Sam Lowes
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Sam Lowes

1990-09-14 (age 30)


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Moto2 Qatar test: Sam Lowes pips Bezzecchi by 0.013s

Sam Lowes ends the final Moto2 test of the 2021 pre-season fastest of all, pipping Valentino Rossi protégé Marco Bezzecchi by 0.013 seconds on the final day.

Le Mans Moto2: Lowes gets first win since 2016

Ex-Aprilia MotoGP rider Sam Lowes scored his first Moto2 win since 2016 at Le Mans, aided by fellow Briton Jake Dixon crashing out of the lead.

Lowes joins Marquez at Marc VDS for 2020

The Marc VDS team has confirmed it has secured the services of ex-Aprilia MotoGP rider Sam Lowes for the 2020 Moto2 season.

Lowes in line for Marc VDS Moto2 ride

Former MotoGP rider Sam Lowes has emerged as a prime contender for a ride at the front-running Marc VDS Moto2 team in 2020.

Lowes returns to Gresini Moto2 squad for 2019

Former Aprilia MotoGP rider Sam Lowes will return to the Gresini Racing squad for the 2019 Moto2 season, it has been announced.

Aprilia still "suffering the consequences" of signing Lowes

Aprilia MotoGP boss Romano Albesiano believes the Italian marque is still “suffering the consequences” of signing Sam Lowes in 2017.

Redding and Lowes Aprilia woes "million dollar question"

Aprilia MotoGP rider Aleix Espargaro says the struggles of his British teammates Sam Lowes and Scott Redding on the RS-GP bike are “a million dollar question”.

Lowes has "no desire" for 2019 MotoGP return

Former Aprilia MotoGP rider Sam Lowes says he has “no desire” to return to the premier class next year, as he doesn't want to endure another season like his tough debut in 2017.

Redding confident of avoiding Lowes' Aprilia fate

Scott Redding believes he can avoid the fate of his Aprilia predecessor Sam Lowes because of his greater MotoGP experience.

The Moto2 and Moto3 riders worth watching in 2018

There are five MotoGP rookies on the grid this year, but even more hungry youngsters waiting to take their place. David Gruz and Lewis Duncan cast their eye over the hottest Moto2 and Moto3 prospects of 2018.

Aprilia "overestimated itself" when it signed Lowes

Aprilia racing manager Romano Albesiano admits the Italian MotoGP manufacturer “overestimated” its capacity when it recruited Sam Lowes for 2017.

Aprilia admits 2017 points tally should leave it 'depressed'

Aprilia MotoGP boss Romano Albesiano admits the Italian marque's meagre 2017 points tally should leave it feeling 'depressed'.

Lowes knows he has to "earn" 2019 MotoGP return

Sam Lowes admits he will need to improve if he wants to reach his goal of returning to MotoGP in 2019 after losing his Aprilia ride for next season.

Redding admits Lowes was in "difficult situation" at Aprilia

Scott Redding believes Sam Lowes was put into a "difficult situation" by Aprilia in 2018 after signing to replace the MotoGP rookie at the Italian manufacturer.

Lowes to take Luthi's Moto2 bike for 2018

Sam Lowes has signed a deal with Tom Luthi's long-time Moto2 team CarXpert Interwetten, returning to the intermediate class after a single season in MotoGP.

Lowes: Moto2 return likely if I can't stay in MotoGP

Aprilia outcast Sam Lowes says he is likely to return to Moto2 next year if he can't stay in MotoGP.

Aprilia confirms Redding in place of Lowes for 2018

The Aprilia MotoGP team has confirmed that Scott Redding will join the team for the 2018 season in place of Sam Lowes.

Crutchlow says Aprilia treatment of Lowes a "disgrace"

Cal Crutchlow has branded Aprilia’s treatment of its outgoing MotoGP rider Sam Lowes “a disgrace”, and believes his dismissal is a result of the manufacturer “panicking”.

Lowes blasts "unprofessional" Aprilia management after split

Sam Lowes says there will be “no love lost” between himself and the Aprilia MotoGP team, the Brit criticising the “lacklustre” and “unprofessional” communication from the management of the outfit.

Lowes' manager confirms "shock" Aprilia contract termination

Sam Lowes' manager Roger Burnett has confirmed that the Aprilia MotoGP team opted to terminate his rider's two-year contract on Thursday.

Redding set to replace Lowes at Aprilia for 2018

British rider Scott Redding is set to replace compatriot Sam Lowes in the Aprilia MotoGP line-up for 2018.

Aprilia says next two races key for Lowes' future

Aprilia racing manager Romano Albesiano says Sam Lowes still needs to prove himself more before his MotoGP future can be considered totally safe.

Gallery: First half of MotoGP 2017 season in photos

Relive the first half of the 2017 MotoGP season with our selection of 100 photos.

Lowes deserves more time to prove himself - Crutchlow

Cal Crutchlow has spoken out against what he considers to be unfair treatment of Aprilia MotoGP rider Sam Lowes, saying the rookie deserves more time to prove himself.

Lowes: Assen qualifying shows I deserve to be in MotoGP

Aprilia rider Sam Lowes believes he demonstrated he deserves his place in MotoGP by qualifying in the top 10 for the Dutch TT at Assen.

Bautista, Petrucci in talks about 2018 Aprilia MotoGP ride

Alvaro Bautista and Danilo Petrucci have both confirmed they have held discussions with Aprilia about joining the Italian MotoGP manufacturer in 2018.

Aprilia talking to possible Lowes replacements for 2018

Aprilia admits it is talking to other riders about replacing Sam Lowes in 2018 if the MotoGP rookie can not “quickly show some improvement".

Lowes unhappy with lack of respect from Aprilia

Aprilia rookie Sam Lowes is unhappy with what he feels is a lack of respect towards him within the MotoGP outfit, compounding a “nearly unbelievable” situation.

Aprilia set to run new chassis, gearbox in coming races

Aprilia is set to introduce a new gearbox and chassis for its MotoGP bike in the coming races.

Lowes says Spanish GP "embarrassing" and "worst race of my life"

Aprilia MotoGP rookie Sam Lowes described Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez as the “worst race of my life”.

Lowes not worried by MotoGP rookies’ rapid test pace

Aprilia rider Sam Lowes insists he isn’t concerned by the rapid pre-season testing pace shown by his fellow MotoGP rookies.

Lowes “doesn’t care” about MotoGP testing timesheets

New Aprilia MotoGP signing Sam Lowes insists he doesn’t care about his position on the timesheets after the first test of the pre-season at Sepang.

Aprilia “100 percent” needs to beat KTM next year – Lowes

The Aprilia MotoGP team “100 percent” needs to beat 2017 newcomer KTM next season, according to the Italian manufacturer’s new signing Sam Lowes.

Aragon Moto2: Lowes dominates, Marquez claims maiden podium

Aprilia MotoGP-bound Sam Lowes put in a dominant performance in the Moto2 race at Aragon, as Alex Marquez held off teammate Franco Morbidelli for a maiden class podium.

Top 10 photos of the week: 2016-08-17 - Crash Edition

Your weekly dose of top 10 photos from around the world, shot by the award-winning photographers and contributors. This time we focus on the best crash shots from the 2016 season so far. Enjoy!

Top 10 photos of the week: 2016-07-20

Your weekly dose of top 10 photos from around the world, shot by the award-winning photographers and contributors.

Sachsenring Moto2: Zarco pips Folger to win crash-filled thriller

Johann Zarco scored his third Moto2 win in four races, edging out Jonas Folger at the end of a wet-weather thriller at the Sachsenring that was characterised by crashes up and down the field throughout.

Lowes "at ease straight away" in Aprilia MotoGP test

Sam Lowes was "at ease straight away" during his first test on Aprilia's MotoGP bike at Misano, according to the Italian manufacturer's racing manager Romano Albesiano.

Mugello Moto2: Zarco beats Baldassarri in two-part thriller

Reigning Moto2 champion Johann Zarco edged Lorenzo Baldassarri in a fierce battle for honours in a shortened 10-lap sprint race at Mugello.

Jerez Moto2: Lowes extends points lead with dominant win

Sam Lowes stretched his advantage at the head of the Moto2 points standings with a comfortable first win of the season at Jerez, ahead of Jonas Folger.

Austin Moto2: Rins sees off Lowes threat to win

Alex Rins expertly fought off the advances of Sam Lowes to take his first Moto2 victory of the season at the Circuit of the Americas.

Austin Moto2: Rins clinches pole in red-flagged session

Pons Racing rider Alex Rins narrowly held on to his fourth Moto2 pole in a session that was disrupted by a big crash for Efren Vazquez.

Argentina Moto2: Zarco gets title defence back on track with win

Reigning Moto2 champion Johann Zarco got his title defence back on track in Argentina with a controlled win ahead of Sam Lowes and Jonas Folger.

Argentina Moto2: Lowes denies Zarco pole in tight battle

Sam Lowes left it late to beat reigning Moto2 champion Johann Zarco to pole position in Argentina, deposing his rival in the dying stages of a tense qualifying session.

Moto2 made a "mess" of jump-start penalties - Gresini

Moto2 team boss Fausto Gresini has criticised the way race direction handled the mass jump-start penalties during Sunday’s Qatar race, in particular that of Franco Morbidelli.

Qatar Moto2: Luthi grabs win amid jump-start mayhem

Thomas Luthi beat Franco Morbidelli in a race-long duel to win the opening Moto2 race of the season at Qatar, as the Italian was one of many riders to be penalised for jumping the start.

Qatar Moto2: Folger hangs on from Lowes for pole

Jonas Folger will start the opening race of the new Moto2 season at Qatar on pole position after surviving a late charge from Sam Lowes in qualifying.

Moto2 and Moto3 preview: Who can stop Johann Zarco?

Both of MotoGP's support classes are bubbling with talent this year - but who will come out on top? Jamie Klein and Oriol Puigdemont guide you through all the runners and riders in both Moto2 and Moto3.

Lowes fastest in Qatar as Moto2 testing ends

Sam Lowes ended Moto2 pre-season testing at Qatar with the fastest time, beating nearest rival Tom Luthi by two tenths of a second.

Pons quickest in three-day Moto2 Jerez test

Axel Pons ended three days of official Moto2 pre-season testing at Jerez with the fastest lap overall.

Sam Lowes: “I want to go to MotoGP as a champion”

British racer Sam Lowes says his target in his third and final year of Moto2 competition is to be able to step up to the premier class as a World Champion.

Bradl confirmed at Aprilia for 2016

Stefan Bradl will remain a factory Aprilia rider in MotoGP next season alongside Alvaro Bautista, the team has officially announced.

Miller and Zarco in the frame for 2016 Aspar rides

MotoGP squad Aspar could be set for an all-new line-up in 2016, with Jack Miller and Johann Zarco among the names in contention for the two available seats.

Phillip Island the stage for 2014 WSBK opening round

The Championship will officially kick-start on February 23rd

Laverty snatches Tissot-Superpole win over Sykes

Lowes edges over Rolfo and Sofuoglu for World Supersport pole

Tom Sykes completes stellar weekend with double win at Magny-Cours

The Championship leader got a perfect start out of pole and steadily pulled away, to place a considerable gap between himself and the chasing duo of Eugene Laverty and Sylvain Guintoli.