Five-time WorldSBK world champion Jonathan Rea He will continue his association with Kawasaki and the KRT after signing a new multi-year contract. Rea has won five consecutive World Cups as a KRT rider, the first was in his debut year at Kawasaki in 2015. The WorldSBK rider with the most success in championship history has achieved them on the back of a Ninja ZX-10R and a ZX -10RR.
With a win to his credit already this season in the only round of 2020 that has been held so far in Australia, Rea keeps his competitive nature intact and his goal this season is to clinch his sixth title. The signing of his new contract demonstrates his intention to continue extending his achievements beyond this 2020.
Jonathan’s motivation is high as always, especially after the confirmation of his new contract with the manufacturer and the most successful WorldSBK team in the Paddock. Its close connection to Kawasaki and the KRT is now globally known and in many ways has become “the face of Kawasaki”.
The full support of his wife Tatia, his children and his entire family has been very important throughout his brilliant career, in the good times and of course also in the most difficult ones. In addition Jonathan has cultivated a very good relationship with the team that has been beneficial for both parties.
With the contract also signed by the current championship leader Alex Lowes, Kawasaki and the KRT They have already made their bet for the future.
“I am super happy to sign a new contract with Kawasaki and the KRT. What we have accomplished together is incredible. Our success is powered by a great team and of course, the basis of the project, our Ninja ZX-10RR. I will continue to work hard together with my team and the KHI engineers to be in top condition in every race. This period away from racing has rekindled the desire to keep winning and continue to improve my skills and the package of our bike. The races never stop and all the drivers and manufacturers continue to improve, we must do the same. We can now fully focus on our WorldSBK 2020 season where races will restart soon. I want to thank Kawasaki, the team, and all of my sponsors for their continued support and great opportunity, ”Rea said in a statement from his team.