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On the first day of practice rounds at this year’s Malaysian GP race, British rider Sam Lowes had a frying-pan-to-fire moment that cost him any potential placement on the poles. After solo wipeout on Turn 14 of the first practice round, Lowes picked his motorcycle up from the gravel and looped back around a stretch to pull back into the pack. Unfortunately, Lowes did not do a great job watching for oncoming racers and his slow attempt to merge back into the race resulted in racer Johann Zarco laying down his bike into Lowes for a second crash.