Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 23 July 2014

Hayden beats Rossi to the 2006 Moto GP title

Nicky Hayden has claimed the 2006 Moto GP title in dramatic style.

Valentino Rossi looked set to claim his sixth championship but - after starting on pole slid out on lap five, eventually recovering to finish 13th.

But Hayden's Honda finished in third at Valencia to claim his first title.

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