Trenton Keesee, a 16-year-old from Melbourne, Florida, has won the 2023 Nicky Hayden AMA Road Race Horizon Award. Keesee earned the award based on his performance during the AMA Road Race Grand Championships, held in conjunction with the ASRA Race of Champions October 20-22 at Daytona International Speedway.
Keesee won the ASRA 400 National and finished a close second in the AMA 400 Grand Championship race.
Keesee posted the following on his Instagram profile:
In addition to an awesome weekend here at Daytona International Speedway, I am honored to have received this year’s “Nicky Hayden” Horizon Award. This is an amazing honor and I would like to give a huge thank you to the AMA and CCS/ASRA for choosing me for this prestigious award. I would also like to thank all of my sponsors and everybody that has supported me this season.
A special thank you to Ken Saillant at AMA as well as Phil Sberna at ASRA.
A huge thank you goes out to all of my sponsors for this season!
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