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Sam West’s Superb Macau Grand Prix Debut

Stand out newcomer to Macau, during the 2015 Macau motorcycle Grand Prix, was Sam West.

Having shown strong form in practice and qualifying sessions, Sam went into the 12 lap race, confident of sealing a highly creditable result.

Piloting PR Racing Lloyd & Jones ZX10R Kawasaki, he went onto finish in 17th place, finishing in front of lightweight TT winner Ivan Lintin, to finish leading newcomer around the streets of Macau.

Sam was delighted with his result, he is aiming to return to the Macau GP in the future.


Photo by Kelvin Wong

His Macau GP exploits, culminated what has been a highly productive year of pure road racing.

Main highlights have included making his North West 200 debut, lapping in excess of 126 mph during TT 2015, 19th place finish in Pokerstars senior TT.

This result backed up by further highly accomplished performances in superbike, supersport, superstock races, propelled him to 11th position in the privateers championship.

Sam looks set to announce soon who he will be competing for next year, at North West 200 and TT 2016.

Established amongst the rising stars in pure road racing, Sam has the talent to in the future, become a podium finisher around the mountain course, Triangle, Dundrod and Macau.

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