Marco Simoncelli

#1
Race red flagged in Malaysia. Subsequently cancelled. Marco was struck by Edwards and Rossi. Helmet flew off. I fear the worst.
 

Auld-Yin

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#3
That's a bugger!
 
#5
It has now been confirmed that Marco has passed away. A terrible day for the sport.
 

skid2

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#10
Much as I appreciate this place for breaking news. This is something I neither wanted or expected to see. I thought Simoncelli was great. Still like` Rossi even if he's on a go slow.
If it's true it'l be a sad loss.
 
M

Mr_Logic

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#15
RIP Marco. I just heard of this tragedy on the radio. A genuinely talented and interesting rider and personality. My thoughts go out to his family and to Colin Edwards and Valentino Rossi, who must also be deeply upset.
 
#16
It was a tragic accident, he obviously low-sided leaving Edwards & Rossi no place to go. These racers understand the risks involved, and face them, so I can't see any one involved retiring over this. As an aside, the forces involved in tearing a full face lid from a bikers head are massive.

A huge loss to a sport I really enjoy. My condolences to his family.
 
#18
link please some one, my machine wont play
 

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