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Aug 26, 2001

Nicky Hayden Wins AMA Superbike Race At Pikes Peak

Nicky Hayden won the AMA Superbike race at Pikes Peak, beating Eric Bostrom by 1.055 seconds. Doug Chandler was third with Mat Mladin fourth.<BR><BR>Mladin still leads the points with two races remaining in the series, with 359 points to Bostrom's 344 and Hayden's 303.<BR><BR>Results follow:<BR><BR>1. Nicky Hayden, Honda, 48 laps<BR>2. Eric Bostrom, Kawasaki, -1.055<BR>3. Doug Chandler, Kawasaki, -5.008<BR>4. Mat Mladin, Suzuki, -20.795<BR>5. Steve Rapp, Ducati<BR>6. Kurtis Roberts, Honda<BR>7. Jamie Hacking, Suzuki<BR>8. Miguel Duhamel, Honda<BR>9. Aaron Yates, Suzuki<BR>10. Tommy Hayden, Yamaha<BR>11. Larry Pegram, Ducati<BR>12. Pascal Picotte, Harley-Davidson<BR>13. Andreas Meklau, Ducati, -1 lap<BR>14. Mike Smith, Harley-Davidson, -1 lap<BR>15. Mauro Cereda, Suzuki, -2 laps<BR>16. Mike Sullivan, Honda, -2 laps<BR>17. Tony Meiring, Suzuki, -2 laps<BR>18. Dean Mizdal, Suzuki, -2 laps<BR>19. John Dugan, Suzuki, -2 laps<BR>20. Tony Lupo, Suzuki, -2 laps<BR>21. Andy Deatherage, Suzuki, -2 laps<BR>22. Alan Schmidt, Suzuki, -3 laps<BR>23. Greg Fryer, Yamaha, -3 laps<BR>24. Jason Swan, Suzuki, -3 laps<BR>25. Scott Jensen, Suzuki, -3 laps<BR>26. Chris Ulrich, Suzuki, -34 laps, DNF, mechanical<BR>27. Ricky Orlando, Suzuki, -37 laps, DNF, mechanical<BR>28. Eric Haugo, Suzuki, -38 laps, DNF<BR><BR>Hayden dedicated his race win to dirt track racer Will Davis, 36, who died following a crash during an AMA half-mile at Sedalia, Missouri last night, Saturday, August 25.<BR><BR>Hayden said Davis "was the nicest guy you'd ever meet" and said that, as an illustration of that fact, Davis loaned him (Hayden) his back-up bike to race last weekend when Hayden's dirt-track bike was not running right.<BR><BR>Davis is survived by his wife, Rhonda, and his son, Cole.