Sunday, October 23, 2011

Crash Simoncelli Sepang 2011

Italian MotoGP rider Marco Simoncelli was killed on the second lap Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday in an accident involving Valentino Rossi and Colin Edwards. Italy 24 years, racing for Team San Carlo Honda Gresini, was in fourth place after the first lap race at the Sepang International circuit. During that round, he was involved in battles with Alvaro Bautista (Rizla Suzuki) who challenged from behind, with Colin Edwards (Monster Yamaha) and Valentino Rossi (Ducati) close behind. At the beginning of the second lap, Bautista, Simoncelli made ​​it through the first corner, but going back to Italy again. Moments later, Bautista once again made ​​it through, only to have Simoncelli get in front once again. Then in Turn 11, with Simoncelli pushing hard and the bike was pulled to the curb on the inside of the right-hander, the front tires lose grip and the bike fell and the bike and rider slid to the left - but then the front tires grip again, the bike swerved hard to right and straight into the path Edwards and Rossi, both of them could not avoid the accident. Edwards bike slammed into Simoncelli and bike hard, ripped the helmet, while the second fell to the side of Rossi, pushing it off course and into the grass. Rossi can stay on the bike and return slowly to the pits, but Edwards fell before getting up and stumbled away. Simoncelli remained prone on the track. Immediately stop the race when he was removed by ambulance to a medical facility that path. With the whole paddock subordinated to the seriousness of the accident, abandoned the race organizers, and half an hour later it was announced that Simoncelli has succumbed to his wounds. Edwards has suffered a dislocated shoulder, while Rossi, a good friend Simoncelli, has been injured.

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