MotoGP (Jan - Dec 2011)

  • Ciao Marco #58

    07 November 2011 by Jill Elliott

    Ciao Marco #58

    I don't really have a story, I just wanted to send this tribute picture for Marco Simoncelli.

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  • 58 Forever

    05 November 2011 by keyboardwarrior

    58 Forever

    I just wanted to share this pic with everyone as I was lucky enough to meet Marco at Silverstone this year. He was just as you see him on TV - such a charismatic fella. I don't mind admitting to...

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  • Suzuki poised to confirm 2012 MotoGP deal

    04 November 2011 by Matthew Birt

    Suzuki poised to confirm 2012 MotoGP deal

    Suzuki is close to confirming it will stay in the MotoGP world championship in 2012 to end months of speculation about the future of the British-based team. The Japanese factory will remain with at...

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  • My tribute to Super Sic

    04 November 2011 by Spas Genev

    My tribute to Super Sic

    The day after Marco's accident, my band had a gig and the best way I could think to honour him was to play my heart out and to have a big, red #58 on my chest. The Sepang race was one of the very few...

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  • Jorge Lorenzo unfit for Valencia race

    02 November 2011 by Matthew Birt

    Jorge Lorenzo unfit for Valencia race

    Jorge Lorenzo will miss this weekend’s final race of the 2011 MotoGP world championship in Valencia having failed to recover from the serious left hand injury he sustained in Australia last month. The...

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  • Ducati to test new aluminium frame in Valencia

    01 November 2011 by Matthew Birt

    Ducati to test new aluminium frame in Valencia

    Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden are expected to give a public debut to Ducati’s new conventional twin spar aluminium frame during the traditional post race test in Valencia next week. The factory...

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  • My daughter with Marco Simoncelli

    01 November 2011 by Antony carden

    My daughter with Marco Simoncelli

    Here's a picture of my daughter with Marco Simoncelli. I would just like to share it with everyone as he was so nice. We would watch MotoGP together and she would cheer; "Go Marco go!"...

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  • Jorge Lorenzo in fitness fight for Valencia

    31 October 2011 by Matthew Birt

    Jorge Lorenzo in fitness fight for Valencia

    Former MotoGP world champion Jorge Lorenzo will make a last-minute decision on whether to race in the final round of 2011 in Valencia this weekend. The 2010 world champion is continuing his recovery...

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  • Marco - 2010

    30 October 2011 by Tracey Fisher

    Marco - 2010

    My husband and I met Marco at the Riders for Health charity day at Silverstone in 2010. As you can see he was feeling the cold, even though it was a nice sunny June day in Britain. Great memories, and...

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  • Meeting Marco in 2007

    28 October 2011 by Nicki Hill

    Meeting Marco in 2007

    I met Marco in 2007 during his 250GP days. The pits were empty and whilst patrolling up and down I saw his lovely barnet! I made a bee line for him. He was so gracious and sweet. I asked if it...

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  • Colin Edwards ruled out of Valencia race

    28 October 2011 by Matthew Birt

    Colin Edwards ruled out of Valencia race

    Colin Edwards will miss the final race of the 2011 MotoGP world championship in Valencia next weekend while he recovers from injuries sustained in a tragic accident in Sepang that left popular Italian...

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  • Marco before winning the 250 race at Indy

    27 October 2011 by Scott Schaefer

    Marco before winning the 250 race at Indy

    This is me with Marco at Indianapolis in 2009, at the time I was already a fan of his but I was amazed at how genuinely interested he was to meet fans. He took his time with all of us and didn't rush,...

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  • Marco - A true legend

    27 October 2011 by Kirsty

    My husband and I met Marco earlier this year when He visited the Dainese store in Manchester during summer break. He was wonderful and so sweet to everyone. I fell in love with Marco from the minute I saw him racing in 2009 in the 250cc championship. I thought his style and charisma was second to none. I named him my fluffy puppy, and when I met him in Manchester, I had pre-written a note telling...

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  • My Fiancé and Marco Simoncelli

    26 October 2011 by Mark Hawley

    My Fiancé and Marco Simoncelli

    I’d been watching Marco for a few years in 250s, then into MotoGP and liked his combative style. We met him for the first time in Catalunya 2010, when my fiancé fell in love with him! Picture 1. We...

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  • Tributes to Marco Simoncelli 1987-2011

    26 October 2011 by MCN

    Tributes to Marco Simoncelli 1987-2011

    MCN users, racers and biking celebrities have been leaving their tributes to Marco Simoncelli after the Italian passed away after an accident at the Malaysian MotoGP. MCN was swamped with race fans...

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  • Simoncelli at Laguna Seca

    25 October 2011 by debbie falero

    Simoncelli at Laguna Seca

    I met Marco at Laguna Seca this year - what a wonderful person. We have lost a champion but as it's been said there is a bright star looking down on us. RIP #58

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