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Roger Hayden   » rider bio

Birth date May 30, 1983
Birth place Owensboro, Kentucky
Hometown Owensboro, Kentucky
Height 5-6
Weight 140
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Roger Hayden

Career Highlights

2013 - Finished fourth in the AMA Pro SuperBike standings. Finished in the top 10 in 11 of 13 starts, including five runner-up results. Raced for National Guard Jordan Suzuki.    

2012 - Breakout season for AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike. Twelve top 5s and eight podium visits helped him finish third in the standings. Best race came at Homestead-Miami Speedway where he got his lone victory of the season.

2011 - Finished sixth in the AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike points with eight Top 5s, including two podiums (Mid-Ohio Race 2 and New Jersey Race 2). Raced for National Guard Jordan Suzuki.

2010 - Finished 19th in the World Superbike Championship as a rider for the privateer Pedercini Kawasaki squad.  

2009 - Competed in AMA Pro Daytona SportBike, earning four top-5s and nine top-10s and leading 17 laps.  Raced for Monster Energy Kawasaki.  

2008 - Earned three top-10 finishes in a limited AMA Pro SuperBike season with Monster Energy Kawasaki on a Kawasaki ZX-10R.

2007 - Won the AMA Pro SuperSport title with two wins, four additional podium finishes and poles at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and Road Atlanta.  Also raced in AMA Pro SuperBike, taking five top-five finishes.  Raced with Monster Energy Kawasaki team and also rode a Kawasaki Ninja ZX-RR in the U.S. Grand Prix MotoGP race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, finishing 10th. 

2006 - Raced in AMA Pro SuperBike, earning five top-10 finishes and the Rookie of the Year Award.  Raced in AMA Pro SuperSport and won at Daytona, Barber Motorsports Park and the October Mid-Ohio race along with three additional podium finishes in the series.  Raced with Kawasaki Motors Corp. team. 

2005 - Raced in AMA Pro SuperSport, taking wins at Pikes Peak, Mid-Ohio, Virginia and Road Atlanta, and earning four additional series podium finishes.  Finished second in the championship for the consecutive year behind his brother Tommy.  Raced in Superstock, earning a win at Road Atlanta and taking two additional series podium finishes. 

2003 - Runner-up behind his brother Tommy for the AMA Pro SuperSport title, earning four wins and three additional series podium finishes.  Raced in Superstock, earning four series podium finishes.  Raced with Kawasaki Motors Corp.

2003 - Raced in AMA Pro SuperSport, with a best result of second-place at Road America.  Raced Formula Xtreme with a best showing of fourth-place at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.  Raced with American Honda.  

2002 - Raced in the AMA Pro SuperSport series, earning his season-best third-place finish at Pikes Peak.  Also competed in the Formula Xtreme series, taking second-place at Road Atlanta.  Raced with Erion Honda team. 

2001 - Earned a podium finish in the Formula Xtreme race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.  Earned two top-10 finishes in AMA 600 SuperSport.

Early Career -

Began in Dirt Track and won the Dirt Track Horizon Award in 1998.  Entered his first race at the age of 6.

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