MONTEREY, CA - JULY 23: Marco Simoncelli of Italy and San Carlo Honda Gresini rounds the bend during the free practice of Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on July 23, 2011 in ... more 
MONTEREY, CA - JULY 23: Marco Simoncelli of Italy and San Carlo Honda Gresini rounds the bend during the free practice of Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on July 23, 2011 in Monterey, California. (Photo by Mirco Lazzari gp/Bongarts/Getty Images) less 
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