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Jonathan Rea

MotoGP Driver

Kawasaki Racing Team

Born on 2 février 1987
in Ballymena, North Ireland

After starting out in motocross, Jonathan Rea began to show his tarmac potential in 2003 in the British Superbike championship. Five years later he moved up to the Supersport world championship, getting onto the top step of the podium on his debut season.

Arriving in World Superbike in 2009, he has been a force to be reckoned with ever since. Recruited by Kawasaki in 2015, he took the title that same year. Five others followed. With 99 victories, 185 podiums, 78 lap records and 27 pole positions in 304 races, the British rider is today one of the legends of WSBK.

Prize List

  • 6 World Superbike championship titles

  • 99 World Superbike wins

  • 185 World Superbike podiums

  • 3 World Supersport wins