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Marco Simoncelli Succumbs to Injuries in Malaysian MotoGP at Sepang

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 wherein he sustained critical injuries.

Italian rider Marco Simoncelli, 24, died after being involved in a horrific crash at the Malaysian MotoGP Sunday 4:56pm Malaysia time (GMT+8).

Earlier, the race was cancelled in its second lap when the Honda rider fell and was hit by Colin Edwards and Valentino Rossi.

A statement on the MotoGP website said Simoncelli sustained critical injuries and was sent to the medical centre at the Sepang circuit for treatment.

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