Marco Simoncelli could not fight against serious injury that happened, due to an accident at the Sepang Circuit, Malaysia, Sunday (10.23.11). "Supersic" finally breathed last at 16:56 pm local time or 15:56 pm, although it had received treatment at the medical center circuit.
Horrible accident that occurred on the second lap in the Corner 11. Simoncelli, who was fighting with Alvaro Bautista in the race for fourth spot, unable to control the bike when cornering to the right, so it slipped.
When it fell, he and his motorcycle across the circuit and into the path's Tech 3 Yamaha rider Colin Edwards, and Ducati rider, Valentino Rossi. Horror accident is inevitable, because the motor Edwards ran over Simoncelli, precisely on the head.
Edwards fell outside the track with a dislocated shoulder injury, and Rossi was still able to control the bike while bouncing off the track and mount GP11.1 Desmosedici damaged. However, Simoncelli flounder on the track with a helmet has been freed from the head (after the overrun), and he did not move.
Immediate red flag was raised over the tragic accident. After waiting some time, the race committee announced that the Malaysian Grand Prix was officially canceled, because the medical team to focus on rescuing Simoncelli, who eventually died at 16:56 o'clock.