Tag Archive: Nicky Hayden

Aug 02

Bradl Joins Hayden at Honda for 2017

MotoGP rider set to join Ten Kate squad to partner Nicky Hayden

2011 Moto2 World Champion Stefan Bradl is set to replace 2014 WorldSSP Champion Michael van der Mark at Honda World Superbike Team, with the German confirmed to ride alongside 2006 MotoGP World Champion Nicky Hayden in the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 09

WSBK: Rea reigns at Laguna Seca as Hayden hits the podium at home

Rea eventually crossed the line over a second clear to take his first victory at the US track

WSBK - Rea reigns at Laguna Seca as Hayden hits the podium at home Jonathan Rea has taken his first ever victory at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, beating teammate Tom Sykes into P2 with Nicky Hayden coming through under pressure to take the final spot on the rostrum. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 17

WSBK: Misano day 1, Hayden fastest on Friday

Entry to Tissot-Superpole 2 decided as American legend leads the way

WSBK - Misano day 1, Hayden fastest on Friday The first day of track action at Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli saw Kentucky Kid Nicky Hayden set the fastest lap of the day, as the American WorldSBK rookie put his Honda at the top of the timesheets. Misano veteran Hayden headed fellow WorldSBK rookie Markus Reiterberger in P2 in an impressive showing for Althea BMW, ahead of KRT rider Tom Sykes – the man who has been on pole for the last 4 weekends at Misano. Read the rest of this entry »

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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