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Nicky Hayden: Obituary as issued by the Hayden family

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May 27, 2017 • MotoGP, SBK, Press Releases, 2017

Nicholas Patrick Hayden July 30, 1981 – May 22, 2017 Nicholas “Nicky” Hayden passed away on Monday, May 22, 2017, at the age of 35, following a May 17 bicycle accident in Italy. Born into a large extended Catholic family in Owensboro, Kentucky, Nicky was the middle child of Earl and Rose Hayden, with two… Read More ›

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Nicky Hayden: Obituary as issued by the Hayden family

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Nicholas Patrick Hayden July 30, 1981 – May 22, 2017 Nicholas “Nicky” Hayden passed away on Monday, May 22, 2017, at the age of 35, following a May 17 bicycle accident in Italy. Born into a large extended Catholic family in Owensboro, Kentucky, Nicky was the middle child of Earl and Rose Hayden, with two… Read More ›

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R.I.P. Nicky Hayden: Official Statement from Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team

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It is with great sadness that Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team has to announce that Nicky Hayden has succumbed to injuries suffered during an incident while riding his bicycle last Wednesday. Nicky passed away at 19:09 CEST this evening at Maurizio Bufalini Hospital in Cesena, Italy. His fiancée Jackie, mother Rose and brother Tommy… Read More ›

Isle of Man TT »

Changes in Start Order for Superbike IOMTT Races 2017

There are a number of big changes to the starting order for the RST Superbike and PokerStars Senior TT Races at the 2017 Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy. Nineteen of the first 20 seeded riders have lapped at over 128mph and between them have a remarkable total of 71 TT victories… Read More ›

India »

There And Back Again: Journey Through Dakar

One of the things I absolutely adore about writing on motorcycle racing (besides the armchair adrenalin rush one tends to get) is that it keeps you honest. There is no room for charade or pretentiousness. The other thing and perhaps the most important thing are its people. Motorcyclists are anyway a bunch of stubborn, hard-nosed… Read More ›

Legends »

Remembering Veenu Paliwal

As a motorsports blogger, I have always witnessed the incredible camaraderie that exists within the riding community in India. I saw the community come together once again this week, to mourn the passing of Veenu Paliwal, a gutsy woman who was riding cross-country. Sunday morning brought with it riding clubs and groups across the country… Read More ›

F1 »

Renault announces a return to F1 in 2016

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A Lotus F1 Team Press Release Following the September announcement of the signing of a Letter of Intent with Lotus F1 Team, teams at Renault continued to evaluate the possibility of a return to Formula 1. Particular attention was paid to competing successfully with its own team in a financially sound way starting in 2016…. Read More ›

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Valentino Rossi back home following motorcross training accident

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UPDATE: May 27, 5.30 pm Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team rider Valentino Rossi has returned home from the “Ospedale Infermi” in Rimini, having successfully completed routine diagnostic tests that were scheduled earlier this afternoon. The 38-year-old Italian rider was taken to a local hospital for a medical check-up, where he was diagnosed with mild thoracic and… Read More ›