MotoGP race cancelled after horror crash

Dani Pedrosa

Dani Pedrosa

A nasty incident has ended the Malaysian Grand Prix at the Sepang circuit today.

Gresini Honda rider Marco Simoncelli lost control of his bike and was collected by Colin Edwards (Tech 3 Yamaha) and Valentino Rossi (Ducati).

Simoncelli’s helmet was detached during the incident. He has been taken via ambulance to the medical centre.

The incident occurred on Lap 2.

Race officials have made this statement at the Sepang circuit.

“The race has been cancelled as the medical centre staff is focusing on treating Marco Simoncelli and track action cannot be resumed in the current circumstances,” the statement said.

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