Here is a trivia question for our readers. With 11 out of 18 rounds in the books, Nicky Hayden is barely hanging on in 10th place in the championship points. His title defense has gone from dismal to disastrous.
Has any defending GP champion ever finished outside the top 10 in points in the subsequent year while staying with the same team and remaining healthy? We certainly cannot think of anyone. Chime in with your historical knowledge.