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rip Marco Simoncelli --- who? MotoGP at Sepang

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  1. mr. sin

    mr. sin Registered User

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    The Malaysian MotoGP at Sepang has been stopped on the second lap after Marco Simoncelli fell and was hit by Colin Edwards and Valentino Rossi.

    Simoncelli's helmet was knocked off in the incident, which occurred when he lowsided from his Gresini Honda at turn 11.

    The Italian's bike then regained partial grip, pulling him back across the track and straight into the path of Edwards and Rossi.

    Simoncelli, who was motionless on the track after the impact, had been fourth at the end of lap one.

    Edwards also fell but escaped serious injury, while Rossi was able to return to the pits.

    The race was immediately red flagged.

    full speed




    at 19 secs watch his helmet get ripped off.
     
  2. mr. sin

    mr. sin Registered User

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  3. weeniewawa

    weeniewawa it's a man, baby!!!

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    that sucks

    RIP
     
  4. Sct Ptersns Twn

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    Cant watch that shit. RIP motorcycle guy.
     
  5. gleet

    gleet What's black and white and red all over?

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    Helmets are for safety. He should have left his on.
     
  6. Ballbuster1

    Ballbuster1 In The Danger Zone...
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    Bike racing is insane.

    I'm surprised more riders aren't killed.

    They have balls of steel to do that.

    RIP Marco.
     
  7. Konstantin K

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    MMA and hockey are too violent.
     
  8. Neon

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    Crash video is horrific. RIP.
     
  9. Evil Star

    Evil Star Snow Crash

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    This will be tough one for Valentino Rossi to come back from as Simoncelli was his friend and it looks like it was his bike that ran over his neck. There was literally nothing the two oncoming bikes could do as Simoncelli swerved across them as he lost grip.

    RIP Sideshow Bob

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  10. Bud

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    RIP Marco
     
  11. MagicBob

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    Tragic crash. Collin tried hard to avoid but there was nothing he could do. Cant really see that Marco did anything wrong either, just cold tires and just a racing incident. Sad day.

    God Speed Racer.
     
  12. Gladys kravitz

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    What a tough week for the racing world. RIP Marco.
     
  13. Mother Shucker

    Mother Shucker I'm over here now.

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    At least he died doing what he loved. Having his skull crushed and neck snapped by a motorcycle tire.
     
  14. GrammatonCleric

    GrammatonCleric Registered User

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    That was a rough one. I'm glad I missed that race. I hope Vale doesn't blame himself too much.
     
  15. gleet

    gleet What's black and white and red all over?

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    I'm sure he'll get over it.

    Although I do remember a little beagle puppy I accidentally ran over in 1986.

    But yeah, he won't blame himself too much.
     
  16. GrammatonCleric

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    OBVIOUSLY he's going to feel guilty because that was his friend. I'm saying I hope he understands that there was nothing he could do.
     

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