Nearing the date of the SBK in Jerez. Tom Sykes was champion in 2015Jerez de la Frontera (Spain) – 7th October. There are only 6 days left before the championship stage of the SBK 2016 on the Andalusian track of Jerez de la Frontera, not even 35 km northeast of Cádiz. During the winter trials at the end of last November, the best time was recorded by Sykes on his Kawasaki, stopping the clock at 1:40:316. On the other hand, the other ZX-10R of Jonathan Rhea recorded his best run one second slower than his teammate.
In 2015 Tom Sykes got the pole position and the victory in race 1, while race 2 was taken by Chaz Davies’ Ducati, the Kawasaki’s tyres having trouble adhering to the track. The Japanese manufacturer won the Constructors World Championship 2015 in Jerez.