Marco Simoncelli, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Marco Simoncelli

Italian motorcycle racer

Date of Birth: 20-Jan-1987

Place of Birth: Cattolica, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Date of Death: 23-Oct-2011

Profession: motorcycle racer

Nationality: Italy

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Marco Simoncelli

  • Marco Simoncelli (Italian pronunciation: ['marko simon't??lli]; 20 January 1987 – 23 October 2011) was an Italian professional motorcycle racer.
  • He competed in the MotoGP World Championship for 10 years from 2002 to 2011.
  • He started in the 125cc class before moving up to the 250cc class in 2006.
  • He won the 250cc World Championship with Gilera in 2008.
  • After four years in the intermediate class, he stepped up to the top MotoGP class in 2010, racing with the Honda Gresini Team.
  • Simoncelli died in an accident during the 2011 Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang on 23 October 2011 after being run over following his own fall on track.

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