MotoGP »’s Top 10 MotoGP stories of 2011

5. Tributes paid to MotoGP star Marco Simoncelli - 23 October 2011

Members of the motorsport community on both two-wheels and four-wheels pay tribute to Marco Simoncelli after his death at Sepang.

6. Rossi: We are quite worried - 25 February 2011

Having signed with Ducati for the 2011 season, Valentino Rossi admitted he was 'quite worried' by the fact he found himself nearly two seconds off the pace during the second MotoGP test at the Sepang circuit back at the start of the year – a sign of things to come…

7. Rossi issues instructions after first Ducati race - 21 March 2011

After his difficult pre-season, Valentino Rossi can only finish seventh in the season opener in Qatar and reveals he has given 'specific instructions' about what needs to be done to improve things.

8. Stoner blasts marshals after Rossi collision - 4 April 2011

After his clash with Valentino Rossi at Jerez, Casey Stoner hits out at the Spanish marshals for the lack of assistance while he was trying to rejoin the race – leaving him to retire while Rossi rejoined to take fifth.

9. Simoncelli rejects blame for Pedrosa crash - 16 May 2011

Simoncelli was left far from happy at being handed a ride-through penalty at Le Mans, after a clash with Dani Pedrosa during the French MotoGP left the Repsol Honda rider with a broken collarbone.

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Simoncelli tribute, Valencia MotoGP 2011
Mika Kallio, KTM, Valentino Rossi, MotoGP [Credit: KTM press]
Casey Stoner at Austria test (pic: Ducati)
Andrea Dovizioso at Austria test (pic: Ducati)
Andrea Iannone at Austria test (pic: Ducati)
Iannone at Austria test *pic: Ducati).
Rossi, German MotoGP Race 2016
Rossi, Crutchlow, Dovizioso checking tyres, bike swap, German MotoGP Race 2016
Dovizioso, Rossi, bike swap, German MotoGP Race 2016
Pedrosa, German MotoGP Race 2016
Rossi, German MotoGP Race 2016
Pedrosa, German MotoGP Race 2016
Rossi, German MotoGP Race 2016
Rossi, German MotoGP Race 2016
Rossi, German MotoGP Race 2016
Rossi, German MotoGP Race 2016
Pedrosa, German MotoGP Race 2016
Rossi, German MotoGP Race 2016

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January 03, 2012 1:18 AM
Last Edited 1664 days ago

@@@@SHAMARONE I am a Rossi fan BUT, What are you talking about mate?? Problems!? Solutions!? Going forward !? WE are nothing. We are only spectators. Those,who think they are more than that, are deluded.

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