Ben Spies may be tipping Noriyuki Haga for the 2009 World Superbike Championship, but we will soon find out if readers know better having voted the American as their favourite for the title.

Spies was the comfortable winner in the poll, securing 34 per cent of the votes, compared to Haga's 25 per cent, while Shane Byrne was a distant third.

Indeed, this year's title race may have been touted to be the closest yet, but beyond the top three, you aren't so confident in the remainder of the contenders...

Here are the full results...

1st - Ben Spies (Yamaha) 34%
2nd - Noriyuki Haga (Ducati Xerox) 25%
3rd - Shane Byrne (Sterilgarda Ducati) 14%
4th - Max Biaggi (Aprilia) 8%
5th - Jonathan Rea (Ten Kate Honda) 6%
6th - Max Neukirchner (Altstare Suzuki) 4%
7th - Michel Fabrizio (Ducati Xerox) 2%
8th - Carlos Checa (Ten Kate Honda) 2%
9th - Ryuichi Kiyonari (Ten Kate Honda) 2%
10th - Troy Corser (BMW) 1%
11th - Tom Sykes (Yamaha) 1%
12th - Leon Haslam (Stiggy Honda) 1%
13th - Other 1%



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