Yakhnich Motorsport signed 3-years contarct with Sam Lowes
Russian team Yakhnich Motorsport, taking part in class Supersport, World Championship Superbike, WSBK, in the season of 2013 will be presented in the championship by two pilots: together with Russian Vladimir Leonov colors of the Russian team will defended by British racer Sam Lowes.
Over the past two years, Lowes took part in the World Championship for Honda: the debut season in the FIM Supersport World Championship Sam spent with the team Parkalgar Honda, and last year he was riding for Bogdanka Honda PTR.
In 2011, Lowes has finished the championship in sixth place, winning a few podiums, one pole position and showing two fastest laps. In 2012, Sam opened the scoring victories, winning two of arrival, as well as a frequent guest at the prize podium. In addition the British four times becomes the strongest in qualifying and three times sets the best lap in the race. Lowes finished the season third in the individual competition.
Before the debut in the World Championship British racer has achieved considerable success in the regional championships in 2010 Sam became the champion of British Supersport Championship, one of the strongest franchises in the local Supersport class, and in the 2009 season, won the title in the British Supersport Cup. In 2008, Sam has successfully performed in a series of European Superstock 600 Championship, which came after several years in the junior championships of British series.
Season 2013 British pilot hold in the new team on a new bike for himself Yamaha, but a lot of experience will help the rider to adapt quickly in Yakhnich Motorsport and establish effective cooperation with Vladimir Leonov.
"I'm just happy that I am a part of the team as Yakhnich Motorsport! Even last season, I saw their professionalism and excellent consistency in the team. High results of Vladimir Leonov are very natural character - the team moving in the right direction. I have no doubt that with these guys I will be a champion. I came to win, and sure this is the right place! "- Said the contract rider of Yakhnich Motorsport Sam Lowes.