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With the 2012 season, Hayden completes a decade in the world championship, and four with the Ducati Team. that time, he has established not only as a top rider and a world but one of the most popular racers in the with the fans, and among who earn a living in the paddock.

was born into a motorcycle-crazy in rural Owensboro, Kentucky, on 30, 1981. Both of his parentsfather Earl (whose #69 Nicky has for his entire career) and mother Marie Kamuffhad raced although Earl likes to say he had of nerve and not much talent,” he some good results in events, while Rose the so-called “Powder Puff” class for half a decade.

The had five childrenthree sons and two which Nicky was the middle (Tommy and Jennifer are older, and Kathleen are younger). Almost as as they were able to Earl had them all riding and he even built a track on his so that they’d have a to practice the clan’s chosen

So extensively was the dirt oval that Earl named it Downs,” for the fact that the often didn’t leave it the sun went down. Though the eventually moved on to other Nicky and his brothers are all successful racers (Tommy and Roger earned championships in AMA Pro Road All still regularly take to track on play bikes to their skills sharp races.

Nicky was only 4 years old he first began racing track at a local venue Paducah International Raceway. the area’s humid summers, he and his would compete around the Midwest nearly every then periodically hit the odd indoor during the colder months.

over time his passion more toward road Nicky and his brothers have remained interested in dirt a world in which they all great results. A highlight was the Springfield TT in 2002, where all qualified on the front row, the brothers swept the podium in the Nicky, Tommy and Roger Lee the race in that order, that had never happened in a professional AMA Flat Track

At that time Nicky was one of the most talented riders in the AMA championship and was in contention for the title, he won just a few months later.

Nicky began to ride road races at 11 years He became a professional at 16, racing a Kawasaki, and the following year, in he completed his first full season, finishing fourth with HyperCycle Suzuki in the AMA 750 Supersport and 600 Supersport categories. In at 18 years of age, he signed for Honda and became the youngest AMA 600 Supersport Champion, fighting for the against his brother Tommy.

In the year he also participated in 12 of the 18 National dirt track taking the Rookie of the Year in that series. In 2000, now Honda’s factory team, he to the AMA Superbike category to finish overall, just five behind Mat Mladin. In 2001 he the season in third place, and in in addition to winning the prestigious 200 race, he became the youngest AMA Superbike Champion, at 21 years and two old.

The 2003 season a dramatic change of direction for Pursued by both Honda and for a ride in MotoGP, the young chose to stay with the of the golden wing and became of the factory team alongside champion Valentino Rossi. into a completely new environment, so from what he was used to, was immediately respected for his open and ready smile, as well as for his and spectacular racing style.

In his debut year, he achieved two finishes, at the Australian and Motegi GP and he concluded the season in fifth as Rookie of the Year.

The 2004 was more difficult for Hayden, who up-and-down results, and the season was further when he fractured his during a Supermoto outing. He the year in eighth place having earned podiums at Rio and the

The 2005 season was much positive. A crash in the first was followed by a series of ever results, culminating in his debut win, at his home race of Seca. A further five in Germany, Qatar, Australia, and Valencia, saw Nicky close the in third position.

The 2006 brought Hayden true He started the season strongly, seven podiums in the first races, including the win at Assen, took him straight to the top of the riders This lead was strengthened by a win at Laguna Seca, which put him 34 ahead of Daniel Pedrosa and 51 of Valentino Rossi.

However, after the summer Hayden’s fortunes changed and he lost ground before a with his teammate resulted in a at the Estoril GP. The unfortunate episode that Valentino Rossi had an 8 lead going into the round of the season, but nevertheless, arrived in Valencia ready to all his cards. On 29 October 2006, reached the third step of the after Rossi’s fall in the stages of the race, the Kentucky Kid World Champion.

In 2007, the GP moved from 990cc to an 800cc platform, and Hayden was not comfortable with the new bike. great efforts to develop the he was never able to truly to defend his title. The work during the year allowed him to the podium in Germany, Holland and the Republic, but he was only able to the season in eighth position.

The season was another year of fortunes for Hayden, especially at the of the season when, despite top-five finishes, he failed to the podium. An injury to his foot, during practice for a Supermoto in the X-Games in Los Angeles, complicated and forced him to miss the Czech and San Marino GP races after the break.

However, always ready to harder when the going tough, the American was back on at the second of his home rounds, at where, in difficult meteorological and in less-than perfect health, he second behind Valentino Another podium at Phillip and a series of strong results the end of the season allowed him to climb the to finish the year in sixth

For the 2009 season, Hayden to Ducati, racing alongside Stoner, a fellow native speaker, former dirt racer, and MotoGP title-earner. familiarizing himself with his new and team, the American turned in a finish at his home race in and ended the season positively.

second season with went much better, and he 2010 with fourth-place in four of the first five Apart from crashes at races (both Italian and the Valencia finale) and a twelfth-place in Motegi, Hayden never lower than eighth, and a result at Aragon’s debut Prix helped him to a seventh-place in the final season standings.

Last season saw Nicky on for two more years with , where he reunited with Rossi, his first MotoGP from 2003. The two riders the season aboard the GP11, which Hayden achieved a finish at the Spanish Grand in Jerez. Eventually, the team to the prototype GP11.1 in an effort to its competitiveness for 2012, and Nicky finished just behind his in the final points standings, in position.

For 2012, the championship has back to a 1,000cc format, and and Rossi are both armed Ducati’s significantly Desmosedici GP12.

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