Strong race for Lowes at the GP Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana

Monday 9 November 2015

At the last Grand Prix of the season at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Cheste, Sam Lowes had good pace and secured fourth place in the warm up after an unlucky qualifying session the day before.

The British rider who started from the fourth row of the grid made a good start but the race was stopped almost immediately because of a bad accident involving several riders. The second start was good and Sam started immediately to recover, getting the fifth place where he crossed the finish line winning eleven points, which places him in the fourth position of the overall standings of the Moto2 World Championship.

Sam said:

“The race was not so bad, the big problem was in the qualifying as we started so far back and in the first few laps when you try to make position in this class is not easy because everybody has similar pace, but as soon as I cleared the track in front of me I managed to set very good lap time as fast as the leaders. We improved and did a good job this weekend, we had the potential to be on the podium, so for a strong race to finish the year of course we wanted to do better. That’s normal but I’m really happy to have a solid result and unfortunately it wasn’t a podium but it has been a great two years. I’m really grateful for all the support from the team, I joined this team in my first two years of Grand Prix racing and they’ve been great years!”

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