Originally Posted by Kropotkin
Simoncelli's death was tragic, but he was not as good as he was being made out to be.
I see it a different way. I don't see mourning for Simo's talent as much as I see mourning for his potential, both as a racer and as a much needed personality in The Show.
Stoner didn't exactly set the world on fire in his rookie season and he turned out okay in the record books...