There is no denying the negative side, but I always say that Shoya Tomizawa, Marco Simoncelli, Luis Salom, Dani Rivas, Bernat Martinez and the others who have left us (I mention the most recent among riders I knew)
Tragedy struck with the death of Luis Salom – probably the victim of a wayward bump sending him flying towards a patch of gravel-free run off – and the
What was a temporary fix to solve the immediate issues exposed by the tragic death of Luis Salom last year – one year on, the paddock will doubtless be full of memorials to the bright young Spaniard – has been
Last year's race was marked by the tragic death of Moto2 racer Luis Salom who crashed during Free Practice 2.
A brief review: Rossi, Lorenzo, and Marquez have enjoyed victory here recently, while Pedrosa
First, the new, much shorter chicane being used instead of the F1 chicane, replacing Turn 12 where Luis Salom tragically lost his life during practice last year.
And second, the riders got a chance to test the stiffer front
I cannot recall ever seeing him angry, except perhaps in the press conference at Barcelona last year, after Luis Salom's death, when Zarco cut off a reporter who asked him about contracts, and Zarco berated him by pointing out
Though the lack of gravel and air fence were major contributors to Luis Salom's death, the main problem is that the grandstands are too close to the edge of the track at that
list of champions and great riders he has produced is almost endless: Marc Marquez, Johann Zarco, Jack Miller, Sandro Cortese, Luis Salom, Danny Kent to name just a few.
To find out how he does it, I sat down with Aki Ajo
is also in part a response to some of the more serious incidents in MotoGP, including the tragic death of Luis Salom.
Chains of communication in such cases are now much clearer, with family members and teams being informed first, and only
Being teamed with Sandro Cortese, Luis Salom, and Miguel Oliveira didn't make it easy for him, and it meant that there was nowhere to hide if