Gearlink Kawasaki News
1 October 2012
Ben Wison and the team had a superb weekend at Silverstone taking their first win of the season. Ben was joined for the meeting by his new team - mate, James East, who had a great debut for the team gaining strong 10th and 11th places.
Ben struggled in practice to get the right set up and was only able to qualify in tenth place. However, he made a great start in the first race and set some fast lap times to gain an impressive fifth place and promotion to fifth place on the grid for the second race. For race two he got a fantastic start and was involved in a thrilling race with five riders all battling for the lead. Ben took the lead on several occasions finally making a break and taking an excellent win for the first time this season to the delight of the spectators cheering him all the way to the finish line.
James East had an impressive debut riding consistently well to achieve two solid results for the team and will remain as Ben's team - mate going into the next round.
Jack Groves, for only his third race for the team, in the Metzeler Superstock Champioship had a steady weekend working his way through the field to achieve 21st place.
A great weekend for the team and just reward for all the hard work put in and provides a massive boost going into the final round at Brands Hatch.