The paddock takes to 'Hayden Hill' to celebrate the 2006 MotoGP™ World Champion

2019-04-14 08:49
On the day the number #69 is retired, 'Hayden Hill' stages a historic photo opportunity



Hayden's family at the photo

Hayden's father Earl looks on


Riders including Valentino Rossi (centre right) attended the photo...

...as well as Pol Espargaro (centre) and reigning Champion Marc Marquez (right)

Saturday, 13 April 2019
On Friday evening at the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas, another incredible tribute to the 'Kentucky Kid' took place as the MotoGP™ paddock gathered on 'Hayden Hill' at Turn 18 for a historic photo opportunity.

The tribute was the perfect finale for the day on which the number 69 was retired from the premier class of Grand Prix racing. Earlier, an emotional ceremony took place at midday local time on Friday to formally retire the number, with the room packed full of Hayden's family, fiancée, friends, former rivals and teammates to celebrate the life and career of the MotoGP™ Legend.

Source: Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup

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