A season of records for Rea with a final double win, Lowes stepped up on the podium
Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki) won both races in Qatar and confirmed his world champions leadership. Alex Lowes (Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team, sponsored by BMC) took the 3th place in race 2 behind Davies (Ducati) and ahead of the teammate Michael van der Mark. In race 1, Lowes and Van der Mark were forced to withdraw; the podium was completed by Davies and Melandri (Ducati). Lowes and Van der Mark finished 5th and 6th, respectively, in final point standing.
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