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Rea on verge of WSBK title

Castletown resident could wrap up title at next round

Jonathan Rea is close to claiming the World Superbike Championship.

The Castletown resident picked up a win and a second in the Malaysian round at the weekend.

 

Rea won race one but was edged out by Chaz Davies in the second race.

 

It means he has a 144-point lead over Davies, with six races still to go.

 

Rea could now secure the title at the next round in Jerez in Spain on September 20.

 

 

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