Tag Archives: Marco Simoncelli

Simoncelli was good but not a MotoGP Legend


Marco Simoncelli will be honoured as a MotoGP legend at the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello in June. The Italian tragically lost his life at the Malaysian Grand Prix in October 2011 after an opening lap crash. Simoncelli, racing for … Continue reading

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Stoner confirms move to Australian V8 Supercars


Casey Stoner today confirmed his move from two wheels to four. Speculation has long linked the double MotoGP world champion with a move to the Australian V8 Supercar series but it was only today that Stoner confirmed his plans for … Continue reading

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Leading riders give their views on Marquez


With Marc Marquez having been sent to the back of the grid for causing a crash with Simone Corsi in the afternoon Moto2 practice session the Spaniard’s riding style has once again been put under the microscope. While race direction … Continue reading

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Safety always of primary importance in MotoGP


Following inaccuracies in an earlier post pertaining to safety in MotoGP below is an article showing the role that Dorna has played in improving rider safety in the sport and how it is a constant goal of the sport to … Continue reading

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Dorna failing in their moral obligation to look after rider safety in MotoGP


    Since posting this article I have been informed that there are certain inaccuracies relating to Dorna’s approach to safety within MotoGP. Ironically one of the errors from this original article is that since the start of this season … Continue reading

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Focus now shifts to MotoGP rider market


With the season now finished the riders market in MotoGP still has numerous dominoes waiting to fall into place. It seems all but certain that Suzuki will continue in 2012, although initially with an 800cc bike and not an all … Continue reading

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Tragedy to triumph for Gresini in Valencia


Michelle Pirro took an emotional first Grand Prix victory of his career just two weeks after the death of his teammate Marco Simoncelli in the Malaysian Grand Prix. The Italian converted pole position and was only headed in the race … Continue reading

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