Jonathan Rea first win at Jerez circuit:
Triple World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea took his initially win in the arrangement at Spain’s Jerez circuit to make it 13 triumphs for the season.
The Northern Irishman led the pack with four laps staying after pioneer Marco Melandri of Italy resigned.
Rea beat Chaz Davies by 1.1 seconds, with Tom Sykes in third.
Rea moves to inside eight of Carl Fogarty’s record of 59 vocation WSB wins however squares with the Englishman’s count of 109 platform completes in the arrangement.
The Kawasaki rider secured his third progressive title three weeks back at Magny-Cours and now stretches out his prompt 129 focuses over English partner Sykes.
Rea could draw level with Australian Troy Bayliss as the second best rider ever as far as race triumphs in the event that he completes first in race two on Sunday.
Welsh Ducati rider Davies closes to inside five purposes of Sykes with Sunday’s second race, in addition to the
last round in Qatar on 2-4 November, still to come.
American Colin Edwards’ record for the quantity of focuses accumulated in a season.
The Isle of Man-based rider, who slammed in conclusive practice in Jerez, had secured his first platform places at
the Spanish circuit a year prior when he took third and second set completions.
Saturday’s underlying race was red-hailed after two riders fell off yet Rea quickly hit the front on the restart.
Italian Melandri overwhelmed the Ulsterman with 13 laps staying, with Davies moving into second before
long, before Rea ventured out in front of the Welshman once more.
Melandri was compelled to stop up with a mechanical issue four laps from home in the wake of setting the
quickest lap of the race, gifting Rea triumph.
Alex Lowes, Michael van der Mark and Sylvain Guintoli made up the main six:
the Milwaukee Aprilia.
“That was a mind blowing race. I gave it everything and I’m truly upbeat to win – yet I feel truly sad for Marco,” said Rea.