gained the ire of American fans in 2006, when he collided with his teammate Nicky Hayden at Estoril, which put the American rider's chances of winning the MotoGP title in jeopardy.
Hayden would go on to win the title in the final race of the season, and
419 podiums in 500cc and MotoGP has been reached thanks to riders such as Mick Doohan, Álex Crivillé, Valentino Rossi, Nicky Hayden, Casey Stoner, Dani Pedrosa and Marc Márquez. The team with the most recognisable colours in the MotoGP World Championship
Board of Directors renamed the AMA Horizon Award, presented to standout amateur racers who are going pro, in Nicky Hayden's memory. Hayden received the inaugural AMA Horizon Award in 1997 as a result of his stellar amateur flat-track career.
With the sad death of Nicky Hayden went all our national hopes in WSBK, and in MotoGP the situation is even more grim. Since
Sporting bodywork on his bike that honored Nicky Hayden and riding for the Triple M Honda World Superbike Team, Jacobsen suffered through this weekend with crashes in both WSBK
Party Giveaways include a Nicky Hayden Arai helmet, a Vance & Hines exhaust, Dunlop Tires, K&N and Sunoco Gas gift cards, Motul Oil changes and
Still, it's comforting to know that the artist who would come to detail each and every one of Nicky Hayden's features, along with the bike that raced him to World Championship status in 2006, honed his craft in the
Attended by locals and Nicky Hayden fans from as far away as the U.K., the ceremony included a speech by Mayor Tom Watson, who proclaimed
The Nicky Hayden memorial garden in Misano is set to be opened on the anniversary of his passing, and Hayden's hometown of Owensboro will unveil a statue of its famous son on June 9th (6
And in addition to the statue, the City of Owensboro is also declaring June 9th Nicky Hayden, a reference to Nicky's racing number: 69.
The statue is being created by George Lundeen of Lundeen Sculpture in Loveland, Colorado, and