Jonathan Rea has enjoyed the most effective start to a season in World Superbike history and hopes to 'make it count' this weekend in Misano.

The Kawasaki rider has been an unstoppable force in 2015, claiming ten victories from 14 races, and staggeringly hasn't finished lower than second place all year.

As a result, he leads the championship standings by a mammoth 124 points from team-mate Tom Sykes and could wrap up the world title in record time if he maintains his momentum.

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Rea heads to Misano looking to go about his race weekend in the same fashion and extend his lead even further.

"We will see on Friday how the bike is because it is another new track for me on the Kawasaki but we will see how things are in the first session and take it from there," Rea said. "I had my first ever WSB race win at Misano [with Honda] and I always enjoy going to Italy."

Since his maiden WSBK win in 2009 at Misano, the Kawasaki rider has achieved just one further rostrum appearance at the circuit in six races (did not race there in 2011 or 2013). But Rea is confident that if conditions suit his ZX-10R he will be able to improve that record and continue his incredible form in 2015.

"Temperatures should be hot again, like in Portimao, so I expect to be strong. It is the last European race for a while, before we go on two fly-aways, so it would be good to make it count."

Post-Portimao Rea spent time at the Isle of Man TT as a spectator and is fighting fit for round eight of the 2015 World Superbike Championship, scheduled for the 19-21 June.