Sam Lowes heads to Sepang for the penultimate race of 2016

Sam Lowes and the Team Federal Oil Gresini Moto2 are on the way to Malaysia for the final race of the three-week long flyaway trip as the Moto2 circus heads towards the Sepang International Circuit for the penultimate round of the 2016 season.


On the Malaysian track the 26-year-old British rider is determined to collect a good result after the two retirements suffered in Japan and in Australia, where he had nevertheless shown the speed to join the fight at the top.

The first Free Practice session will start on Friday 27 October at 10.55 local time, 3.55 CET. Lights will go off on Sunday 30 October at 13:20 local time, 6:20 CET.


“After the excellent performance at Aragon we had two really bad races, so I cannot wait to arrive in Malaysia to make up for that disappointment. I have always enjoyed riding at Sepang, which is a really nice circuit. The track has been resurfaced this year, so I expect that it will be even better, less bumpy. Another good thing is the weather: after the low temperatures at Phillip Island it will be good to ride in hot conditions. Now we have only two races to go and I want to end the season in the best way possible, also to thank the team for their great support”.


“We arrive in Malaysia decided to pick up a good result after two bad races in Japan and Australia: two weekends in which we showed a lot of potential, without realize it on Sunday though. We believe we can fight for the top positions also in Sepang, where it will be crucial not to make mistakes to return to see the finish line and start collecting again points for the championship, in order to end the season on a high”.

Sam Lowes heads to Sepang for the penultimate race of 2016 - Gresini Racing