Alex Lowes
United Kingdom

Alex Lowes

1990-09-14 (age 30)


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Morbidelli felt like lowest rated rider by Yamaha at start of 2020 MotoGP season

Franco Morbidelli says he "can't hide" the fact Yamaha's decision to give him the older-spec MotoGP bike at the start of 2020 made him feel the weakest of its riders

European MotoGP: Miller tops wet FP1, Quartararo slowest at Valencia

Jack Miller topped a wet first practice for the MotoGP European Grand Prix at Valencia, as Fabio Quartararo was last and Yamaha stand-in Garrett Gerloff impressed in 16th

Rossi faded in Australian GP as he was "slowest on the straight"

Valentino Rossi could only manage eighth in the MotoGP Australian Grand Prix having led early on because Yamaha's speed deficit meant he was "the slowest on the straight"

Aprilia MotoGP team 'still suffering consequences' of Lowes deal

Aprilia MotoGP boss Romano Albesiano believes the team is still "suffering the consequences" of signing rookie Sam Lowes for 2017

Redding hopes he can avoid the same MotoGP fate as Lowes at Aprilia

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

MotoGP Argentina: Marquez fastest in FP2, Dovizioso slowest

Marc Marquez topped the second MotoGP practice session in mixed conditions at Termas de Rio Hondo, as championship leader Andrea Dovizioso ended up last

Aprilia MotoGP team 'overestimated' itself in signing Lowes for '17

Aprilia racing manager Romano Albesiano admits the Italian MotoGP manufacturer "overestimated" its own capabilities when it chose to recruit Sam Lowes for 2017

Lowes will need to earn 2019 MotoGP return during '18 Moto2 season

Sam Lowes says he will need to "earn" a return to MotoGP for 2019 after losing his Aprilia ride for next season

Redding says MotoGP rookie Lowes in difficult situation at Aprilia

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

Sam Lowes set for Moto2 switch after losing Aprilia MotoGP ride

Sam Lowes is set to step back to Moto2 next year after losing his Aprilia MotoGP ride to Scott Redding

Lowes likely to return to Moto2 if MotoGP seat proves unsalvageable

Aprilia outcast Sam Lowes says he is likely to drop back down to Moto2 next year if he cannot remain in MotoGP

Aprilia confirms Redding for 2018 MotoGP season in place of Lowes

The Aprilia MotoGP team has confirmed Scott Redding will replace Sam Lowes on its second bike for the 2018 season

Crutchlow: 'Panicking' Aprilia's 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 says Aprilia MotoGP situation 'lacklustre and unprofessional'

Sam Lowes says the situation at the Aprilia MotoGP team before his contract was cancelled a year early was "lacklustre" and "unprofessional".

Redding denies he has signed deal to replace Lowes at Aprilia

Scott Redding has denied he has already signed a deal to replace Sam Lowes at the Aprilia for 2018, saying he is still weighing up his options for his MotoGP future

Scott Redding in line to replace Sam Lowes at Aprilia MotoGP team

British rider Scott Redding is set to replace compatriot Sam Lowes in Aprilia's factory MotoGP line-up for 2018

Aprilia: Next two MotoGP races key for Sam 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

Crutchlow says Aprilia needs to give MotoGP rookie Lowes more time

Cal Crutchlow has defended rider Sam Lowes in the wake of pressure from his Aprilia MotoGP team, saying the rookie deserves more time to prove himself

Sam Lowes: Top 10 on Assen grid proves I belong 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

Aprilia MotoGP team talking to potential Sam Lowes replacements

Aprilia is talking to other riders about replacing the contracted Sam Lowes in 2018, if the MotoGP rookie cannot "quickly show some improvement", racing manager Romano Albesiano admits

MotoGP rookie Sam Lowes unhappy with the respect inside 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 rookie Sam Lowes: Cracking MotoGP 'like a jigsaw'

Aprilia rookie Sam Lowes says understanding MotoGP and making progress is proving to be "like a jigsaw"

Sam Lowes: Moto GP Spanish Grand Prix was the 'worst of my life'

Aprilia MotoGP rider Sam Lowes described Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez as the "worst race of my life"

Aprilia's Lowes doesn't care about position in MotoGP testing

Aprilia MotoGP rookie Sam Lowes says he did not care about his position on the timesheets in the opening pre-season test at Sepang

Sam Lowes relieved period of Moto2/MotoGP swapping is over

Sam Lowes believes not having to ride a Moto2 bike again will help when he tests with Aprilia before making his MotoGP debut in 2017

Aprilia MotoGP rookie Lowes will have to relax, Espargaro says

Sam Lowes "needs to relax a little bit" when he steps up to MotoGP next year as a rookie, according to Aprilia team-mate Aleix Espargaro

Alex Lowes ruled out of MotoGP Aragon GP after Saturday crash

Alex Lowes will miss Sunday's Aragon Grand Prix following his crash during MotoGP's third practice session on Saturday

Alex Lowes Tech 3 MotoGP deal replacing Bradley Smith extended

World Superbike Championship racer Alex Lowes will continue to stand in for injured Tech3 Yamaha MotoGP rider Bradley Smith at Aragon later this month

Tech3 MotoGP stand-in Lowes wants to match Espargaro at Misano

Alex Lowes wants to match the pace of his temporary MotoGP team-mate Pol Espargaro when he makes his second start for Tech3 Yamaha in this weekend's San Marino Grand Prix

Bradley Smith to miss two MotoGP races, Alex Lowes steps in

Bradley Smith has been ruled out of the next two MotoGP races, including his home round at Silverstone, due to injury

Sam Lowes steps up Aprilia test programme before 2017 MotoGP move

British rider Sam Lowes believes he is past his initial learning phase in testing for his MotoGP debut with Aprilia in 2017

Espargaro's Suzuki MotoGP experience to help Aprilia - Lowes

Moto2 title contender Sam Lowes believes Aleix Espargaro's experience developing Suzuki's MotoGP bike will help when they both join Aprilia next year

Sam Lowes astonished by Aprilia on his MotoGP test debut

British rider Sam Lowes was surprised by the agility of Aprilia's RS-GP in his first taste of MotoGP machinery at Misano

Sam Lowes to make MotoGP test debut with Aprilia this week

British rider Sam Lowes will test a MotoGP bike for the first time on Wednesday, before graduating to the championship in 2017 with Aprilia

Sam Lowes secures 2017 MotoGP ride with Gresini-run Aprilia team

British rider Sam Lowes will step up to MotoGP with Aprilia in 2017, with the Gresini-run team retaining Stefan Bradl and Alvaro Bautista for next season