Sylvain Guintoli wants to end his partnership with Pata Honda on a high at the season finale in Qatar, a track which he says hosted his greatest memory of his career.

Last season the Frenchman clinched his maiden World Superbike title with Aprilia at Losail thanks to a dominant double victory. After claiming his first podium finish with Honda last time out at Magny-Cours, he feels he has momentum to secure a strong finish to the year before switching to Crescent Yamaha for 2016.

"The last three rounds have been really positive with the results we've got and it was such a good feeling to finally step on the podium in Magny-Cours," Guintoli said. "It's positive for the entire team because it's what we've all been working so hard for during the whole season.

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"I'm hoping we can take that positivity into Qatar and finish in a really strong way, which would be a great reward for everyone. We had a really good weekend at Sepang earlier this season which is another 'big' circuit, so I am hopeful that we can aim for something similar."

At Sepang, Guintoli grabbed two fourth place finishes - his best combined results of the season - and feels his set-up on the Honda can allow him to fight towards the front again at a circuit he relishes.

"Last year at Qatar were definitely the best racing moments of my career," he added. "Even before then I really liked the layout of the track and I love racing under the lights there, which I also did while I was racing in MotoGP. It's a 'big' circuit, like Sepang, and it's fast and flowing, which really suits my riding style."

Guintoli is set to leave the Pata Honda squad at the end of the year to join Yamaha who returns to World Superbike with Paul Denning's Crescent squad, while former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden steps into the Frenchman's vacated Honda ride.