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Andrea Dovizioso's thoughts in a tattoo

25 April, 2020
In an exclusive interview in issue no.49 of Motosprint magazine Andrea Dovizoso talked about his life-long rivalry and relationship with the late Marco Simoncelli, who he knew from the age of six.The two riders were completely different character wise, even…

Gilera Runner 50 SP Simoncelli Replica

25 April, 2020
First seen at the Eicma Motorcycle Show in Milan, here is Gilera’s special edition of the 50cc Runner celebrating Marco Simoncelli’s 250cc World Championship and it’s also the first scooter that bears the new Gilera logo celebrating their centennial as…

Marco Simoncelli receives threats ahead of Catalunya GP

25 April, 2020
Just yesterday we posted the news that Marco Simoncelli will be called in by the Race Direction to discuss the incident that saw him involved in the crash that saw Dani Pedrosa break his collarbone and we also added in…

Alvaro Bautista's Cartoon Series- Episode 4

24 April, 2020
The Spanish press last year dubbed Simoncelli “The Barbarian” after his contact on the straight at Mugello with Hector Barbera, and this year after what happened with Alvaro Bautista, they called Italian, childish, a boor and the King of Unsportmanship,…

Marco Simoncelli gets Punk'd Italian Style

24 April, 2020
Lately Marco Simoncelli, the 250cc World Champion, is always on some show in Italy. This rider is getting more air time than the Italian Prime Minister. The show is called Scherzi a Parte (on a network that belongs to the…

Monza Masters Rally Show to be dedicated to Marco Simoncelli

23 April, 2020
The Automobile Club of Milano and the Autodromo of Monza circuit have decided together with Marco Simoncelli’s family to dedicate the upcoming Monza Masters Rally Show to the late Italian rider.Simoncelli was also passionate about rally racing and had taken…

MotoGP Catalunya race reaches record number of viewers in Italy

21 April, 2020
Yesterday’s MotoGP race at Montemelò has been described as boring, processional, dull, a snooze fest and my personal favourite ‘watching hair grow was more exciting’, but apparently that was the best thing that Italian TV had to offer on a…

Italian GP Riders Racing on Karts (w/video)

21 April, 2020
What to Italian GP riders do in their spare time on a hot summer night on the Riviera Romagnola? They race against each on karts.Valentino Rossi, Marco Simoncelli, Andrea Iannone and Mattia Pasini and a batch friends, including Gianfranco Guareschi,…

Confirmed: Marco Simoncelli signs with Team Gresini

20 April, 2020
One piece of silly season has finally fallen into place. On the eve of the Dutch GP the San Carlo Honda Gresini Team has signed Marco Simoncelli, who will make his MotoGP debut in 2010, to a one year contract.…

Cartoon: Jorge Lorenzo vs Marco Simoncelli, Italian style

19 April, 2020
Motoblog’s celebrated comic artist Luca Ruggeri has come up with another of his corrosive ideas to depict the Estoril GP war of words that went down between Jorge Lorenzo and Marco Simoncelli.The comic shows some sort of armed truce between…

Marco Simoncelli worried about his fuel consumption

19 April, 2020
During yesterday’s qualifying session at Qatar, Marco Simoncelli missed out on a front row start by just 0.041s, but the Gresini rider is slightly worried about his fuel consumption during the long race.Simoncelli is the tallest rider (183cm, the same…

Misano circuit to be dedicated to Marco Simoncelli

19 April, 2020
A petition had been started to have the Misano World circuit named after Marco Simoncelli, but the president of the circuit said it was too soon to be making decisions about the matter, as they have in the past rejected…

Marco Simoncelli's New 2009 Helmet

19 April, 2020
Marco Simoncelli is testing in Jerez wearing all white helmet, but this AGV red and white helmet will be the one he’ll be using at the opening round of the 250cc championship at Losail, Qatar April 12th.The 2008 champion has…

Eicma 2008: video interview with Marco Simoncelli

19 April, 2020
This brief interview with Marco Simoncelli was conducted by Italy’s MotoTV at the Eicma show. The new 250 class world champion Simoncelli signed autographs and spent some time at Milan’s motorcycle event. The interview is in Italian, but you get…

MotoGP Assen: Marco Simoncelli continues to lead also in FP2

19 April, 2020
Due to yesterday’s free practice cancellation, this morning’s longer second practice session started under cloudy skies and a dry track, but halfway through it started to drizzle, and then with 20 minutes left it started to rain with the riders…
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