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BSB Rider of the Year vote: Full Results

You decide that Shane Byrne is a deserving winner of the 2012 MCE British Superbike Championship by voting him top in Crash.net's 'Rider of the Year' poll.
Shane Byrne has been crowned 2012 British Superbike Championship Rider of the Year, as voted for by Crash.net readers, the three-time title winner emerging as the comfortable winner by your reckoning.

Picking up an average score of 9.04 out of ten from the thousands of votes cast, Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki's Byrne was well ahead of Alex Lowes (8.37) and Josh Brookes (8.19) according to your votes.

Further down the order, six of the top seven were made up of those that reached the 'Title Showdown', with Chris Walker just doing enough to upset the order by out-scoring Michael Laverty for sixth place in your poll.

Other notable results from your poll saw Stuart Easton and Peter Hickman fall just short of making the top ten cut, while Noriyuki Haga's much anticipated maiden foray into BSB racing appeared to leave you somewhat cold as he could only manage an average score of 4.75.

Byrne is our fourth winner of the Crash.net BSB Rider of the Year accolade, following from Leon Camier (2009), Ryuichi Kiyonari (2010) and John Hopkins (2011).

2012 BSB Rider of the Year: Full Results

1. Shane Byrne GBR Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki 9.04
2. Alex Lowes GBR WFR Honda 8.37
3. Josh Brookes AUS Tyco Suzuki 8.19
4. Tommy Bridewell GBR Supersonic BMW 7.30



Related Pictures

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Shane Byrne Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki - [picture credit: Ian Hopgood Photography.com]
Shane Byrne, Ryuichi Kiyonari [pic credit: Gavan Caldwell]
Shane Byrne Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki - ihphotography.net
Shane Byrne Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki - ihphotography.net
Shane Byrne Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki - ihphotography.net
Shane Byrne Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki - ihphotography.net
Shane Byrne Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki - ihphotography.net
Shane Byrne Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki - ihphotography.net
Shane Byrne Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki - ihphotography.net
Shane Byrne Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki - ihphotography.net
Josh Waters Tyco Suzuki - ihphotography.net
Josh Waters Tyco Suzuki - ihphotography.net
Josh Waters Tyco Suzuki - ihphotography.net
Shane Byrne Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki - ihphotography.net
Josh Brookes Milwaukee Yamaha - ihphotography.net
Josh Brookes Milwaukee Yamaha - ihphotography.net
Josh Waters on the Tyco Suzuki at Silverstone
Ryuichi Kiyonari leads Shane Byrne and Josh Brookes at Silverstone

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