Rossi Dedicates Win to Salom

Rossi

Valentino Rossi won MotoGP’s Catalan Grand Prix on Sunday, dedicating the victory to Luis Salom, the Moto2 rider who died in a crash in practice on Friday. Rossi made his way to the front after starting fifth and held off a late charge by pole-sitter Marc Marquez to secure his second win of the season. The Italian finished 2.6 seconds in front of Marquez and 6.3 seconds ahead of third…

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Luis Salom Dies After Crash at Catalunya

Moto2

Spanish Moto2 rider Luis Salom has died at the age of 24 after crashing during a free practice session at the Catalunya Grand Prix. SAG Team rider Salom was taken to hospital and underwent surgery after the crash at turn 12 on Friday. “It is with great sadness that we have to report the passing of Luis Salom,” MotoGP said in a statement. “Despite the best efforts of the trauma…

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