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Thrilling Thai Podium for Lowes and Voltcom Crescent Suzuki

Soaring temperatures and a big crowd saw Voltcom Crescent Suzuki?s Alex Lowes ride to a stunning podium finish as Thailand hosted its debut World Superbike races at the Chang International Circuit this afternoon

Determined to get a great start with his Yoshimura-powered GSX-R, Lowes took second on the opening lap of the final race, holding the position for the first half against the Aprilia of Leon Haslam. Succumbing on lap eight, he continued his stellar 1’34 pace, to maintain a strong gap throughout the remainder of the action, claiming the third place finish and rounding out the day with a podium celebration. Having demonstrated blistering consistent pace all weekend, a bad start to Lowes’ opening race ...



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Brave seventh for Suzuki and de Puniet on WSBK debut

Voltcom Crescent Suzuki?s Randy de Puniet completed his debut weekend in the World Superbike Championship with a seventh place finish in the final race of the afternoon at Australia?s Phillip Island today.

Motivated by his initial outing on the Yoshimura-powered Superbike, and with 22 race laps under his belt, de Puniet ran a determined race two. Fighting his way up from his 11th place start, he joined the top-ten battle on his second lap, rising to seventh with four laps to go and claiming nine points at the start of his campaign. Struggling with his injuries from the earlier testing accident which caused a severe case of arm pump, the Frenchman fought hard for the beginning of his debut race, circulating strongly in ...



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Lowes and Suzuki fastest in final testing at Phillip Island

A confident Alex Lowes concluded the final World Superbike pre-season test at Phillip Island in Australia today as the Voltcom Crescent Suzuki racer claimed the quickest time overall

Continuing his stellar work from the opening day, the 24-year-old British racer preserved his place at the top of the timesheets in Tuesday’s morning test, setting a 1’30.859 on his 10th lap. With the first of the 2015 race-specification Yoshimura-prepared engines fitted to his Suzuki GSX-R machine, Lowes returned to the track for the final two hour stint, undertaking a further 40 laps – bringing his total to 116 for the two days – his earlier time enough to retain him the front-running ...