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  • Romano Fenati sacked by Moto2 team after grabbing rival's brake lever

    Italian rider Romano Fenati was dumped by his Moto2 team on Monday, and was also set to lose a 2019 MV Agusta deal, after he grabbed a rival's brake lever while racing in Sunday's San Marino Grand Prix.

    The Telegraph
  • Moto2 rider black flagged after grabbing rival's brake lever at 140mph

    Romano Fenati was disqualified for ‘irresponsible riding’‘He should never race a motorcycle again,’ says competitorRomano Fenati was given a two-race suspension for pulling Stefano Manzi’s brake lever during Sunday’s Moto2 in San Marino. The Ducati racer Andrea Dovizioso Ducati claimed his third win of the campaign in Rimini, but the race was overshadowed by Fenati’s moment of madness. Crutchlow, who finished third, quickly called for the 22-year-old to be given a lifetime ban as riders reacted...

    the Guardian
  • Romano Fenati sacked by team after pulling rival's brake lever at high speed

    Snipers terminate contract after 140mph incidentUpcoming MV Agusta deal also shelved by team’s bossRomano Fenati has been sacked by his Marinelli Snipers Team following a remarkable incident whereby he pulled Stefano Manzi’s brake lever at 140mph during Sunday’s Moto2 race in San Marino. The Italian rider was given a two-race suspension but has now had his contract ripped up. Continue reading...

    the Guardian
  • Moto2 rider sparks fury after grabbing rival's brake lever at 140mph – video

    There were incredible scenes at the San Marino Moto2 as Italy's Romano Fenati was given a black flag after attempting to grab compatriot Stefano Manzi's brake lever on the straight at 140mph.  Fenati's actions, which have been labelled 'irresponsible' and 'outrageous', appeared to come in response to Manzi's bungled attempt to overtake him a few laps prior. He has received a two-race suspension, although Cal Crutchlow, who finished third, has quickly called for the 22-year-old rider to be given...

    the Guardian
  • Motorcycle racer grabs rival's brake lever at 140 mph in unbelievable attempt at revenge

    Motorcycle racer Romano Fenati has been fired by Marinelli Snipers Team a day after one of the most reckless and egregious moves seen on a race track. Fenati pulled up beside Stafano Manzi and grabbed Manzi’s front brake lever during a Moto2 race in San Marino, Italy, on Sunday. The two rivals...

    latimes.com
  • Moto2 star Romano Fenati SACKED by team for grabbing rival’s brake lever

    MOTO2 star Romano Fenati has been sacked by his team after grabbing rival’s brake lever at 140mph as they raced side-by-side. The Italian, 22, has had his contract with the Marinelli Snipers Team t…

    The Sun