Jonathan Rea says he will not dwell on his disappointing end to an otherwise remarkable 2015 World Superbike Championship campaign as a rare technical DNF robbed him of the chance to score an all-time points' scoring record.

Having lost out in a dramatic head-to-head with Jordi Torres in race one, his second place finish nonetheless left him needing just five points to break Colin Edwards' all-time points' record in the very final race.

However, just as Rea was priming for a six-way battle for the win in what became a thrilling conclusion to the season, his Kawasaki ZX-10R developed an unusual technical problem on lap five and forced him into an unexpected retirement.

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Despite the frustrating conclusion, with 14 wins, a winning margin of 132 points and just three non-podium results under his pocket, Rea says he cannot let the DNF blemish what has been an extraordinary season.

"Race two was a frustrating way to end the year but we have to be clever and look back at the amazing season we had, with so many race wins, and taking the championship.

"I wanted to win again in race two and we were doing enough in the beginning to manage our tyres better than the others. I am just a bit gutted that I missed out on the second race because it looked like a fun race to be part of! I would have liked the battle."

"I gave 200% in race one and I can't thank my guys enough because they worked hard to give me a really good bike. When Torres came past I made a really big effort to stay with him."