Unsurprisingly, the MotoGP riders are all sporting some sort of tribute to Marco Simoncelli this weekend. Most of them have a number 58 somewhere on their leathers or livery, and Valentino Rossi will be wearing a special Simoncelli tribute helmet for Saturday and Sunday.
Below are some of the photos from Valencia showing how some of the riders are opting to show their respect for Marco Simoncelli.
In his final MotoGP race before retirement, Capirossi has opted for the number 58 on the front of his Pramac Ducati:
Alvaro Bautista has a large 58 and a black riddon on the top of his helmet as a tribute to his old 250cc sparring partner.
Valentino Rossi has a number 58 sticker inside his number 46.
Nicky Hayden tweeted this photo of the Simoncelli sticker that he currently has on his Ducati:
A sombre sight – Gresini’s box:
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