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2004 Roger Hayden Photo Gallery

2004 Roger Hayden - Check out the action in this MotorcycleUSA.com photo essay

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On the last lap, Hayden made his way around Spies and went on to win his third race of the year.
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Hayden, Spies (11) and Aaron Gobert (96) make their way through traffic. Spies ended up leading all but three laps of the race.
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Roger Hayden battled all afetrnoon with Spies, Gobert and brother Tommy at Mid-Ohio.
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After his second Supersport win of the season the umbrella girls started to turn their attention his way.
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At Laguna Seca, Roger and his Factory Kawasaki team bask in the glory of his second Supersport victory.
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In the end, Roger pulled out the big victory after race leader Aaron Gobert crashed in turn 11, handing Roger a big lead.
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Roger played bridesmaid to Tommy in the Superstock race at Laguna but he still had a chance for victory since Supersport had yet to be run.
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Roger leads Tommy for a moment during the Superstock race at Laguna but age overcame youth in this particular race.
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It was Tommy's turn to steal a win from his brother. After battling for the last seven laps, Tommy held off Roger for the Supersport win at Brainerd.
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The Supersport race at Brainerd was marred with a red flag in the early going. Despite that fact, the green machines were at the front all day.
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You can tell Roger realizes that paybacks are a bitch after his big brother stole the win from him - returning the favor for what transpired at Barber.
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Roger finished 5th in Supersport at Road America. The pressure was now on for him to start earning points if he wants to contend for the title.
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Roger Lee finished 6th in the Superstock battle at Road America.
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Roger finished 3rd in Superstock at Pikes Peak, his second consecutive podium appearance. Once again he is singled out and hosed down by the competition.
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A fourth place finish in the Supersport battle at Pikes Peak was not the result he was looking for. But, he was now in the thick of the championship battle.
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Heading down pit lane after his victory lap, Roger lets out a sigh of relief.
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Hayden takes a long deserved victory lap with the checkers firmly in his grasp.
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Roger muscles past his brother for his first ever AMA Pro Racing win in the Supersport race at Barber.
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After being sized up for a few laps, Tommy got past Roger, but the little brother was determined not to be denied on this day.
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Roger held onto the lead for the majority of the Barber Supersport race. Things got interesting though when Tommy tracked him down.
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In the beginning of Supersport race at Barber, Roger survived some early pressure, but Tom and the rest of the 600 contenders caught up by lap 10.
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Neither Hayden could catch Hacking during the Superstock battle - but Tommy did steal the runner-up spot from Roger. Do you think that fired Rog up a bit?
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Roger puts pressure on Jamie Hacking during the Superstock race at Barber.
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Try as he might, a 6th place finish was the best he could do at the Infineon round of the Supersport series.
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At Infineon Hayden looked good after qualifying 7th in Supersport.
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Roger finished third in the Fontana Supersport battle, ensuring everyone he has what it takes to be a contender.
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The Superstock race did not go as planned at Fontana, 6th place was the best he could do on the big ZX-10R.
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Most folks would be happy to finish on the podium in the opening round but you can tell R.L. wanted nothing to do with second at Daytona.
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Roger finished second in the Daytona Supersport race, narowly missing out on his first AMA victory.
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At the start of the prestigious Daytona Supersport race, Roger stalked his brother in the early going.
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Roger Lee holds off a load of contenders in Superstock at Daytona - He would ultimately start off the 2004 season with a 5th place finish on the unruly ZX-10R.
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In the pre season, Roger teamed up with his older brother on the Factory Kawasaki Team. He looked ready to win right away on the Ninja's.