Sam Lowes wins head-to-head in Spain

Sam Lowes wins head-to-head in Spain

Sam Lowes won this Sunday morning (30) the Spanish Grand Prix, the fourth stage of the 2023 Moto2 season. The number 22 rider started from pole position at the Jerez Ángel Nieto circuit and maintained the lead throughout the 21 laps of the race, claiming his first victory in the current championship in the intermediate category of the MotoGP World Championship.

Sam Lowes dominated the Moto2 race at Jerez. (Photo: MotoGP)

Second place went to Pedro Acosta, who could not match the speed of the English driver throughout the race. The podium also featured Alonso López, who finished the race in third place. Tony Arbolino closed the race in fourth place, while Aron Canet completed the top five for Jerez.

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Jake Dixon finished the race in sixth place, followed by Somkiat Chantra, who managed to hold off the attack of Albert Arenas across the finish line in seventh place, leaving the Italian in eighth place. Filip Salac took ninth place, while Fermín Aldeguer completed the top ten at the Spanish circuit.


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The race featured some crashes on the Spanish track. One happened with Ai Ogura on lap 13. The rider was trying to close in on López to fight for third place, and was battling with Tony Arbolino when he lost control of the bike and crashed.

The next stage of Moto2 will be the French Grand Prix, scheduled for the Bugatti circuit at Le Mans, on 13 May.