Alex Lowes provides his latest update following an eventful opening qualifying day ahead of the 2019 Suzuka 8 Hours which ended with his #21 Yamaha Factory Racing Team on provisional pole position.

The British rider, a three-time Suzuka 8 Hour-winner, helped his teammates Michael van der Mark and Katsuyuki Nakasuga to top the combined qualifying sessions to lead the charge into the top 10 shootout for pole position.

The day was ended by an eventful night practice session in heavy rain.

Here’s what Lowes had to say after another successful day at the Suzuka 8 Hours.

2019 Suzuka 8 Hours: Alex Lowes Diary - Day 2