Low sets sights high in bid for big time return
Twickenham racer Simon Low is putting it all on the line in his bid to the biking big time.
The 27-year-old is piling up the debts in the less glamourous surroundings of the North Gloucester Club Championship – in which he currently leads the mini-twin class standings on a Suzuki SV650 machine.
Low, who rides for Black & Blue Racing, put a string of pitfalls behind him to collect second and first place finishes in rounds four and five of the championship series at Cadwell Park this weekend.
A lack of cash curtailed his last stab at the British Superbike 125cc championship in 2012, but he is hoping a string of impressive results at a lower level can give him the platform to return to where he belongs.
“I know I have got the ability to get up there again,” said Low, who is hoping to tie up a new sponsorship deal with Whitton-based Gear 4 Gears Ltd.
“When I was last in Superbikes I got some half decent results it is just a case of finding the money to sustain it. I want to be back there next year and that is the plan.
“I am so in debt now it is unreal. I’m putting everything I have into it to get back to where I want to be, but it is not easy.
“We might be at a lower level, but winning is still winning, whichever way you look at it.
“I’ve managed to bring my lap times and if I can win on a small machine I can win on the bigger set-ups. It is all the same to me.”
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