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How Jonathan Rea broke the overall victory record in WorldSBK

Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team WorldBSK) on his way to breaking even more records.


Reigning MOTUL FIM Superbike World Champion Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK) has made history at Automotodrom Brno this weekend, reaching 60 WorldSBK victories to become the most successful rider of all time. Read how he has written his names in the history books:

2nd February 1987 – Born in Ballymena, Northern Ireland
1997 – British 60cc motocross champion
2003 – Moved over to road racing – British 125GP Championship
2004 – Joined British Supersport Championship
2007 – British Superbike Championship Runner-Up
2008 – Debuted in World Supersport Championship and wild card in WorldSBK
2009 – Moved to WorldSBK with Honda, first victory in Misano’s Race Two
2012 – Took his 10th WorldSBK victory at Donington Park – Race Two
2015 – Joined Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK, Crowned World Champion
2015 – Secured his 20th WorldSBK Victory in WorldSBK, in Assen Race One. His 5th for Kawasaki
2015 – 25th WorldSBK victory secured in Portimao Race Two
2016 – Took 30th WorldSBK victory in the opening race of the season at Phillip Island
2016 – First back to back world champion since Carl Fogarty
2017 – Won his 40th race victory at Phillip Island’s race two
2017 – First rider in history to take three WorldSBK titles in a row and secured his 50th race win
2018 – Equalled Carl Fogarty’s overall win record at Imola, his 59th overall
2018 – Secured most victories ever in WorldSBK at Automotodrom Brno

Jonathan Rea WorldSBK Career Stats 
Starts: 231
Podiums: 123
Wins: 60
Titles: 3