Automorbit, Sport – Jonathan Rea, the Kawasaki Racing Team racer, dominates the World Superbike (WSBK) race.
In this mass production motorbike race, Rea became the target that the other racers had to beat.
As it was held in Jerez, Spain (01-02 / 8/2020), the British racer dominated. In two races, he continued to get the podium.
When Superpole, grabbed the main podium, and when racing Sunday, was in second place behind Scott Redding (Aruba.it Racing Ducati).
With this strong performance, Rea had the opportunity to see the MotoGP team, but he did not accept the offer and remained at WSBK.
“Honestly speaking, there was never really a chance to be in MotoGP. Fausto (Gresini) had contact with me, but it didn’t happen, ”
“Kawasaki has become a family to me. What I want them to make happen. In MotoGP there cannot be such. So why did I go there. But I thank Aprilia, “said Jonathan Rea.
Meanwhile, even though he is still very dominating, he knows when he will leave WSBK.
According to the 33-year-old racer, he will retire when he is no longer competitive.
“I race not for fun, but for achievement and victory. I will retire when I can no longer reach the podium for me and the team, ”
“Right now in me there is always the mentality to win. It is very necessary to be able to build racing motivation and win, “he said.
For a really good time, Rea himself doesn’t know yet and is not thinking about retiring.
Because he still has the potential to win, he is supported by the Kawasaki team who always fulfill his desire and lead him to win the WSBK world champion 5 times.