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Nicky Hayden: `The pressure was so great´

Nicky Hayden: `The pressure was so great´

Nicky Hayden: `The pressure was so great´

After his brilliant hard-earned victory in the Red Bull US Grand Prix held last weekend, Nicky Hayden has taken a hold on the MotoGP lead, securing his candidacy for the premier class World Title.

In this exclusive interview with, the Kentucky rider from Repsol Honda admits that he was under a lot of pressure during his home race, and expresses his satisfaction for this special stateside victory.

`The pressure was so great, you can't even imagine the pressure I felt today from winning last year, at the home track, and struggling with the set-up all weekend, and then at the start of the race the pace was so tough, the track was moving around, and I thought, you know, don't let your pride get in the way, of one day to try to win here, and let the Championship go, but in the end I couldn't let the home team down and we got it done, I'm really happy´, explained Hayden in this exclusive interview.

MotoGP, 2006, Nicky Hayden

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