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.