Sam Lowes1990-09-14 (age 29)
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Ex-MotoGP rider Sam Lowes was penalised for barging into Jesko Raffin in the second Moto2 free practice at Phillip Island, and will start Sunday's race from the back of the grid.
Aprilia MotoGP boss Romano Albesiano believes the Italian marque is still “suffering the consequences” of signing Sam Lowes in 2017.
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”.
Aprilia racing manager Romano Albesiano admits the Italian MotoGP manufacturer “overestimated” its capacity when it recruited Sam Lowes for 2017.
Aprilia MotoGP boss Romano Albesiano admits the Italian marque's meagre 2017 points tally should leave it feeling 'depressed'.
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.
Aprilia outcast Sam Lowes says he is likely to return to Moto2 next year if he can't stay in MotoGP.
The Aprilia MotoGP team has confirmed that Scott Redding will join the team for the 2018 season in place of Sam Lowes.
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”.
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.
Sam Lowes' manager Roger Burnett has confirmed that the Aprilia MotoGP team opted to terminate his rider's two-year contract on Thursday.
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