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Moto2: Sam Lowes finishes eighth at Mugello after stunning qualifying display

By MWhiley_LE  |  Posted: June 02, 2014

Sam Lowes was eighth at Mugello

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Sam Lowes finished eighth after clinching his maiden front-row start for yesterday’s Moto2 race at Mugello.

The Lincoln rider stunned his rivals by qualifying second in Saturday’s session at the Italian circuit.

But in an ultra-competitive field, staying in the top three was always going to be a tall order for the Speed Up rider – and so it proved.

However, struggling with a lack of rear grip, Lowes did a commendable job to come home in eighth after holding off a charging Maverick Vinales.

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