How he did it in 2016

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PHILLIP IS­LAND

An em­phatic dou­ble to start the sea­son on form.

THAI­LAND

A strong win in race one, but team­mate Tom Sykes got the bet­ter of him af­ter an un­char­ac­ter­is­tic mis­take in the sec­ond.

ARAGON

Un­able to stop a dom­i­nant Davies, Rea set­tled for the points in Spain.

ASSEN

It was a re­turn to the top step in style, with a dou­ble vic­tory in mixed con­di­tions.

IMOLA

With Davies again un­stop­pable, Rea took two vi­tal sec­ond places.

SEPANG

Fur­ther podi­ums as Sykes and Hay­den share spoils in Malaysia.

DON­ING­TON

Team-mate Sykes was once again dom­i­nant at home, leav­ing Rea to cross the line third and sec­ond.

MISANO

Back on the top step in Misano, Rea was un­touch­able as he racked up his third dou­ble of the sea­son.

LA­GUNA SECA

Rea took his first win at the Cal­i­for­nian track be­fore a tech­ni­cal prob­lem saw him suf­fer his first DNF of the sea­son.

LAUSITZRING

An un­char­ac­ter­is­tic crash saw him out of a dry­ing race one, be­fore storm­ing back to the top step in the sec­ond out­ing.

MAGNY COURS

Fourth in race one was only time Rea finished off the podium all year. Nor­mal ser­vice re­sumed in race two as he took sec­ond place.

JEREZ LOSAIL

Third and sec­ond wasn’t enough to wrap up the ti­tle in Spain. Sec­ond was more than enough to be crowned in Qatar be­fore drop­ping back to al­low team­mate Sykes to se­cure the series run­ner-up spot in race two.

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