This time of year, airports are crowded with people heading off to visit loved ones for the holidays. The prospect of air travel can be downright daunting, but veterans eventually develop tricks that make the process more bearable. While racing the MotoGP circuit over the past 11 years, Nicky Hayden has logged too many air [...]Read Full Post | Comments(7)
10 Holiday Travel Tips MotoGP world champion shares his frequent-flyer tricks for getting from one place to another comfortably.
MotoGP: Americans Make Fresh Start Nicky Hayden and Colin Edwards expect to be more competitive in 2014.
Photographer : Mark Wernham, Forward Racing
American MotoGP riders Nicky Hayden, Colin Edwards, and Ben Spies didn’t stand a snowball’s chance in hell of winning a race this past season. Factory Ducati rider Hayden finished closest to the top spot with a distant fifth in France, while Edwards rode his Forward Racing FTR/Kawasaki CRT machine to ninth at Catalunya. After spending [...]Read Full Post | Comments(1)
Ducati Corse Press Release: Just as had been the case following yesterday’s first two free-practice sessions, Andrea Dovizioso and Nicky Hayden ended day 2 at the GP de la Comunitat Valenciana in ninth and tenth places, respectively, and the Ducati Team riders will start from those positions in the last MotoGP race of the season [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Ducati Corse Press Release: The Ducati Team experienced an uphill start to the final race weekend of the year, with Andrea Dovizioso and Nicky Hayden finishing the first two free-practice sessions for the GP de la Comunitat Valenciana ninth and tenth, respectively, in the combined times. In the perfect weather conditions of the morning session, [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Ducati Corse Press Release: With seven months and seventeen races having passed since the 2013 season-opening round in Qatar, the MotoGP teams and riders are headed to Spain for the finale event of the year, the Gran Premio de la Comunitat Valenciana. The fourth Spanish host circuit of the year, Valencia’s Circuit Ricardo Tormo is [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Nicky Hayden Tests Ducati Superbike Will American world champion accept Ducati’s offer to compete in Superbike World Championship in 2014?
Ducati MotoGP racer Nicky Hayden tested a World Superbike-spec 1199 Panigale R this past Wednesday at the 15-turn, 3.25-mile Mugello Circuit in Italy. The 2006 MotoGP world champion completed approximately 30 laps in good weather conditions, crashing once. “It was an interesting test,” said a source at Ducati. “Nicky found the Pirelli tires to be [...]Read Full Post | Comments(9)
Dainese Press Release: Legendary Italian brands, Dainese apparel and AGV helmets are pleased to announce their participation in the 2013 Red Bull Indianapolis GP. Dainese/AGV will be present at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway with many events throughout the weekend. Anchoring our lineup will be the return of our D-store in the Vendors Marketplace garages, open [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Photographer : Mark Wernham
During the pre-event press conference for the U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Nicky Hayden announced that he wouldn’t be back next season with Ducati in MotoGP, saying that the Italian motorcycle manufacturer “chose to go a different way.” Later that same weekend, Cycle World Technical Editor Kevin Cameron and I asked Ducati [...]Read Full Post | Comments(27)
Nicky Hayden may be making his final U.S. Grand Prix appearance this weekend at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. During Thursday’s press conference, the American announced that he wouldn’t be back with Ducati in MotoGP next season. “It’s not an easy moment,” he said. “They chose to go a different way.” Hayden has won the U.S. [...]Read Full Post | Comments(18)
Ducati Corse Press Release: For the second day in a row, track action at the Sachsenring was marred by a number of frightening crashes, but Nicky Hayden and Andrea Dovizioso managed to make it through unscathed to qualify in sixth and ninth place, respectively. The morning free-practice session was interrupted by rain, affecting the teams’ [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)