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When Hayden met Shobert

When Hayden met Shobert

When Hayden met Shobert

There was a big surprise for Nicky Hayden after his first practice session at Laguna Seca, as his racing idol Bubba Shobert paid a visit to the World Championship leader's box.

The Repsol Honda rider was greeted by the dirttrack legend in his box after the morning session, and was the recipient of much admiration from the three time American dirttrack and once AMA Superbike champion.

Hayden and Shobert had a friendly conversation and exchanged helmets. The following video has footage from the event and an exclusive interview.

MotoGP, 2006, RED BULL U.S. GRAND PRIX, Nicky Hayden

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