Jonathan Rea: Motorcycling ace receives MBE from Prince William

Jonathan Rea MBE. Pic by PressEye / Philip Magowan.
Jonathan Rea MBE. Pic by PressEye / Philip Magowan.

Motorcycling world champion Jonathan Rea has received his MBE at Buckingham Palace.

The 30-year-old Ballyclare man, a triple world superbike champion, was presented with his honour by Prince William.

Last June, Rea was named in the Queen’s birthday honours list. In September he completed a hat-trick of successive World Superbike titles.