Bautista Joins Simoncelli’s Old Team

Team San Carlo Honda Gresini suffered a devastating loss this year with the unexpected death of rider Marco Simoncelli. Before his death, Simoncelli had inked a one-year contract extension with the team. Now, San Carlo has taken the first step in moving past Simoncelli’s death by signing a rider to replace him for next year. […]

Rossi Breaks Silence On Simoncelli

Of all the riders in MotoGP, perhaps nobody was closer to Marco Simoncelli than former world champion Valentino Rossi. Both riders were from Italy and had grown to be good friends over years of racing together. When Simoncelli was killed in an accident that also involved Rossi, the Ducati rider withdrew from the public eye […]

Simoncelli’s Former Team Will Race In Valencia

The shocking death of Marco Simoncelli has cast a long shadow over the upcoming final race of the MotoGP season at Valencia. Officials decided to go ahead with the race as a way to honor Simoncelli, but there was some speculation that the Honda San Carlo Gresini team, which Simoncelli raced for, would bow out […]

Hayes To Replace Edwards In Final MotoGP Race

It took a tragedy, but Josh Hayes will finally realize his dream of competing in a MotoGP race. Colin Edwards was severely injured in the recent MotoGP crash that took the life of Italian rider Marco Simoncelli. MotoGP canceled that race, but is moving ahead with the finale in Valencia. With Edwards unable to ride, […]

Edwards Remembers Simoncelli, Won’t Race At Valencia

It’s difficult to think of MotoGP racing in the same way since Marco Simoncelli’s fatal accident last week, but the series plans to move on with the finale in Valencia, with a tribute to the late rider in the cards. Colin Edwards, who was involved in the terrible accident, has announced that he will not […]