Nicky Hayden - Moto GP and Superbike World Champion


Racer Nicky Hayden was competing on dirt bikes before his feet touched the ground. Yet despite the risks inherent to motorcycle racing, “The Kentucky Kid” passed away as a result of injuries sustained on May 17, due to a collision with a car while training on a bicycle in Rimini, Italy. The 35-year old Hayden had competed in a Superbike World Championship race at the Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari, in Imola days earlier.

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