MotoGP™ championship remembers Luis Salom

2016-06-03 12:48
Friday at the Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya was marked with tragedy. During Free Practice 2 Luis Salom (SAG Team) suffered a fall at Turn 12 and was immediately seen to by medical staff before being taken to the Hospital General de Catalunya. He underwent surgery upon arrival but sadly passed away. The FIM, Dorna, IRTA, RFME, and the Circuit de Carcelona-Catalunya extend their deepest condolences to the family, friends and team of Salom. Luis, you will always be with us.

Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) ended the day as the fastest rider in the premier class ahead of Maverick Viñales (Team Suzuki Ecstar) and Cal Crutchlow (LCR Honda). In the Moto2™ class Takaaki Nakagami (Idemitsu Honda Team Asia) finished the shortened day as the quicker rider, just in front of Johann Zarco (Ajo Motorsport) and Jonas Folger (Dynavolt Intact GP). Niccolo Antonelli (Ongetta-Rivacold) led both sessions in the lightweight class from Jorge Navarro (Estrella Galicia 0,0) and Brad Binder (Red Bull KTM Ajo).

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