Bad crash on lap two of Malaysian GP causes red flag

Motorsport.com staff

The MotoGP Malaysian GP has been red flag after a crash on the on the second lap. Involved were Marco Simoncelli of San Carlo Honda Gresini team who went down along with Tech 3 Yamaha rider Colin Edwards and Ducati's Valentino Rossi.

Rossi was able to continue to make it slowly into pit lane but Super Sic was down on the ground and obviously was injured and Edwards also had signs of injury as he tried to check on Simoncelli.

Latest reports are that Super Sic is listed in critical condition. His helmet was was knocked off by the impact. It appeared that he lost the front of his bike and then was dragged across the track which is when Edwards and Rossi made contact with Simoncelli.

Full story to follow from our reporter as the updates will continue.

Marco Simoncelli, San Carlo Honda Gresini
Marco Simoncelli, San Carlo Honda Gresini

Photo by: Team Gresini

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