Marco Simoncelli: Remembering MotoGP's ultimate maverick 10 years on
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Marco Simoncelli: Remembering MotoGP's ultimate maverick 10 years on

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Saturday 23 October marks the 10th anniversary of Marco Simoncelli's death. The one-time 250cc world champion and double MotoGP podium finisher was the ultimate maverick character with big hair, a big personality and an even bigger talent. Motorsport.com pays tribute to a much-missed figure, a decade on.

They say time heals all wounds, but the day Marco Simoncelli’s young life was tragically cut short in a horrible accident during the Malaysian Grand Prix in 2011 is a scar that still stings MotoGP a decade on.

Motorsport is often subject to ‘what-if’ scenarios, and one many MotoGP fans often ponder is: what would have happened had Simoncelli lived?

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