The Supercars community has paid tribute to 2006 MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden after the American died from injuries sustained in a cycling accident five days ago.
Drivers and teams have since taken to social media to share their condolences for the speedway star turned world champion.
It hit home hearing the passing of Nicky Hayden, thoughts and prayers with his family and friends a bloke taken way to soon, rest easy mate pic.twitter.com/gF8KV5fM3Y— Scott McLaughlin (@smclaughlin93) May 23, 2017
What a terrible day... first the terrible news of @NickyHayden and now the shocking news of the explosion in Manchester. Sad day— Lee Holdsworth (@LeeHoldsworth) May 23, 2017
Very sad to wake to the news Nicky Hayden- has passed away as a result of his cycling accident #RIP— Chris Pither (@ChrisPither) May 22, 2017
Rest in peace @NickyHayden ☹️— Tony D'Alberto (@tonydalberto) May 22, 2017