‘I know there is nobody on the Moto2 grid that I can’t beat’
of winning the world championship. And that’s not me being big headed. I know there is nobody on this grid that I can’t beat. These guys are all very good and if you take anything for granted you won’t beat them. But I’m in a great team with great people around me. They want me on their bike and they respect me and that makes a big difference. Now it is all down to me.”
The Kalex frame is definitely a key factor in convincing Lowes that he can overcome backflipping Frenchman Johann Zarco and the disciplined and meticulous Alex Rins.
On his Kalex debut in Valencia last November, Lowes’ smile couldn’t have been wider if he’d won the lottery.
ZARCO ON LOWES AND RINS
ÒI was surprised by him on the Speed Up and I really didnõt expect him to be strong like this. Lowes can be really strong. He is a rider that has a really English style. You can see he is so hungry and he really wants it. Alex looks like one of the favourites to fight for the title because he was second in the championship as a rookie and he will always be there.ó