BSB »

Lowry: Believe it or not...

Ian Lowry has moved into the top ten of the ViSK.com British Superbike standings after another successful weekend at Donington Park saw him finish sixth and eighth.

The Relentless by TAS Suzuki rider qualified on the third row for the two races, but was left as low as 24th on the second lap of the opening outing when he ran off the circuit at the Esses.

Nonetheless, Lowry put in a marvellous comeback, scything his way through the field, particularly in the final few laps, to snatch eighth position on the last lap.

While he wasn't quite as prolific in the second race, Lowry was still able to post a strong sixth place finish, even if he was frustrated to have been bottled up behind Karl Harris for much of the time.

“Believe it or not I'm happier with the way I rode in race one coming from 24th to eighth, as in race two I got caught behind Karl Harris for too long; then when I did get past I knew Glen Richards was too far in front.

“The frustrating thing is I was running the same lap times as him. My confidence is growing and with the help of the team I'm learning all the time, so I'm really enjoying the Superbike.”

Lowry now lies ninth in the overall standings, up from 11th and six points behind Gary Mason.


Related Pictures

Click on relevant pic to enlarge
Ian Lowry - Relentless by TAS Suzuki [pic credit: Clive Challinor]
Ian Lowry - Relentless Suzuki by TAS [pic credit: Cliver Challinor]
Tyco BMW bikes, Motorcycle Live [Credit: TAS Racing]
David Giugliano, Tyco BMW [Credit: MSV]
James Ellison, McAMS Yamaha [Credit: MSV Media]
JG Speedfit Bournemouth Kawasaki livery, 2017, BSB
Hawk Racing Suzuki, BSB [Credit: BSB media]
Howie Mainwaring Smart, Anvil Hire Yamaha [ianhopgoodphotography.net]
Broc Parkes, ePayMe Yamaha, [Credit: ianhopgoodphotography.net]
Luke Mossey, Quattro Plant Kawasaki [Credit: ianhopgoodphotography.net]
Leon Haslam, JG Speedfit Kawasaki, BSB [Credit: ianhopgoodphotography.net]
Dan Linfoot, Honda Racing [Credit: ianhopgoodphotography.net]
Leon Haslam, JG Speedfit Kawasaki, BSB [Credit: ianhopgoodphotography.net]
Broc Parkes, ePayMe Yamaha, [Credit: ianhopgoodphotography.net]
Luke Mossey, Quattro Plant Kawasaki [Credit: ianhopgoodphotography.net]
Michael Laverty, Tyco BMW, BSB [Credit: ianhopgoodphotography.net]
Ryuichi Kiyonari, Smiths BMW [Credit: ianhopgoodphotography.net]
Christian Iddon, Tyco BMW [Credit: ianhopgoodphotography.net]

Join the conversation - Add your comment

Please login or register before adding your comments.

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.


DJ

May 27, 2009 12:45 PM

with every lap i was screeming pass him pass just f**k*ig pass him, the bomber must have a good defence. any how good ride from the boy. his team mate has 2 go rideing around at the back of the field, he cant be much help to lowry, I think Seely could do a better job, come on Lowry podiom for Truxton.

Racefan - Unregistered

May 27, 2009 1:42 PM

Lowry better get the finger out, Seeley won't want to spend another year in "stockers" and he'll be wanting the UK side of the TAS superbike garage for himself!



© 1999 - 2016 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.