Honda rider Marco Simoncelli (L) of Italy rides ahead of Suzuki rider Alvaro Bautista (2nd L) of Spain and Yamaha rider Colin Edwards (C) of the US the Malaysian MotoGP race at Sepang on October 23, ... more 
Honda rider Marco Simoncelli (L) of Italy rides ahead of Suzuki rider Alvaro Bautista (2nd L) of Spain and Yamaha rider Colin Edwards (C) of the US the Malaysian MotoGP race at Sepang on October 23, 2011. Italy's Marco Simoncelli died of injuries sustained in a crash that resulted in the cancellation of the Malaysian MotoGP, in the latest tragedy to hit motor sports. The crash occurred just minutes after the race began when the 24-year-old Honda rider's bike veered across the track and into the path of riders Colin Edwards and Valentino Rossi. AFP PHOTO / SAEED KHAN (Photo credit should read SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images) less 
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