Marco Simoncelli tragically lost his life on Oct. 23, 2011. (Photo: LAT Photographic)
Italian rider Marco Simoncelli was posthumously inducted into the Hall of Fame as a MotoGP Legend on Friday at Mugello Circuit.
The 2008 250cc World Champion tragically lost his life on Oct. 23, 2011, at the Sepang circuit following a crash on the second lap of the MotoGP race.
The Italian rider gained millions of fans worldwide with his charisma, ability and racing style, and in addition to becoming a World Champion he amassed 15 pole positions, 31 podiums and 14 victories across the three Grand Prix classes. ‘SuperSic’ is fondly remembered by the MotoGP community.
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