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Marco Simoncelli: Racing World Struck by Another Terrible Tragedy

For the second Sunday in a row, the racing world has been rocked by a shocking tragedy. Earlier today in Malaysia, Italian motorcycle racer Marco Simoncelli passed away shortly after he was involved in a terrifying crash at the Malaysian MotoGP race in Sepang.According to news reports (see ESPN), Simoncelli suffered injuries to his chest, head and neck, and there was simply nothing medical personnel could do to save him. MotoGP medical director Michele Macchiagodena claimed Simoncelli died 45 minutes after the crash.He was just 24 years old.Concerning the crash that ultimately claimed Simoncelli's life, there's really not much that can be said about it. It was horrifying (you can watch the video on the right, but be warned that it is a very...

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