‘I know there is no­body on the Moto2 grid that I can’t beat’

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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

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