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Remembering The 'kentucky Kid' Nicky Hayden A Year Later

Abhishek Samuel 23 May 2018 14:32:00 IST

Widely acknowledged to be one of the nicest racers in the paddock, Nicky Hayden had won the hearts of fans over his time in MotoGP. But beyond that, he had also managed to acquire the respect of his colleagues, and of the entire section of media who followed the racing from one track to the next. After all, Hayden was the good guy. In what is a completely cutthroat sport, Hayden usually had a smile for everyone in the paddock. A year since his death, the tributes are pouring in for The Kentucky Kid, who passed away on the 22nd of May, 2017 after succumbing to injuries from a road accident.

Hayden had started competitive racing at an age when he could not even hold the ...

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