MASON LAW MAKES BSB DEBUT WITH TEAM WD-40 KAWASAKI
Mason Law entered his first weekend of British Superbike Championship action in what can only be described as majorly difficult conditions for a rookie, but the former Superstock 600 champion and 1000cc race winner enjoyed every minute of his debut with Team WD40 GR Motosport aboard the ZX-10RR Kawasaki.
Speaking of his debut over the Easter weekend at Donington Park, which produced a top twenty finish in race one, but more importantly an armful of experience and an even bigger download of rider information, the affable Benfleet lad explained.
“All in all my debut in the British Superbike Championship has been an experience and there are lots of positives that can be taken from this weekend. Every session we continued to find strengths with the bike and more direction, especially with the front end. Obviously the conditions were not ideal for my first weekend as a BSB rider, but you have to work with the cards you are dealt and we did what we could.”
Recounting race one the 22-year-old said: “In race one it was good to get on the grid and go through the whole unique BSB race system. Unfortunately for me, I really struggled to get the bike stopped, so we sat down after the race and worked through a plan for today and again we found good direction.”
Speaking of his Easter Monday experience in race two, he added: “We made the setting changes and rolled with it for morning warm up and straight away I could feel the benefit. In the race we aired on the side of caution and went with a wet tyre set up. We could see from the previous race there was a drying line, however from experience throughout the weekend, the wet tyres were holding up in the conditions, but today it kind of caught us off guard how the circuit dried up.
“It meant that I had to pull out of the race early, which was disappointing, but on the flip side I still can hold onto the positives from Donington Park. I’ll now look forward to going to my local race next time out at Brands Hatch and do it all again in two weeks’ time.”