Kenan Sofuoglu says it was a case of getting the job done at Magny-Cours to claim his fourth World Supersport title with a round to spare.

The Kawasaki Puccetti Racing rider has dominated the series in 2015 since taking four consecutive wins at the start of the European stint of the season. After his nearest rival Jules Cluzel suffered a broken leg and dislocated shoulder at Jerez the Turkish rider looked assured of the title and duly secured it with a second place finish in France.

In the restarted World Supersport race at Magny-Cours, Sofuoglu had been challenging for the lead with PJ Jacobsen but with the foresight of the runner-up spot being enough to clinch the title before the season finale at Losail he controlled his pace to safely see the chequered flag.

"We came here to get the title not to win the race," Sofuoglu said. "That was most important for us. Everybody knows that the track conditions were very difficult. In the race I had one goal - to go very fast at the beginning of the race to stay with Jacobsen, take second place and get the title.

"When we had a two second gap I just had to stay on my bike, not crash and get the title. Our plan worked well. I am happy because I did not make any mistakes and the team did not make any mistakes."

Sofuoglu's triumph sees him claim his fourth career championship - adding to his titles won with Honda in 2007 and 2010 along with his debut Kawasaki title in 2012.

The Turkish rider has totally dominated the category over the past decade, grabbing 32 race wins from 103 stars, along with 68 podiums in all and 22 pole positions.

"I have to say a big thanks to the Puccetti Racing team, they have done an incredible job," he said. "Of course Kawasaki helped us a lot to win this title. In the end we got the championship."


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