Vote now: Racer of the Year 2018

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MCN Racer of the Year 2018The vote for the 2018 MCN Racer of the Year has now opened! After a mega year of racing across the board, MCN’s panel of experts saw fit to extend the public vote to seven nominees, featuring riders across seven different racing disciplines.

World Superbike king Jonathan Rea was crowned last year’s winner and the Ulsterman once again features on the list of nominees, but he faces tough competition from now five-time MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez, British champion Leon Haslam and Isle of Man TT lap record holder Peter Hickman.

The ‘Man of the year’ award becomes ‘Racer of the year’ in 2018, after Ana Carrasco’s historic feat in clinching the FIM World Supersport 300 championship, becoming the first woman to win a solo motorcycling world title.

After storming to their second world championship and fifth consecutive TT win, the Birchall brothers represent the three-wheeled world while 2013 MCN Man of the year Tai Woffinden returns to the shortlist after clinching his third Speedway world crown this year.

The shortlist

  • Ana Carrasco 
  • Ben & Tom Birchall
  • Leon Haslam
  • Peter Hickman
  • Marc Marquez
  • Jonathan Rea
  • Tai Woffinden

How to vote

To vote for your 2018 MCN Racer of the Year, simply choose your rider from the shortlist below and enter your details. You will also be entered into a prize draw to win a year's subscription to MCN at the same time!


T&Cs: This vote closes at midnight on 31st January 2019. All participants will be entered into a free prize draw to win a one year subscription to MCN. The winner can choose between a digital subscription which can be used worldwide or a print subscription delivered to a UK mainland address. A compatible device is needed for a digital subscription. The winner will be the first name drawn at random after the closing date. The winner will be notified by email within ten days of the closing date and has 30 days to respond before an alternative winner is chosen. This prize may be offered in a limited number of other promotions. No purchase is necessary. Full terms and conditions can be found at here.

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