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Dani Pedrosa Is Retiring from Motorcycle Racing"Next year I will not be competing in the Championship" was how Dani Pedrosa started his retirement announcement today at the start of the German GP in Sachsenring. Confirming the retirement suspicions that swirled ahead of the press launch, Pedrosa thanked Honda, his sponsors, and Dorna for...   

Repsol and Honda renew contractRepsol and Honda have extended their contract in MotoGP for a further two years, thus consolidating an alliance based on technological collaboration and commemorating its twenty-fifth anniversary in 2019. In 1995, Repsol and Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) joined forces for a project that will...   

Renderings of Nicky Hayden Tribute Bikes on Display at AMA Vintage DaysNicky Hayden, one of the greatest American motorcycle racers of all time, passed away last year, and two bikes will be customized in his honor. Ride in paradise, Kentucky Kid. AMA: LEXINGTON, Ohio — Two bikes that will be customized as a tribute to AMA road racer and flat track racer Nicky...   

Where are America's Motorcycle RacersNot many of the kids racing World Superbike and MotoAmerica last weekend were born the first time I went to Laguna Seca in 1988 for the return of Grand Prix motorcycle racing in the USA. Eddie Lawson won that one. Wayne Rainey had taken pole position and finished fourth, ahead of Kevin Schwantz...   

At the Laguna Seca WorldSBK Race Weekend Driving off of Boundary Road, and onto the perimeter of the track, then cresting the big downhill that descends behind Turn 2, towards the green parking area, I always get a big smile knowing that a great weekend of racing is about to begin. This weekend was no different, with bright, sunny...   

Friday Night Party To Jumpstart Harley-Davidson New York Short Track July 6-7 (June 19, 2018) – Whether you've already secured tickets to the July 7 Harley-Davidson New York Short Track or are considering it, the weekend just got a lot better! Because in addition to all the all the high-intensity, bar-bangin' AFT Twins, AFT Singles and Harley Hooligans motorcycle racing...   

Nicky Hayden Statue Immortalizes 2006 MotoGP World Champion MotoGP bikes racing flat out around a newly constructed Mugello track, while just over the hills in Florence, Italy, a young George Lundeen studies sculpture at the Accademia di Belle Arti. Every bit the struggling artist, he insists that even if GP tickets were 1,000 lire (about 50 cents), he...   

Nicky Hayden Statue Unveiled In Owensboro, KentuckyWe can't think of a better way to honor the type of person Nicky Hayden was – both as a racer and a person. Begin Press Release: June 9 proclaimed Nicky Hayden Day OWENSBORO, Kentucky. (June 8, 2018) — This evening in a special ceremony, the City of Owensboro revealed a statue celebrating...   

Nicky Hayden Photo Exhibition Opens at ImolaAn exhibition of Nicky Hayden photographs, by the Italian photographer Mirco Lazzari, opened during the Imola WorldSBK round, aptly named "A Million Dollar Smile". With 69 photographs depicting the American's international career, it provided a reminder to fans of what made the Kentucky Kid so...   

A Statue & "Nicky Hayden Day" for Owensboro, KYNicky Hayden's hometown of Owensboro, Kentucky is gearing up to honor its local hero, with plans to erect a statue of the Kentucky Kid on the front lawn of the Owensboro Convention Center. The statue will capture one of Hayden's most memorable moments, and one of the most iconic images of the...