The accident of Fernando Alonso and the memory of Nicky Hayden

Fernando Alonso

This Thursday was one of the most tremendous moments for fans of the Formula 1. Fernando Alonso had an accident while riding a bicycle through the streets of his place of residence: Switzerland. The Spaniard was run over by a 42-year-old woman who was trying to find parking in a supermarket in Lugano. After the accident, and knowing that the Asturian is in good condition, the case of Nicky hayden.

Hayden was one of the biggest stars of the last years of MotoGP, since he was established as champion of the highest category in the 2006 season with the team Repsol Honda. In addition, he was a very important figure of Ducati, which at that time shared a sponsor with the team Ferrari of Formula 1, where was Alonso.

Messages of support for Fernando Alonso after his bicycle accident

From there, Alonso and Hayden forged a great friendship. They could be seen together at both teams’ sponsorship events. However, the hardest moment occurred in 2017. The American, already retired from MotoGP and competing in SuperbikesHe was training on his bike, as he usually did. However, a car ran over him at high speed, causing serious injuries.

The MotoGP champion was struggling between life and death for five days, until on May 22, 2017 he lost his life. The crash caused fractures and multiple injuries. Before his death, the Indianapolis 500, in which Alonso competed with the team Mclaren. In his helmet, Alonso sent encouragement to his friend Nicky.


After the accident on Thursday, the memory of the 2006 MotoGP champion was present on social networks. Although both crashes occurred in similar conditions, Alonso did not suffer serious injuries and will fortunately be back in business in the next few days. This year, Fernando Alonso will once again be the great star of Formula 1. The Asturian will once again win races and be the protagonist, since he is, together with Lewis Hamilton, the best rider in the paddock.

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