of a lack of grip, but the pace is consistent and tomorrow will battle to get to the podium.
SAM LOWES – 7nd – in 1’37.038 
“At start of qualifying I felt really good then when we went for the final push andchanged for new tyre I had no grip and couldn’t improve my lap time. I’m not worried as our race pace is good and I know i can make a good job. Thanks to my Team, tomorrow will be a good day”. 

LOWES SECOND ON THE FREE PRACTICE OF REDBULL INDIANAPOLIS GRAND PRIX

The MotoGP World Championship comes back after the summer break on the tenth round of the season at the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sam Lowes concludes the day with an excellent second place in the free practice session ofthe afternoon with a lap time of 1’37.295, having clearly improved the time recorded in the first session. Despite the fever and tonsillitis the Englishman has a good pace and a good feeling with the SF15.
 
SAM LOWES -2° -1’37.395 
” I’am happy as we worked well in between the sessions, my pace is strong and consistent and could have been even better but I’m struggling for energy as I have fever and tonsillitis, but I feel good and think we can improve more tomorrow”.

GP SACHESERING 2015

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.

 
SAM LOWES – 5th – 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”. 

GP ASSEN 2015

LOWES THIRD AT MOTUL TT ASSEN GP

The Moto2 race has just concluded at the TT Assen, Sam Lowes who started from the front row, after the start get the sixth place, but the race is interrupted immediately following the accident of Salom that caused thepresence of oil on the track. The race was reduced to 16 laps, at the secondstart Sam gets the fifth place, three laps to the end overtakes Rins andmanages to get the third place and 16 points.!

SAM LOWES – 3°
“I’m happy today because 3 times fourth place in a row to get 3rd was nice, but this week end Zarco and Rabat have been fantastic to make 36 in qualifying we managed to make a good job too. I am happy because I am
not too far away to fight for the victory, just missing a little bit. I am working hard and the team is working good, we are doing a solid job, there are still many race to improve. I am happy to be on podium, I enjoying racing, and Iwill work hard to back to win”.

FRONT ROW FOR LOWES AT THE MOTUL TT ASSEN

Sam Lowes at the qualifying practice of Motul TT Assen get the front rowafter a fought session. The British rider scored the third position and was able to dramatically improve his lap time during the session stopping thechrono at 1’36.878 and tomorrow will fight to win.!

SAM LOWES- 3rd- 1’36.878
” I’ m happy with the qualifying because the goal every time is to be on thefront row, It lools like we are far but really if you look at the pace we are notso far, for sure in the race I can fight to win. I have a good feeling and I think in the warm up we can improve again the bike and also I can improve insome areas. I’m excited for the race, I think can be good, the Team is working very well, we will see tomorrow, I hope for dry race, in the rain I willbe fast, but I hope for dry race because is more exciting for everybody and itmeans more”. 

GP CATALUNYA 2015

THIRTEEN POINTS FOR LOWES AT THE GRAN PREMI MONSTER ENERGY DE CATALUNYA

The Moto2 race has just ended at Catalunya-Barcelona circuit , Sam Lowes , who started from fifth place on the grid makes a good start andimmediately passes in second position, after leading some laps passes infourth place and keeps it until the checkered flag . The British rider scoredthirteen points getting the third place in the provisional standings of theMoto2 World Championship. The MotoGp circus will move to Assen for theeighth round of the season where Lowes aspires to regain the podium .
 
SAM LOWES – 4th 
“Was not a bad race, in the start I pushed a lot and I was in the front, wemade a good step because all week end with this tyre was not easy for us,also in our history we know it’s a little bit difficult for us with hard tyres, butwe improved the bike in the front a lot. The Team made a fantastic job whichmeans that I could fight with the top guy, next race will be in Assen and I will do my best to back to the podium”.

GOOD START FOR LOWES AT THE FREE PRACTICE OF MONSTER ENERGY DE CATALUNYA

Good start of the seventh round of the season at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya for Sam Lowes and Team Speed Up. In the FP1 in the British rider finishes in second place with a lap time of 1’47.189 despite a crash. In the secondfree practice session the team tested some changes to the SF15 and Lowes finished in fourth position con a lap time of 1’47.281 unfortunately a crash causedhim to lose precious minutes and prevented him to improve his result. The feelingwith the bike is good, the English rider is excited and wants to conquer a goodresult in qualifying tomorrow.!
SAM LOWES – 4° -1’47.281
“I am very happy with today because we worked a lot with the bike, I had two crashes which is not good and my mistake but I am learning a lot. Was funny this morning in the first session because the feeling was like a new circuit to me, because is only the second time and I did’nt feel so good but this afternoon I was fast, we changed something in the bike which is good for the day but it did’nt helptoo much, the Team has done a great job and I feel really confident for tomorrow and I think we can improve a lot. For sure we need to make a good race this week end but I’m happy and I know I can do a good job so I’m excited for the practice and the qualifying but obviously the main thing is the race and we are working hard”.

GP LE MANS 2015

LOWES : A STEP FROM THE PODIUM ON MONSTER ENERGY GRAND PRIX DE FRANCE

The fifth round of the season has just ended for the Moto2 class on Le Mans circuit, a day with perfect weather conditions. Sam Lowes, who started from the second front row made a good start and maintained the second position, the British rider after three laps passes in fourth place where he finished the race at 0.3 from the third and 4 seconds from the first scoring thirteen points.

SAM LOWES -4°
“The Team has done a fantastic job this week end, It’s the third week end in a row without crashes, which is already better than the last season. In the race we wanted more I believed we should be on the podium but we struggled a little bit. We chose the soft tires and the pace in the first five, six laps was not enough, but it’s my decision so I made a mistake, then I pushed in and I has a similar pace with the guys but was only the same, and in the end the last two laps  I pushed and tried to make the podium but was not possible. The Team did a good job all weekend, we are not really happy because we want to win, again we made a good step in a good way and the season is very long, we have 13 races to get the points back”.

SECOND PLACE FOR LOWES ON QUALIFYING PRACTICE OF MONSTER ENERGY GRAND PRIX DE FRANCE

Le qualifiche del Gran Premio di Francia si sono da poco concluse sullo storico circuito di Le Mans, davanti ad un folto numero di appassionati e sotto un cielo coperto che non prometteva nulla di buono, fortunatamente la pioggia ha graziato i piloti di Moto2 e le prove ufficiali si sono disputate in condizioni di asciutto. Il Team Speed Up ha testato diverse soluzioni di assetto per la SF15 e Sam Lowes si è sentito bene in sella, oggi ha conquistato la seconda posizione, fermando il crono del suo miglior tempo a 1’37.114.

SAM LOWES -2°- in 1’37.114

“E’ stata una buona qualifica perché tutto il fine settimana siamo stati vicini quindi non eravamo troppo preoccupati per la posizione perché ci siamo concentrati sulla moto cercando di trovare un feeling migliore. All’inizio delle qualifiche abbiamo provato delle modifiche alla forcella che non erano male e questo ci ha dato un po’ di informazioni, ma non era la direzione migliore, poi siamo tornati a soluzioni che già conosciamo con delle piccole variazioni e il risultato è stato positivo, mi sento bene sulla moto. Tutto il fine settimana siamo andati forte e spero domani di poter fare un buon warm up. In gara tutto può succedere, ma mi sento bene e sento di poter lottare per vincere, o almeno per il podio. E’ bello che su pista diversa siamo di nuovo davanti, vediamo domani. Grazie alla mia squadra che han fatto un lavoro fantastico dalla prima sessione ad oggi”.

FREE PRACTICE OF THE GRAND PRIX OF LE MANS: FIFTH TIME FOR LOWES

The free practice of the Monster Energy Grand Prix de France has just ended at Le Mans circuit with very good condition, the temperature of 17C and 25C of the asphalt, Team Speed Up took advantage of both session to test different solutions of setup for the SF15, the day was profitable and Sam ended the second session in fifth position with a lap time of 1’37.968 at 0.343 from the first, the Spaniard Rabat.

SAM LOWES – 5th – in 1’37.968
“Today was really good, in the second session we were only 0.3 from the first time and we tried a lot on the bike. We made a big step from this morning, we did not find the perfect set it but I feel quite good and I think we can make a good step tomorrow. We were first for a lot in the middle of the session, I feel good, I feel like I can be there, I enjoyed this track, I have to suit my style a little bit and with one more step tomorrow I can fight with the guys and hopefully qualify the front row ready for a good race on Sunday”.

GP MUGELLO 2015

LOWES FOURTH ON GRAN PREMIO D’ITALIA TIM

The Gran Premio d’Italia Tim has just ended at the historic circuit of  Mugello, an event that drew a crowded number of enthusiastic spectators. The sixth round of the season and the home race for the Team Speed Up ended with the fourth position of Sam Lowes who started from pole position.Following a contact with Corsi on the first lap the Briton found himself inninth position, despite the excellent pace he stopped one step away from  the podium, grabbing anyway thirteen important points.

SAM LOWES – 5th 
“The weekend started very well and yesterday I had the pole position, also the warm up this morning went very well. I’m not happy with how the race went because after the pole I was expecting at least to stay on the podium,but after a contact with Corsi I lost many positions, I managed to pass other riders but the gap from the first was too big. This afternoon the temperatures were higher than in the practices and the set up of the bike was not perfect,but we will work hard in the next race to win “. 

FANTASTIC POLE POSITION OF LOWES AND RECORD TIME AT GRAND PRIX MUGELLO

The qualifying practice of the Gran Premio d’Italia Tim, home race of Team Speed Up, ended in the best way at the Mugello circuit, thanks to the fantastic pole position of Sam Lowes. The Briton despite a crash early in the session returned quickly thanks to the great work of the technicians and at the twelfth lap marked the track record stopping the chrono at 1’51.514. Tomorrow will fight to get on the top step of the podium.

SAM LOWES-1ST
“It’s a great feeling to be on the pole position in Mugello because is the home race for the Team but also one fantastic track in the history of MotoGp.The Team worked really good, we had a small crash in the qualifying but was no problem. I am really happy with the lap time because is very fast, I am confident for the race, I made many many fast laps and i think I can do a good job.” 

GREAT START OF THE GRAND PRIX MUGELLO FOR SAM LOWES AND TEAM SPEED UP

The sixth round of the season makes a stop at the historic circuit of Mugello,home race for Team Speed Up. Sam Lowes ended in first position the FP1of this morning with a lap time of 1’52.865. In the afternoon, the team has tested several new parts for the SF15, Sam has improved his pace and finished in third place using the same tires for the whole session with a gap from the first of 0.231 and a lap time 1’52.542.

SAM LOWES- 3°- in 1’52.542
“Today has been a very good day because I really enjoy this circuit and Ihave got a lot of motivation this weekend because is the home race of my Team. This morning was good, we were first, this afternoon I think we even did a better job, we were third position but we worked a lot on the bike, trying some new things, was good because we used old tyres. I have acgood feeling, I think we can improve more tomorrow, ok the other guys willimprove and they are fast, but we are fast too, hopefully we can have agood qualifying tomorrow, end front row and fight to win the race”.!

GP JEREZ 2015

UNLUCKY RACE FOR LOWES AND TEAM SPEED UP ON THE GRAN PREMIO bwin DE ESPANA

The first European race of the season of the Moto2 class has just ended at Jerez de la Frontera. The day started in the best way: the heat of last days had spared the riders and the track conditions were ideal, the warm up had closed in a positive way for Sam Lowes, with a significant pace and a third position,  and the feeling with the bike was good, but unfortunately a faulty tire frustrated the work of the entire weekend. Immediately after the start the British rider began to lose positions because of the lack of grip that made the bike really difficult to ride, despite the problem with the rear tyre Sam decided to complete the laps and finished the race in twentieth position. The next round of the season will be at Le Mans in two weeks and Sam Lowes and Team Speed Up are prepared and want to forget this this unlucky race.

SAM LOWES – 20th

“The Team worked mega all week end, we are consistent and fast now in all conditions, unfortunately  we had no luck with the tyre, we had no grip at all, I am really upset cause I could have made a good race, I can’t wait to go to Le Mans”

QUALIFYING PRACTICE OF THE GRAND PRIX DE ESPANA bwin: SIXTH POSITION FOR LOWES

The qualifying practice of the Gran Premio bwin de Espana has just ended and, as expected, the event has drawn the attention of a high number offans, the nice weather for spectators attending however, has created many difficulties to the riders, the 32C of the air temperature and 49C of the ground have made the session very difficult. Sam Lowes riding his SF15 made 19 laps and finished in sixth position, tomorrow will start the race from the second row.

SAM LOWES- 6TH- 1’43.354 
“I’m happy with the job as we tried many things to improve in hot conditions.We improved quite a lot, still we need more but I am happy with the work ofmy team. I’m excited for the race and can’t wait to see what will happen”!

FIRST DAY OF FREE PRACTICE ON JEREZ DE LA FRONTERA CIRCUIT

The first day of free practice of the first European Grand Prix has just endedat the legendary circuit of Jerez de la Frontera. Sam Lowes finished in second position the FP1 with a time of 1’43.334. In FP2 the temperature has risen and the ground temperature reached 55C forcing the technicians to rethink the set up of the bike. The Team Speed Up has tried several solutions for SF15, and the British rider finished with the seventh place in1’43.932 and with second in the combined standings.

 
SAM LOWES – 7th- 1’43.932 
“Today was not too bad cause overall we ended up in second position andin the afternoon session we were p7 in the hot. We tried many things with the bike, some good, some less good but it’s the first time we ride in really hot conditions, so we have to try cause we have many new things in the bike this year. We tried everything but used old tyres and even the feeling was not perfect if we look at the time is not bad so I’m quite confident and Ithink we can make a good step tomorrow. The important thing is to make a good qualifying in the hot temperature. The race is at twelve o’ clock so It will not be so hot, will be hot but not like in qualifying. We have to work hardin FP3, make a good job in qualifying and I am confident already for the race”. 

GP ARGENTINA 2015

THIRD PLACE FOR LOWES THE GRAND PRIX DE LA REPUBLICA ARGENTINA

The third round of the season on the circuit of Termas in Rio Hondo has positively concluded for Sam Lowes and Team Speed Up. The British rider,who faced the race from the second row of the grid, makes a good start andgets the second place until three laps from the checkered flag, when letRins pass. Lowes closes in third position and scores 16 points that placehim in third place in the provisional standings of Moto2.

SAM LOWES – 3rd
“I’m happy with the result, in the end I decided to let Rins go cause itseemed to have more pace and I wanted to have a look on him and seewhat I could do, but he had more grip then me so It was just a matter oftime. I’m happy with my second Moto2 podium and I look forward to Jerez! ”

SECOND ROW FOR LOWES AT THE QP OF GRAND PRIX DE LA REPUBLICA ARGENTINA

The qualifying practice of Moto2 have just concluded at Circuit of Termas deRio Hondo, in the afternoon temperatures has raised significantly and the asphalt touched 43C °, the track conditions have changed considerably andthe team did not manage to find the ideal setting for the SF15. Tomorrow inthe warm up technicians will do other tests to decide setting for the race, Sam Lowes will start from the second row of the grid in fourth place havingconcluded with a lap time of 1’43.253.

SAM LOWES – 4TH- 1’43.253
“I am happy as today the track was hot and we struggled more, I was very consistent but didn’t do the lap I need for the front row, but I am happy, and It’s the race that matters- Working hards as I know will be good”.

GOOD START OF THE GRAND PRIX DE LA REPUBLICA REPUBLICA ARGENTINA FOR LOWES AND TEAM SPEED UP

Positive the first day of free practice for Team Speed Up and Sam Lowes,after his first victory in Moto2 cc last weekend at Austin Grand Prix. TheBritish rider continues to prove that he had found a good feeling with his
SF15, the right style of riding in this category and to have a very consistentpace. Today the team has worked for the race, using the hard tire until thelast ten minutes of the second free practice session and has reached agood setup, tomorrow the technicians will focus the work on the front. InFP2 Lowes has improved by about a second the time of the FP1 andfinished in second position, stopping the chrono of his best lap time at1’43.306.

SAM LOWES -2nd – in 1’43.306
” I am very happy today cause we worked in a good calm way! We don’t have many of the race tyres so I only made 6 laps on good tyres today, so Iknow we have a lot to come tomorrow. I like this truck! thanks a lot to the
Team”.

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