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Rea Creates History with Third Successive FIM World SBK Title

October 2, 2017

KRT rider Jonathan Rea won an unprecedented third FIM Superbike World Championship title in succession after a peerless display of front running in a wet first race at Magny Cours in France. No other rider had won three WorldSBK titles in a row before today. Tom Sykes (KRT) overcame recent injury and treacherous track conditions to finish third in the 21-lap opening race at Magny Cours. A historic third championship win in succession for Jonathan Rea came after his 12th win of the season, which was also the 50th of his WorldSBK career. Has led the 2017 title race from round one, race one, and make sure of his ultimate title success after winning today's wet race by over 16 seconds. Rea's latest victory came despite the slippery conditions that changed from lap-to-lap as the skies brightened after heavy overnight rain. Jonathan celebrated his latest championship success trackside with a three-pronged golden trident, symbolizing his three championships in succession and a special crash...

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Super Double for Rea and KRT

September 18, 2017

Jonathan Rea (KRT) completed a confident double win performance at Portimao in the FIM Superbike World Championship, despite starting the 20-lap race from ninth place - under the reverse grid rules that come into play for race two this year. Jonathan now has 11 wins for the season and he extended his championship lead to 120 points with another full points score this weekend. Rea now has 49 race wins over his entire WorldSBK career and is the third most successful rider in the history of the class. The record sits at 59 wins, set by the legendary Carl Fogarty. Read more

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Hayes second, Alessi third at Round Seven of CMRC Series

July 26, 2017

This weekend the CMRC Canadian Motocross National series made its way to the east coast for round seven of the series, at the Pleasant Valley MX track, in Brookfield, Nova Scotia and the Monster Energy Alpinestars Kawasaki team was excited to capitalize on the recent speed they’ve been showing through the second half of the series and embrace the great east coast fans. In MX1, Mike Alessi was quick from the get go as he logged the second quickest time in qualifying and a great start in moto one to grab the early lead. He would go on to finish second in the moto and set himself up for the overall win. He again grabbed the lead in moto two but unfortunately, a flat front tire suffered on the rocky surface left him nursing it home to finish seventh in moto two. A relegation to Christophe Pourcel bumped him up to sixth, which gave him third overall on the day and his third podium in the past four races. He now sits fourth overall in the MX1 points standings with three rounds...

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