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Hayden: "I need to do something quick"

Hayden: 'I need to do something quick'

MotoGP World Champion Nicky Hayden experienced further frustration at the latest round of his title defence in Shanghai.

MotoGP World Champion Nicky Hayden experienced further frustration at the latest round of his title defence in Shanghai. ‘The Kentucky Kid' was a victim of a first lap error by Toni Elias which forced him into an off-track excursion from ninth on the grid. Gritting his teeth to come back through the field for an eventual 12th place finish, the American later acknowledged to motogp.com that his luck and results need to pick up sooner rather than later as the World Championship heads to Europe.

"I need to do something quick, because the races are clicking away," said Hayden. "My rivals are strong, and with the tyres we haven't really got anything that is just great. It's frustrating, but you expect that in MotoGP."

Always one to put things in perspective, ‘Trick Daddy' reiterated his commitment to doing all he can to turn things around, and reassured his legions of concerned fans.

"There's a big run coming now, the season really starts. I don't want to sound like a crybaby and sit here whining, getting everybody down. Things could be a lot worse."

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MotoGP, 2007, SINOPEC GREAT WALL LUBRICANTS GRAND PRIX OF CHINA, Nicky Hayden

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