Law takes Oulton Park Sprint Race victory

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Spirit Moto Corsa’s Mason Law took a well-fought victory in Oulton Park’s Sprint Race to move himself back to the top of the Quattro Plant British GP2 Cup standings.

It is the Benfleet rider’s second win of the season and fourth rostrum finish aboard the new for 2020 Spirit SP2 bike.

The day began with a qualifying session that saw mixed fortunes for the two riders.

Mason put in a strong performance, finishing second in GP2 and eighth overall with a 1:39.177 set towards the end of the 25 minute session.

Unfortunately, Joey suffered a crash at Turn 15 (Druids) which cut his session short after setting a 1:41.194. He had been in the top five in GP2, but subsequently dropped to tenth and 23rd overall.

Then came the 12 lap race. Mason maintained second in class at the start and put pressure on pole-sitter Tom Oliver in the early laps.

Mason passed Oliver for the lead on Lap 7 and then two laps later he got the better of Bradley Perie for sixth overall.

He held this position until the last lap, when he was passed by James Westmoreland.

However, the GP2 win was secured and the championship lead regained. Mason holds a three point lead on erstwhile points leader Jack Scott, who made it up to second place in the latter stages of the race.

Unfortunately, Joey’s race was compromised by a technical issue which forced him into the pits on Lap 3.

Joey had made a good start, gaining three places overall and making it up to eighth in class on the opening lap.

He was able to get back out on track, all be it a lap down, and completed the race 11th in GP2.

Joey’s fastest lap of 1:40.856 puts him eighth in class and 22nd overall on the Feature Race grid.

Mason, meanwhile, will start third in class and eighth overall (directly behind title rivals Tom Oliver and Jack Scott) courtesy of his 1:39.038.