Tag Archive: Nicky Hayden

May 15

Spectacular Hayden wins in the wet (updated)

Kentucky Kid takes his first ever WorldSBK victory in stunning wet weather display

Spectacular Hayden wins in the wet Honda World Superbike Team rider Nicky Hayden crossed the line in Sepang on Sunday to take his first ever win in World Superbike. The American, a rookie in the class, took off from the pack in a supreme display of speed and control in difficult conditions. Ducati’s Davide Giugliano came home second after a late charge, ahead of reigning Champion Jonathan Rea. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

WSBK: Sepang Day 1 – Savadori fastest on Friday (updated)

Rookie tops the timesheets as Sykes heads to Tissot-Superpole 1

Aprilia rider Lorenzo Savadori took the top spot on Day 1 in Malaysia IodaRacing rider Lorenzo Savadori went quickest on Friday at Sepang International Circuit, beating Honda’s Nicky Hayden to the top spot by just over two tenths of a second in the final minutes of the second practice session. Kawasaki rider Tom Sykes finds himself outside the top ten on Day 1 and heading through Tissot-Superpole 1 after heading the field in the morning. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

#DutchWorldSBK Race 1: He Who Dares: Rea takes Race 1 as Assen hosts a modern classic (updated²)

Rea takes the victory, Davies stays close, and Hayden hits the podium

Kawasaki rider Jonathan Rea has won Race 1 at the TT Circuit Assen as he cements his place as second most successful rider at the Dutch track. Chaz Davies took a well-fought P2, and Honda rider and MotoGP Legend Nicky Hayden got to the WorldSBK podium for the first time. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 25

Life’s a beach!

Phillip Island Pre-Event is the first victory of the year for class of 2016

WSBK - Phillip Island 2016 The WorldSBK paddock was today welcomed to Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit by owner Fergus Cameron, inaugurating what is to surely be another fantastic season of racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

Confidence boost for Hayden and van der Mark after final European test at Jerez

Hayden once again completed an impressive number of laps

Honda-WSBK - Confidence boost for Hayden and van der Mark after final European test at Jerez The last pre-season private test has come to an end for the Honda World Superbike Team, who now head confidently towards the start of the 2016 FIM Superbike World Championship campaign.

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Jan 27

Sykes Fastest on Day 1

Kawasaki top the timings after first day on track in Jerez

2013 World Champion Tom Sykes was fastest on Day 1 of the Jerez test, with Chaz Davies piloting his Ducati 1199 Panigale R second fastest by the end of the day, just over a tenth and a half behind. Reigning champion Jonathan Rea ended the day third, just ahead of new Kentucky kid on the block, Honda’s Nicky Hayden. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Honda WSBK enters winter break after successful test at Jerez

This was the last outing of the year for the Dutch-based outfit before the start of the testing ban

Honda WSBK enters winter break after successful test at Jerez The Honda World Superbike Team completed a three-day test at Circuito de Jerez today in readiness for the 2016 FIM Superbike World Championship.

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Oct 08

Hayden to make WorldSBK switch with Honda

The American to join confirmed rider Michael van der Mark.

Honda has today announced the team that will spearhead its campaign in the 2016 World Superbike championship on the CBR1000RR Fireblade SP. Current rider Michael van der Mark will be joined in the team by former MotoGP World Champion Nicky Hayden. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

Nicky Hayden on who could be the next US MotoGP™ star

Drive M7 Aspar Racings Nicky Hayden, the 2006 MotoGP™ Champion, recently caught up with motoamerica.com for a quick chat.

Nicky Hayden on who could be the next US MotoGP™ starYou spent much of the off-season riding dirt bikes. Following last year’s surgery to remove several bones, how is your wrist? Have strength and range of motion improved? Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 11

Torrential rain affects second day of MotoGP™ Valencia test

Highlights from day Two of MotoGP’s Valencia test

2014-08-31-0040 After a busy day on Monday which saw 27 riders on track in Valencia, Tuesday’s test sessions were heavily affect by rain. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 27

Unstoppable Marquez wins Argentina Grand Prix

Round 3: Argentina MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - Podium for the 2014- Argentina Grand Prix Another dominant display from Marc Marquez this weekend culminated in the Repsol Honda rider winning his third race in a row at the Argentina Grand Prix.

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Apr 26

Stellar lap sees Marquez claim third successive pole position

Round 3: Argentina MotoGP™ – Qualifying Practice
MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda - Argentina MotoGP QP2 Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez kept his perfect pole record for the season intact, as the reigning World Champion set a scorching lap time of 1’37.683 in qualifying for the Argentina Grand Prix.

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Feb 12

Catch up with U.S. MotoGP star Nicky Hayden!

In the garage  with…Nicky Hayden

MotoGP - Nicky Hayden Only two months until the world’s premier motorcycle racing series, MotoGP™, returns to Circuit of The Americas (COTA), April 11-13, 2014, and U.S. MotoGP riders Colin Edwards and Nicky Hayden are busy getting their respective teams and bikes ready to compete.

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Jul 29

Stoner’s soft approach leads to Laguna Seca victory

Round 10: United States Grand Prix – Race

MotoGP logoMotoGP - 2012 Laguna Seca MotoGP Race Winner Casey StonerRepsol Honda’s Casey Stoner once again claimed a come-from-behind win at Laguna Seca to claw back valuable points in the MotoGP™ championship battle.

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Jul 29

Lorenzo sets lap record to take pole position at Laguna Seca

Round 10: United States Grand Prix – Qualifying Practice

MotoGP logoMotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo 2012 Laguna Seca MotoGP QPCurrent MotoGP™ championship leader Jorge Lorenzo will start on pole position at the United States Grand Prix after the Spaniard set a new lap record of 1’20.554 on the Yamaha Factory Racing M1 in qualifying at Laguna Seca.

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Jul 28

Pedrosa reaches record pace in Laguna Seca practice

Round 10: United States Grand Prix – Free Practice One and Two

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo 2012 Laguna Seca MotoGP FP2MotoGP - Dani Pedrosa 2012 Laguna Seca MotoGP FP2Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa was quickest in both practice sessions and set a new record fastest lap to dominate the first day of action at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

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Jul 24

Bridgestone MotoGP™ round 10 preview

Laguna Seca, USA preview

MotoGP logoMazda Raceway Laguna Seca logoThe second half of the 2012 MotoGP™ season gets underway with this weekend’s U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, home to one of the most challenging and exciting sections of tarmac on the calendar; the Corkscrew.

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Jul 15

Lorenzo extends championship lead with convincing win at Mugello (+result)

In a hard-fought MotoGP™ race at the Gran Premio d’Italia TIM at Mugello

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo 2012 Mugello MotoGP QPMugello Circuit logoIt was Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo who stormed to a dominant victory ahead of Dani Pedrosa and Andrea Dovizioso.  Repsol Honda Team’s Dani Pedrosa led into turn one, however Lorenzo got past into the lead within a few bends, as the grid diced for positions in the early stages. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 07

Broken finger for Rossi sends Hayden to test the GP12

Although the initial examination suggested otherwise
 
Valentino Rossi 2011-10-06MotoGP - Nicky Hayden, Ducati Team, was third fastest in FP1 and sixth quickest overallValentino Rossi’s crash in the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday aggravated an old injury in his left hand, team mate Hayden will take his place in testing the GP12. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

Half season review with Ducati and Suzuki

Ten rounds into the 2011 season
 
Ducati et Rizla SuzukiMazda Raceway Laguna Seca logoRizla Suzuki and Ducati Team submitted their half season progress reports at the conclusion of the US Red Bull Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Read the rest of this entry »

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