Gresini Honda Pilot team struggled to fourth place with Alvaro Bautista, when one of the corners has not kept his bike and slid off the path. Unmanaged Honda Simonchelli suffered under the wheels of Colin Edwards and Valentino Rossi. The accident was thrown from the motorcycle Simonchelli, and with the pilot's head blew off the helmet. Rider lay motionless on the track when he got to race marshals.
This year, the Italian has won two pole positions and twice climbed the podium. The team Gresini Honda had a contract with Simonchelli for next season. Marco Simonchelli started racing at age nine, when he made his debut in the Italian Junior Series Minimoto. In 2002, the pilot became European champion in the 125cc class, after which he moved to the world championship. In 2008, speaking at a Gilera, Simonchelli became world champion motor racing in a class of 250 cubic centimeters, and last season Marco debuted in the highest category of motorcycle events - a series of Moto GP.