Rea Fights Back to Lead Championship

March 26, 2018

Round 2 - Chang International Circuit in ‎Buriram, Thailand

Kawasaki Racing Team (KRT) rider Jonathan Rea followed up on his Superpole qualifying success with his first race win of the 2018 WorldSBK Championship season, securing a margin of victory of 1.5 seconds after 20 intense laps during race 1. Tom Sykes (KRT) was in a leading position early in the race but finished sixth.

Race 2 saw Jonathan Rea securing a strong finish after a challenging second race in hot conditions at the Chang International Circuit, following up his opening day win. Summoning up all his determination and skills, Rea managed to maintain a high level of pace and even overtake a rider in the final three laps to score fourth place.

Rea leaves the Chang International Circuit with a two point championship lead after four races.