Monday, October 24, 2011

Photos of Father Marco Simoncelli who are Grieving

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, Sepang - Two photos depicting how the family of the Italian Marco Simoncelli pascatabrakan drivers were waiting for news, released by the Associated Press on Sunday. Two pictures showing Simoncelli's father, Paul Simoncelli.

In the first photo, look how the reaction of Paul Simoncelli responded to their child's health condition after deadly crash at the corner of the Sepang circuit 11. Both Paul's hand grabbed her hair. Paul's eyes imply a sense of disbelief that his son eventually died in the circuit.

The second photo captures more closely mimic Paul Simoncelli. Taken from the side, while Paul waited for Marco's Medical Centre in Sepang. Her hair was a mess. Despite wearing sunglasses, still visible from the glare of his eyes if Paul is really sad to hear news of his son who died because of race.

MotoGP series 17 in Sepang, Malaysia, Sunday (23/10), had to be stopped while in the second round. Marco Simoncelli was stopped racing when the fallen appear motionless, unconscious, and immediately taken to the hospital.

Simoncelli fell, his helmet off, and thrown off his motorcycle struck the driver once dropped Ducati rider Colin Edwards and Valentino Rossi. Edward also fell because of his motorcycle hit a moving motor Simoncelli wild, but able to rise. While Rossi although not falling, but was forced off the track. Simoncelli seen motionless.

photograph the seconds before the crash Simoncelli

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, Sepang - MotoGP Sepang, Malaysia, confirmed officiallLinky canceled entirely and the remaining rounds (18 of 20 rounds) is played. This is because all of the medical team is focused entirely to deal with Marco Simoncelli, who fell in the second round.

Simoncelli fell, his helmet flew off and struck at once dropped his bike riders Colin Edwards and Ducati rider, Valentino Rossi. Edward also fell because of his motorcycle hit a moving motor Simoncelli wild, but able to rise.

Honda Gresini MotoGP rider Italian Marco Simoncelli eventually died after a crash at Sepang Circuit, Malaysia, Sunday (23.10.11). Similarly, an official announcement said. "It's official. He's dead. He gave up," said an official from the Dorna is a joint holder of the broadcasting rights MotoGP.Kecelakan involving Marco Simoncelli, Colin Edwards and Valentino Rossi, also makes the Malaysian Grand Prix 2011 season is officially canceled.

Accidents Investigated By The Simoncelli will Completed

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, Sepang - The death of the Italian, Marco Simoncelli, the full attention of MotoGP. MotoGP Race Director Paul Butler said there will be an investigation related incidents Simoncelli.

"It's clear the consequences and the situation when the accident investigation will be thorough," said Butler.

As reported, the 24-year-old driver was killed after deadly collision with riders Colin Edwards and Valentino Rossi. Simoncelli motor can not be controlled at the corner of 11, he slipped from the saddle and hit by a motor Edwards and Rossi.

When the collision, regardless Simoncelli helmet. His body lay motionless on the asphalt track.

Medical Director Michele Macchiogodena said Simoncelli MotoGP died 45 minutes after the collision. He was badly wounded in the neck, head and chest.

Of concern to observers of the race, but the crash is Simoncelli helmet. AGV Helmet brand that regardless of the head Simoncelli. Though helmets are made specifically to protect the head so that is not easily separated.

Helmets for USD 6 million was made ​​with carbon-Kevlar material is impact resistant. In addition, there are three layers of a safety helmet shell and a very modern key. But when an accident, either because the motor over by Rossi or Edwards, the helmet off. This makes face drawn Simoncelli yards during a collision. What exactly happens?

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Marco Simoncelli: MotoGP team statements


Ducati, its team and its riders are deeply affected by the tragedy that struck the MotoGP world today, and they gather around the family, friends and team of Marco Simoncelli, who lost his life in a terrible accident during the Malaysian Grand Prix.

We will always remember Marco for his smile, his enthusiasm, his big heart and for the incredible emotions he allowed us to experience in recent years. He was one of us.


Today we are very sad to announce that HRC rider Marco Simoncelli has lost his life in a racing accident at the Sepang circuit. The 24 year old Italian was involved in an accident on lap two of the Malaysian GP. The race was instantly red flagged, and later cancelled. Medical staff were on the scene immediately and he was taken to the circuit medical centre. Unfortunately Marco's injuries were too severe and at 16h56 local time he was declared dead.

Our thoughts are with his family at this tragic time. 

The test scheduled for tomorrow with Dani Pedrosa and Casey Stoner on the 2012 prototypes at the Sepang Circuit has been cancelled.

Shuhei Nakamoto - HRC Executive Vice President: "I just don't know what to say, words escape me. Marco was a very nice guy and a very talented rider. Sometimes I was a little harsh with him, for example after his first MotoGP podium in Brno when I told him: "Lucky podium!" and he was so angry... but I wanted to motivate him as I knew he was able to do even more. I was thinking that when he won his first race we would have been able to celebrate together... Now I just want to say thank you to Marco, for what you gave me and pass my sincere condolences to his family and this very sad time".


Today’s Malaysian Grand Prix was cancelled after Marco Simoncelli succumbed to fatal injuries he received during the second lap of today’s  race.

All at Rizla Suzuki are deeply affected by today’s tragic events and send their deepest condolences to Marco’s family and friends during this time of great loss.

R.I.P Marco Simoncelli, 20 January 1987 – 23 October 2011 – A true competitor.


Yamaha wish to convey the deepest heartfelt condolences and sympathies to the family, friends and colleagues of Marco Simoncelli following the tragic accident today at the Grand Prix of Malaysia. Marco was a worthy competitor and rising star of MotoGP who will be deeply missed by all.

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