farewell simoncelli.

Marco Simoncelli.

The world of motor racing has been shaken up by the tragedy that occurred earlier today, during the second lap of the Malaysian MotoGP.

Marco Simoncelli, 24, died on impact, after his helmet fell from his head during a collision with Valentino Rossi and Edwards.

The race was immediately cancelled after the severity of the accident was discovered by officials.

Simoncelli claimed the 250cc world title in 2008.