Italy mourns Simoncelli

Italy mourns Simoncelli
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The home town of Italian rider Marco Simoncelli was in shock on Sunday following the news of his fatal accident in Sepang.

The 2008 MotoGP champion crashed on the second lap of the Malaysian Grand prix and was hit by two bikes as he slid across the track.

The Italian’s death was the first fatality in MotoGP since Japan’s Daijiro Kato died from injuries sustained at the 2003 Japanese Grand Prix.

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