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Nicky Hayden

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Birthday
30, 1981
Birthplace
Owensboro, KY
Death Date
May 22, 2017 (35)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
30, 1981
Birthplace
Owensboro, KY
Death Date
May 22, 2017 (35)

About

Motorcycle racer dubbed "The Kentucky Kid" who turned professional in 2003 and won the MotoGP Championship in 2006. 

Before Fame

He was racing for Honda RC45 superbikes when he was 17 years old.

Trivia

His first MotoGP podium came on October 5, 2003 when he finished third at Motegi. He tragically passed away in May of 2017 after being hit by a car while riding his bike in Italy.

Family Life

His two brothers, Tommy and Roger Lee, also became professional motorcycle drivers. 

Associated With

He finished third in the MotoGP championship points standings behind winner Valentino Rossi.