Lowes suffered his third break in the home of six races in the closing speed of the weekend at the Spanish circuit, as he made contact with the Honda of Leon Haslam heading into Turn 1.
He became then sad enough to be clean by the Pedercini Kawasaki of debutant Lachlan Epis, leaving him desiring clinical consideration on his stunning hand and unable to bag the restart after the speed became pink-flagged for a second lap accident animated Tom Sykes and Lucas Mahias.
Kawasaki’s post-speed affirm printed Lowes had been taken to medical institution following the accident, and now the Eastern producer has printed the Briton has suffered “a fissure fracture at the inferior of the second metatarsal of his stunning hand”.
It added that Lowes would commute to Jerez this weekend anyway with the “hope and draw” of racing there.
“After the Barcelona weekend and getting taken out of that final speed it became somewhat messy, with loads of bikes around,” said Lowes. “I bought clipped by one more rider and fortuitously I bought away comparatively unscathed from the break. I in actual fact possess fractured my hand but otherwise I after all feel somewhat factual.
“I after all feel worship I’m able to strive and stride at Jerez. My neck is a itsy-bitsy bit stiff but I will work no longer easy on my recovery these next three days, with Albert our physio, and be in a space to possess a examine out to stride. It is no longer a great topic but I will paddle to Jerez and the notion is to possess a examine out to stride.”
One other DNF for Lowes at Barcelona has additional harmed his space in the championship, having now fallen leisurely Ducati rider Michael Ruben Rinaldi and Yamaha’s Andrea Locatelli to sixth.
His haul of 192 aspects is less than half what his title-contending teammate Jonathan Rea has managed, with Lowes’ simplest outcomes – a pair of second locations – coming in the hole spherical of the season at Aragon.
That solid begin to the season precipitated Kawasaki to resign Lowes for one more two seasons support in July.