Posted by: aatosbeck | October 23, 2011

Great dismay after death Marco Simoncelli!

RTL News | October 23, 2011, 15: 55
The motorsport world is shocked by the death of Marco Simoncelli. The 24-year-old driver did already in the second round of the Grand Prix of Malaysia beaten hard with his Honda and died in the hospital from his injuries.

Motor Driver dead after crash in MotoGPvideo



Motorcoureur Simoncelli overlijdt na crash


“This is a sad weekend for motor sport,” said Mokhzani Mahathir, Chairman of the Sepang Circuit, where the fateful accident occurred. “We do all We can to prevent such incidents. In 99% of cases are drivers after a crash, and they can walk again. In 1% of the cases this happens unfortunately not. ”

Italian lost to val helmet

The 24-year-old Simoncelli, who competed in the MotoGP, moved back to the beginning of the race , and then came hard in collision with the American Colin Edwards. In doing so lost his helmet and Simoncelli was severely wounded transported to the hospital. Not much later came the message that the driver had died, in which the game was cancelled. Race Director Paul Butler told Sunday that a comprehensive investigation into the accident.

Simoncelli, often at the front to see

Simoncelli (photo) made his debut in the MotoGP last year, the King’s class. This year, he was regularly in the front line. Simoncelli, grabbed pole position twice already, including in the TT of Assen and ended last week in the Grand Prix of Australia as second. Previously finished the motorcycle racer in the GP of Czech Republic third. Simoncelli, extended his contract with Gresini Racing at the end of september, so he still also in MotoGP next year.

Colleagues are shocked

The colleagues of Simoncelli reacted shocked. “I greeted him before his race,” said Jasper Iwema, the Dutch motor racing driver from the 125cc. “of course, a terrible accident. It feels like I lost a brother ben. We are a type of motorcycle racing In the family of each other. I think the hard blow him has become fatal. His helmet was completely split open. ”

Sepang Circuit is not unsafe

Ultimately stupid pech, Iwema believed. “The circuit of Sepang is not unsafe and for us as drivers almost, safety above all. But this sport has its dangers, as everyone knows. I will dwell on his death, to appreciate and respect him, but I don’t stop with racing. About 2 weeks I just turn on that engine. It may sound, but Marco lullig in the game he dies the dearest did. ”

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R.I.P Marco Simoncelli 1987-2011

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