Jonathan Rea heaped praise on his Kawasaki squad after scoring a blistering double victory in Portim?o - his fourth of the season - and said set-up mistakes made in Donington Park helped him gain an advantage in Portugal.

The championship leader was powerless to stop Tom Sykes securing all fifty points at his home race last time out but subsequent work with his crew ensured he was unbeatable in Portim?o.

His staggering 330 point haul from a possible 350 after fourteen races has made this the most dominant start to a World Superbike season since the series began in 1988.

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Such is his domination, Rea now leads the standings by 124 points with team-mate Sykes a distant second.

"I have a great bike, a great team around me and great strategy for every weekend," said Rea. "My crew chief Pere and I sit down and work out a good set-up, evaluating our tyres.

"We learned from some mistakes in Donington that made us stronger here and I am riding well, but I have the tools to do it. So it is massive credit to all my mechanics for working so hard and KHI in Japan, who are continuing to develop."

His two race wins on Sunday - the 24th and 25th victories in the class - came from a lowly eighth place starting slot and showed that Rea is not yet content to ride around for points.

He went on to state that his approach to racing wouldn't change despite his sizeable championship lead.

"In tomorrow's test we have some new material to try. We know now where the limit is and we rode two good races today. The points gap is a lot after this round but I will try not change the way I am riding."