Hayden Schultz has been racing professionally since 2013 when he first contested the AMA Pro Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson series. Last season, Hayden experienced his best year ever, finishing runner up in MotoAmerica Twins Cup. Hayden has a degree in Recreation and Sports Management from the University of Arkansas. Hayden opened the 2022 season with his first MotoAmerica victory, winning Twins Cup race two in the Daytona 2022 series opener riding with Yamaha support on a YZF-R7 for the Cycle Tech squad headed by former AMA Pro racer Gene Burcham.
Little Known Fact: In his young career, Hayden has raced an astounding variety of motorcycles. He started on motocross, switched to Supermoto, raced the AMA Vance & Hines XR1200 series, the MotoAmerica KTM RC Cup, a few Stock 1000 races, and in 2019, he raced in American Flat Track until a wrist fracture ended his season early. While attending the University of Arkansas, he also worked as an intern for the Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson AFT team.
Wins: 1 (Twins Cup)
Podiums: 15 (3 in KTM RC Cup, 12 in Twins Cup)
Won Twins Cup race two at Daytona, which was his first career pro victory.
Showed amazing consistency, finishing inside the top-five in a total of nine rounds. Season was highlighted by three podium finishes with a best result of second at Pitt Race. Finished runner-up in Twins Cup marking his career-best ranking in any MotoAmerica class. Raced the first half of the season for Robem Engineering on an Aprilia RS 660 and closed out the year on a self-sponsored Yamaha YZF-R7.
Finished third in MotoAmerica Twins Cup riding for his own racing team aboard a Yamaha FZ-07/MT-07. Scored eight podium finishes.
Was set to American Flat Track in AFT Singles, but was injured early in the year and was unable to compete.
Raced in the opening round of MotoAmerica Supersport at Road Atlanta and finished 14th in race one and DNF’d in the second race.
Did not race
Stepped up big time from the RC Cup to race a round of MotoAmerica Superstock 1000 at Barber. He finished a credible 8th in race one.
Raced the MotoAmerica KTM RC Cup for his own team and finished fourth in the series. Along the way he scored three podium finishes, including his season best a runner up finish in race one at Barber. Raced in the KTM RC390 Cup World Final at Silverstone in England where he led the first race before a crash and then recovered to finish third in the second race.
Finished seventh in AMA Pro Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson Series with six top-10 finishes, including a season best of sixth at Indianapolis. Raced a single round of AMA Pro Supersport and finished 10th at Road America.
Raced AMA Pro Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson Series in his professional debut. He finished 11th in the series, scoring four top-10 finishes with a best of fourth at Laguna Seca. Raced for Kyle Wyman Racing.