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Nov 30

MotoGP: Romboni Passes Away After Supermoto Accident At Simoncelli Tribute Event

Doriano Romboni was 45 years old. (Photo: Getty Images)

Doriano Romboni was 45 years old. (Photo: Getty Images)

Former grand prix motorcycle racer Doriano Romboni died Saturday as a result of injuries suffered in a Supermoto crash in Latina, Italy.

Romboni was taking part in the second annual ‘Sic Supermoto Day’ when he was struck by another rider after crashing during the second practice session.

The 45-year-old was airlifted to Santa Maria Goretti hospital in the Latina area where he succumbed to his injuries later in the afternoon.

Nov 30

MotoGP: Lorenzo Opens Up About Rossi, Says Michael Jordan Was His Idol

Jorge Lorenzo (L) shares a laugh with his Yamaha teammate Valentino Rossi (R). (Photo: Getty Images)

Jorge Lorenzo (L) shares a laugh with his Yamaha teammate Valentino Rossi (R). (Photo: Getty Images)

Jorge Lorenzo attended a promotional event organized by one of his sponsors in Barcelona on Tuesday and participated in a special press conference in which he faced questions from a very young audience.

Following the conclusion of the 2013 MotoGP World Championship and before starting his winter holidays, this year’s premier class runner-up has been busy with various sponsor commitments.

Lorenzo’s latest round of off-track work will take him to Indonesia before the weekend as he flies to Asia to help promote the Yamaha brand.