Fenati Sacked Following Misano Incident

SPIELBERG,AUSTRIA,10.AUG.18 - MOTORSPORTS, MOTORCYCLE - MotoGP, Grand Prix of Austria, Moto2, Red Bull Ring, free practice. Image shows Jorge Navarro (ESP/ Kalex), Jules Danilo (FRA/ Kalex) and Romano Fenati (ITA/ Kalex).
Photo: GEPA pictures/ Andreas Pranter
 SPIELBERG,AUSTRIA,10.AUG.18 - MOTORSPORTS, MOTORCYCLE - MotoGP, Grand Prix of Austria, Moto2, Red Bull Ring, free practice. Image shows Jorge Navarro (ESP/ Kalex), Jules Danilo (FRA/ Kalex) and Romano Fenati (ITA/ Kalex). Photo: GEPA pictures/ Andreas Pranter

Moto2 rider Romano Fenati has been sacked by his Marinelli Snipers team after grabbing the brake of a rival.

In a statement the team said:

Fenati’s “irresponsible act endangered the life of another rider”.

“It can’t be apologised for in any way.”

It added: “The rider, from this moment, will not participate in any more races with the Marinelli Snipers team.”

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