Nicky Hayden was America’s MotoGP star

Nicky Hayden will always be remembered as the MotoGP rider who dethroned the great Valentino Rossi. That monumental day occurred on Oct. 29, 2006 when Hayden capitalized on a Rossi mistake, ending Rossi’s five-year run as champion of motorcycle racing’s top division. Hayden finished third as Rossi valiantly tried to recover from an off to finish five points ahead of the Italian, giving the U.S. its first MotoGP champion since Kenny Roberts Jr. in 2000. No American has won MotoGP’s title...

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Race Worn Items From Yamaha MotoGp Legends

Yamaha ranks third among constructors in winning MotoGP season championships, and today Darren L. Jack showcases some of the race-worn memorabilia worn by the past three Yamaha factory race winners, including seven-time series champion Valentino Rossi, who won four titles for Yamaha. This Rossi helmet has been hand signed and is extremely rare because “The Doctor” has nearly every item he has worn in his personal collection. Check out this special item, along with other pieces from Yamaha champions, in...

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