WSS »

Positive Lowes looks ahead to opener

Sam Lowes makes a positive impression during pre-season testing with new team Yakhnich Yamaha.
Sam Lowes says he cannot wait to start the 2013 World Supersport Championship after impressing during pre-season testing at Jerez with new employers Yakhnich Motorsport.

The British rider, who enters into his third season of WSS competition in 2013 having spent two seasons riding for PTR Honda, has made a switch to Russian outfit Yakhnich Yamaha as he looks to mount a convincing title challenge.

Though this will only be Yakhnich's second year at WSS level, Lowes proves competitive during testing at Jerez, going second fastest despite suffering a fall towards the end of the day.

Pleased with his transition to the Yamaha YZF-R6, Lowes – who was only a tenth slower than pace setter Kenan Sofuoglu - is now looking ahead to the start of the season in less than a month's time.

“I'm really happy about the results,” he said. “The bike is really fast and it was easy for me to get into a fast rhythm without pushing too much... I really want to go as soon as possible to Australia so I can start the season with this good feeling!”


Related Pictures

Click on relevant pic to enlarge
Sam Lowes - Yakhnich Yamaha [pic credit: Yakhnich Motorsport]
Yakhnich Motorsport World Supersport rider Vladimir Leonov
Sam Lowes, Parkalgar Honda, Donington Park WSS, 2011 [pic credit: Ian Hopgood Photography]
Luca Scassa, ParkinGO Yamaha, Donington Park WSS, 2011 [pic credit: Ian Hopgood Photography]
Sam Lowes, Parkalgar Honda, WSS 2011, Donington Park [pic credit: Jack Bateson]
Parkes, Scassa, Lowes, Australian WSS Race 2011
Parkes, Scassa, Lowes, Australian WSS Race 2011
Scassa, Lowes, Australian WSS Race 2011
Parkes, Scassa, Lowes, Australian WSS Race 2011
Lowes, Australian WSS Race 2011
Lowes, Australian WSS Race 2011
Lowes, Australian WSS Race 2011
Lowes, Australian WSS Race 2011
Lowes, Australian WSS Race 2011
Lowes, Australian WSS 2011
Lowes, Australian WSS Race 2011
Lowes, Australian WSS Race 2011
Lowes, Australian WSS Race 2011

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.




© 1999 - 2014 Crash Media Group

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