Nicky Hayden, nicknamed ‘The Kentucky Kid’ is a former AMA Champion who raced in MotoGP between 2003 and 2015.
Nicky Hayden raced for Honda and Ducati during his time in MotoGP, and in 2006 he famously won the MotoGP title after consistent performances all season gave him a points lead that remained insurmountable when Valentino Rossi crashed out of the final round in Valencia. Hayden’s consistent high place finishes gave him enough points to ensure that the title was his.
Nicky Hayden left Repsol Honda and joined Ducati in 2009. In 2016 Nicky Hayden announced he was moving to World Superbikes to ride a Honda CBR1000RR for the Honda World Superbike Team.
Nicky Hayden sadly lost his life in 2017 when he was involved in a cycling accident in Italy. The racing world was devastated to lose a much-loved Champion.
Nicky Hayden raced in Arai helmets and Arai release Hayden replica helmets on a regular basis – browse the current Nicky Hayden replica helmets available below.