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That famous second USGP victory was one of ten podiums that season, which included another win at Assen, and were enough to see Hayden crowned Moto GP World Champion after a dramatic final round at Valencia that saw title rival Rossi, now with Yamaha, crash out.

Multiple years of success with the Repsol Honda team followed, his 2006 World Championship a highlight alongside twice taking victory at Laguna Seca in front of his home fans.

Learning a whole new bike, radically different tyres, new tracks and a new way of working, Hayden also had an out of date Fireblade to contend with, meaning that this season was always going to be something of a holding pattern as he awaited the arrival of the new Fireblade in 2017.

But despite that, he made the most of the situation, taking victory in Malaysia and standing on the podium in front of a home crowd at Laguna Seca to finish the season happy with his efforts and ready to step up a level in 2017.

Nicky Hayden: “Well this will be my last year in Moto GP as I’ll be moving to World Superbike next year with Honda and the Ten Kate team.