WATCH: The birth of a WorldSBK star at Misano in 2009!

Wednesday, 31 July 2019 11:46 GMT

Jonathan Rea took on the experience of Michel Fabrizio and Noriyuki Haga in a thrilling final lap for his first of 80 WorldSBK wins to-date!

The iconic Misano World Circuit “Marco Simoncelli” is steeped in history right across the World Superbike paddock, with stars made and heroes welcomed at the passionate Italian circuit, just a few kilometres from the picturesque Adriatic Sea. In 2009, more history was about to be made, as Jonathan Rea, Michel Fabrizio and Noriyuki Haga endured a race long battle, with championship stakes high as the season reached its mid-point. Taking the lead on the final lap, watch how Jonathan Rea kick-started his winning career in his rookie season. A dramatic final lap is one that will be remembered by every Rea fan the world-over.

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