Sunday, October 23, 2011

Marco 'Super Sic' Simoncelli's career journey

Marco Simoncelli eventually dies at the age that is still relatively young, 24 years (20 January 1987-23 October 2011). The tragedy that makes all the lovers of racing world by surprise. Simoncelli death in MotoGP Sepang Circuit Malaysia is the first death in premium after the death of Daijiro Kato at the Japanese GP in 2003.

The Italian rider himself started out in Italian minimoto Championship when he was aged 9 years or more precisely in 1996-2000. After promising performances in the Honda Trophy in 2001, Simoncelli and then won the European 125cc title in 2002. In the same year, Simoncelli felt in the arena of Grand Prix racing in the 125cc World Championship.

For three seasons, 2002-2005, Simoncelli race in the 125cc class with Aprilia team. During this race in the 125cc class, Simoncelli had never won a title. In 2006, Simoncelli up to the 250cc class and this time joined together with Metis Gilera team. He is ranked 10th in the standings in his first year racing in the 250cc class.

Simoncelli had to wait two years for his first victory in the 250cc class when winning the Italian GP at Mugello Circuit. In this year also, Simoncelli won the 250cc class with Metis Gilera team in 2008 by setting aside Alvaro Bautista and Hector Barbera.

250cc champion status, a year later or in 2010, when 22-year-old Simoncelli he finally felt the MotoGP class. In his first season Simoncelli is ranked eighth. During his career in MotoGP, Simoncelli has two podiums in MotoGP Rep.Ceska namely in Brno Circuit and the Australian MotoGP at Phillip Island Circuit.

The first and the last team in the MotoGP class is a joint team of the San Carlo Honda Gresini. Even had never even won a race, Simoncelli already has many fans and is referred to as a central figure in MotoGP racing style thanks to an attractive and aggressive. Rest in Peace, Super Sic.

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