MotoGP: Nicky Hayden has minor surgery

Despite the 2013 season drawing ever nearer Ducati rider Nicky Hayden last night (Thursday March 7th) underwent minor surgery to “clean up some old scar tissue”, according to his Twitter account, @NickyHayden

Nicky Hayden injury operation

Nicky Hayden shows his scars in hospital – image via @NickyHayden, Hayden’s official Twitter account

As the image above shows Hayden, who was ninth quickest overall at the recent Sepang II test, had the operation on the same hand he previously underwent surgery on for carpal tunnel symptoms, so this minor operation seems to be a follow up to that.

The ‘Kentucky Kid’ does not have long to recover as the final test in Jerez begins later this month on March 23rd.

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