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Vote for your 2012 WSBK Rider of the Year

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It's remarkable to think that after eight months, 28 races and thousands of racing miles, the 2012 World Superbike Championship would come down to a mere 0.5 points.

Indeed, WSBK 2012 will be remembered as one of the most open and keenly contested seasons on record, Max Biaggi doing just enough to keep Tom Sykes and Marco Melandri at bay in what became a thrilling – and unexpected – end to the season.

Of course, it was Biaggi's name that would be etched into the WSBK winners' trophy for the second time in his career, but in a year that saw nine different riders notch up victories in 2012 – the most since 2001 -, Crash.net is keen to know who you think deserves special recognition in our annual WSBK Rider of the Year vote.

After all, while Biaggi, Sykes and Melandri stole the lion's share of the headlines in 2012, the likes of Loris Baz, Sylvain Guintoli, Eugene Laverty, Chaz Davies and Leon Camier also won the praise of Crash.net readers this season for their efforts, be it because of their experience or because of their achievements on lesser fancied machinery.

Which is why we aren't just asking you to pick your top rider for 2012, but instead to rate each of the 20 full-time competitors, so we can rank them according to your ratings.

Simply rate each one out of ten and we'll provide your definitive countdown in the coming weeks based on the your scores…

To submit your ratings, all you have to do is CLICK HERE.



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Sykes leads start, Race1, Australian WSBK 2012
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Guintoli, Jerez WSBK/MotoGP test, November 2014
Davies, Jerez WSBK/MotoGP test, November 2014
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Davies slides, Jerez WSBK/MotoGP test, November 2014
Melandri, Jerez WSBK/MotoGP test, November 2014
Melandri, Jerez WSBK/MotoGP test, November 2014
Baz, Jerez WSBK/MotoGP test, November 2014
Camier, Jerez WSBK/MotoGP test, November 2014
Baz, Jerez WSBK/MotoGP test, November 2014
Davies, Jerez WSBK/MotoGP test, November 2014
Davies, Jerez WSBK/MotoGP test, November 2014
Baz, Jerez WSBK/MotoGP test, November 2014

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shaken - Unregistered

November 26, 2012 5:31 PM

Great respect to Max (Biaggi) but the WSB Rider of the year is simply Tom Sykes. Full stop. That he missed winning the WSB title by a mere half point was almost tragic but that he did it on a Kawasaki was nothing short of extraordinary.

wardy47 - Unregistered

November 26, 2012 8:38 PM

Sylvain guintoli for all thats gone off with liberty winning is first race with them and to join pata and what a fantastic job he did with them winning 2times plus all the podiums and i think hes the only rider to be with two teams in the same year and win for both of them can i say more then that



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