Originally Posted by azkiwi
It is however the closing of last door of factory-supported MGP for Mr Hayden. If you see him anywhere near the front of a race again, it will be in SBK. Eh, he can always hang out and knock back a few cold ones with Colin. Take the joy path.
I would rather see him in contending in SBK than what he is doing now. I know he could make more in MotoGP but if there is no ride for him in MotoGP maybe he would take the SBK option assuming a ride would open up for him.