MotoGP held a tribute to Marco Simoncelli, with the opening of a small monument placed at the corner 11 circuits Sepang, Malaysia. The event began with a road along which made the whole MotoGP riders and team officials, and led by the Gresini team.
Simoncelli, who earned the nickname 'Super Sic', is the winner of 14 Grand Prix series, and managed to win the 250cc class in 2008. Gresini team rider suffered fatal incident at the Malaysian GP last year's race.
Valentino Rossi, Yamaha rider was not far from the time of the crash Simoncelli took place, also leave a comment. According to him, although long gone, these events are very difficult to be forgotten by all elements of MotoGP.
"All the people who were walking toward the paddock bend 11. This moment is really deep, "Rossi said, as reported by Crash, Thursday (10/18/2012).
"One year has passed, but when things like this happen. It is difficult to understand time. It's like the first day, because we really miss him, "said the seven-time world champion.
The plan, on Saturday (20/10) will be announced awards new rookie of the year, as a form of tribute to Simoncelli. Because, despite the race at the Sepang circuit ended tragically for 'Super Sic', but he also felt the podium twice in the 250cc class in action.