In Remembrance – Marco Simoncelli
On Sunday, October 23, 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 wherein he sustained critical injuries.
The race was stopped immediately with the red flag and Simoncelli was transported by ambulance to the circuit medical center where the medical staff worked to resuscitate him. Despite their efforts, Marco sadly succumbed to his injuries at 4:56 p.m. local time.
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and everyone involved in the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix extend our deepest condolences to Marco’s family, friends and team at this tragic loss.