BBC Sport - Superbike title in sight for Northern Ireland's Jonathan Rea

Superbike title in sight for NI's Rea

Jonathan Rea takes a step closer to retaining the World Superbike Championship by finishing third in the first race at Jerez.

The 29-year-old said he was disappointed to have finished well behind winner Chaz Davies but content to have taken his 20th podium finish of the year.

Rea is 44 points clear in the championship with three races left.