Tag Archives: Marco Simoncelli

MotoGP – First Day on the Honda RC213V for Bautista at Sepang‏

February 1, 2012

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There was a melancholy feel to the day following the tragic events of October and the memory of Marco Simoncelli remains in the hearts of all those present, as it will for many years to come. Shortly before lunchtime Alvaro Bautista took to the circuit on board the Honda RC213V for a shakedown that became […]

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MotoGP – Alvaro Bautista Joins San Carlo Honda Gresini Racing For 2012

November 10, 2011

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Shortly after agreeing a deal for 2012 with Team San Carlo Honda Gresini, Alvaro Bautista took to the Valencia circuit on board the Honda RC212V for the first time today. It was the first session of a winter testing programme that will continue at Sepang from January 31 to February 2, when the Spaniard will […]

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Ciao Sic

November 7, 2011

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    View the Marco Simoncelli tribute photo gallery

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MotoGP – Surreal Atmosphere In San Carlo Gresini Honda Garage

November 5, 2011

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The first day of practice at the Grand Prix of Valencia, the first without ‘Super Sic’, was a very sad and surreal one in the Team San Carlo Honda Gresini garage. Marco Simoncelli has left a gaping hole behind him and the feeling of sadness was tangible today. Hiroshi Aoyama is desperate to honour his […]

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MotoGP – Honda Gresini To Compete At Valencia As Tribute To Simoncelli

November 2, 2011

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Both teams run by Fausto Gresini will be represented on track this weekend. Hiroshi Aoyama rides in MotoGP, whilst Michele Pirro and Yuki Takahashi will compete in the final Moto2 race of 2011. Fausto Gresini “The decision to participate was not an easy one, but we have made this choice as it is what Marco […]

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MotoGP – Edwards Recovering Well From Injuries

October 28, 2011

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Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team rider Colin Edwards is recovering well from injuries sustained in the tragic accident that claimed the life of popular Italian rider Marco Simoncelli in Sepang last weekend. The 37-year-old though will not be fit to ride his YZR-M1 machine in next weekend’s Valencia MotoGP round, as he requires surgery on […]

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MotoGP – Emotional Funeral Service Bids Farewell To Marco Simoncelli

October 28, 2011

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By MotoGP.com Thousands of mourners attended the funeral of Marco Simoncelli held at the Santa Maria Assunta church in Coriano. A huge gathering of fans, friends, family members and prominent figures from the world of sport attended the funeral service for the MotoGP rider who passed away on Sunday. The funeral was held at 3pm […]

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MotoGP – Honda Racing Corporation Pay Tribute To Marco Simoncelli

October 24, 2011

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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 […]

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MotoGP – Leave Your Tribute To Marco Simoncelli

October 24, 2011

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After the tragic death of Marco Simoncelli overnight, MotoGP.com have set up a page for fans to leave their condolences and tributes to Super Sic. Please click the following link to leave your message: Marco Simoncelli Tributes Héctor_Barberá “I am in shock. We are bike riders and we are aware that there are risks involved […]

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MotoGP – Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix Press Conference

October 24, 2011

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By MotoGP.com The Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix was red flagged and subsequently cancelled on Sunday after Marco Simoncelli suffered a serious accident, crashing on the second lap of the MotoGP race at the Sepang International Circuit. Despite immediate medical attention and the best efforts of the entire medical team at the circuit, Marco […]

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MotoGP – Tributes Flow In For Marco Simoncelli

October 23, 2011

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Honda Racing Corporation: 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 […]

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MotoGP – Ciao Super Sic

October 23, 2011

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Distraught with the tragic loss of their charasmatic leader, Gresini’s press release for the Grand Prix of Malaysia summed up perfectly the thoughts of all of us. Ciao Super Sic Related articles Italian Rider Dies In Horrific MotoGP Smash (news.sky.com) Simoncelli killed in MotoGP crash (independent.co.uk)

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MotoGP – Marco Simoncelli 20/01/1987 – 23/10/2011

October 23, 2011

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A statement by MotoGP.com On Sunday 23rd October, during the MotoGP race at the Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix at the Sepang International Circuit, San Carlo Honda Gresini’s Italian rider Marco Simoncelli suffered a serious accident in which he received critical injuries. The race was stopped immediately with the red flag and Simoncelli was […]

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MotoGP – Simoncelli Completes Honda RC213V Test‏

October 5, 2011

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After agreeing a new contract with San Carlo Honda Gresini and HRC at Motegi,  Marco Simoncelli was back on track the day following a bittersweet Grand Prix to test the 1000cc bike he will ride next year. It was an important opportunity to discover the potential of the RC213V and give his feedback to HRC. […]

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MotoGP – 75 Fantastic Years For San Carlo

September 2, 2011

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What better race than Misano, their home Grand Prix, for San Carlo to celebrate their 75th anniversary and six years as the inseparable main sponsor of Team Honda Gresini. It is a unique occasion to be enjoyed on an exciting weekend that will see the number 75 resplendant on the front of the Honda RC212V […]

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MotoGP – Super Sic Motivated For Home GP

September 1, 2011

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This week Marco Simoncelli makes the trip to the Misano circuit, the ideal place for him to put his disappointment from Indianapolis behind him. The atmosphere of his home circuit, located just a few kilometres from his home town, will provide “Super Sic” with all the motivation he requires to rediscover his podium form from […]

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MotoGP – ‘Super Sic’ Finally Arrives On The Podium

August 15, 2011

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The 2011 Czech Republic Grand Prix will go down in motorcycling history as the liberation of “Super Sic”, who finally cast off the podium shackles with a superb ride at Brno today. For one reason or another Marco Simoncelli‘s legion of fans had been denied the opportunity to celebrate on several occasions this season but […]

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MotoGP – Tough Battle For Yamaha At Brno

August 15, 2011

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Yamaha Factory Racing riders Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies secured fourth and fifth places respectively today in a tough battle for the Grand Prix of Czech Republic. World Champion Lorenzo made a great start from second place on the grid, taking the lead on the first lap and holding off his rivals until a small […]

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MotoGP – Massive Potential But No Result For Rizla Suzuki At Brno

August 15, 2011

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Rizla Suzuki’s Álvaro Bautista looked set for the best MotoGP finish of his career so far at Brno today until he crashed with only six laps remaining. Bautista began the race from 14th on the grid and rode a superb first lap to put him up to 10th. On the fourth lap he moved in […]

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MotoGP – Second Row Start For Simoncelli, Aoyama On The Fourth

August 14, 2011

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Team San Carlo Honda Gresini rider Marco Simoncelli was somewhat disappointed at the end of qualifying practice today, with a second row start certainly not reflecting the potential he had shown in free practice yesterday. The team will analyse the data tonight but it looks as though they will have to take a step backwards […]

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