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Nicky Hayden

Motorcycle racers

Nicholas Patrick Hayden, nicknamed "The Kentucky Kid", was an American professional motorcycle racer who won the MotoGP World Championship in 2006. Hayden began racing motorcycles at a young age. He began his road racing career in the CMRA before progressing to the AMA Supersport Championship and then to the AMA Superbike Championship. He won the AMA title in 2002 and was approached by the Repsol Honda team to race for them in MotoGP.


  • Early career 

  • MotoGP career 

  • Move to the Superbike World Championship 

  • Honours 

  • Racing history 

  • Career statistics 

  • Personal life 

  • Death