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POLL: Should Biaggi defend title or retire?

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Max Biaggi says he hasn't decided whether he will return to the World Superbike Championship in 2013 and defend his title or whether he will hang up his helmet for good.

Fresh from his dramatic 2012 title win, his second in World Superbikes and his sixth at world championship level, Biaggi admits he hasn't come to a final decision regarding 2013, the Italian hinting that he is seriously considering the option of retiring on a high, much like Troy Bayliss did at the end of the 2008 season.

"So, next year is another year but what is important now is to think about what we did to celebrate with the team, the people who make this happen," the 41-year-old said, "I think next week - because I need five or six days to stay home and get back to the family and decide what to do. So, no decision now about 2013.

Set to discuss his plans with Aprilia in the coming week, we at Crash.net want to know whether you think Biaggi should return in 2013 to defend his title, or whether now would be the perfect moment to call time on a career that has established him as one of motorcycle's greatest competitors.

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you - Unregistered

October 12, 2012 10:43 AM

When Biaggi won his first WSBK title at 39, i seriously thought he should retire on a high. He had and erratic 2011 campaign and yet proved us wrong this year. In comparison, though Max won by 0.5 points, he rode with less unforced errors compared to 2011. If Max can continue this momentum, he'll still be a genuine contender in 2013. Definitely one of the greatest racers in modern racing history.

Gaz - Unregistered

October 12, 2012 10:51 AM

As a lifelong Max fan, personally I would like to see him retire on a high for two reasons:- 1. I would hate to see him get injured or worse 2. Enjoy your family! If he does retire, I will miss him dearly but all good things must come to and end and I would hate to see him bow out on a low if he had a bad year in 2013. Whatever you decided Max, I will be right behind you as one of your biggest fans. Corsaro Forever. #3



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