Marco Simoncelli Biography

Name : Marco Simoncelli
Date of birth: January 20 1987
Place of birth: Cattolica, Italy
Nationality: Italian

Marco Simoncelli (20 January 1987 – 23 October 2011) was an Italian Grand Prix motorcycle road racer. He competed in Road Racing World Championship for 10 years from 2002 to 2011. He started in the 125cc class before moving up to the 250cc class in 2006. He won the 250cc World Championship with Gilera in 2008. After four years in the intermediate class, he stepped up to the MotoGP class with the Honda Gresini Team. Simoncelli died after an accident during the 2011 Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang on 23 October 2011. Read Biography Casey Stoner

MotoGP: Honda (2010-2011)
250cc: Gilera (2006-2009)
125cc: Aprilia (2002-2005)

Career ( Marco Simoncelli Biography )
Races contested: 148
Wins: 14 (12 in 250cc, 2 in 125cc)
Podiums: 31 (2 in MotoGP, 22 on 250cc, 7 in 125cc)
Pole positions: 15 (2 in MotoGP, 10 in 250cc, 3 in 125cc)
Best MotoGP result:: 2nd in Australia, 2011
Last win: Australia, 2009 – 250cc
Last pole position: Dutch GP, 2011
250cc world champion – 2008
First GP:: Czech Republic 2002
First pole position: Spain 2004
First fastest lap: Qatar 2005
First podium: Spain 2004
First win: Spain 2004

Marco Simoncelli in R.I.P
Marco Simoncelli dies after crash in Sepang International Circuit Malaysia On Sunday 23rd October 2011. The fans, MotoGp riders and motogp lovers will always remember you. Marco Simoncelli Biography January 20 1987 – October 23 2011.

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