Nicky Hayden Dies After Being Hit by a Car

Nicky Hayden Crash Car Bike

Nicky Hayden, the former MotoGP world champion, has died five days after he was involved in a cycling accident with a car in Italy. The 35-year-old American also known as the Kentucky Kid was hit by a car on a training exercise in Italy last weekend, suffering severe head and chest injuries. On Monday, the Maurizio Bufalini Hospital, where he had been placed into a medically induced coma, confirmed that…

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MotoGP Round 3 April 21-23 at COTA in Austin

MotoGP Round 3 April 21 - 23 at Circuit of Americas in Austin Texas

The MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas, Round 3 Kicks off this Weekend in Austin, Texas from April 21st – April 23rd, 2017. What: Motorcycle racing for MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3, plus MotoAmerica support races, bike and stunt shows, live music and other entertainment Where: Circuit of the Americas in Austin, TX. Friday: Gates open at 8:30 a.m., with the first practice at 9 a.m….

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Rossi Dedicates Win to Salom

Rossi

Valentino Rossi won MotoGP’s Catalan Grand Prix on Sunday, dedicating the victory to Luis Salom, the Moto2 rider who died in a crash in practice on Friday. Rossi made his way to the front after starting fifth and held off a late charge by pole-sitter Marc Marquez to secure his second win of the season. The Italian finished 2.6 seconds in front of Marquez and 6.3 seconds ahead of third…

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Luis Salom Dies After Crash at Catalunya

Moto2

Spanish Moto2 rider Luis Salom has died at the age of 24 after crashing during a free practice session at the Catalunya Grand Prix. SAG Team rider Salom was taken to hospital and underwent surgery after the crash at turn 12 on Friday. “It is with great sadness that we have to report the passing of Luis Salom,” MotoGP said in a statement. “Despite the best efforts of the trauma…

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