Romano Fenati has had his contract with Marinelli Snipers Team terminated following an incident in San Marino on Sunday which saw him grab the brake lever of Stefano Manzi when the duo were traveling at high-speed, with some drivers demanding a lifetime ban for the Italian rider.
During the second-tier Moto2, Fenati grabbed out at the bike of his rival whilst riding at around 130mph, and the Marinelli Snipers were quick to terminate his contract.
In a statement released by the team, they said the incident was an "irresponsible act [which] endangered the life of another rider".
"It can't be apologised for in any way.
"The rider, from this moment, will not participate in any more races with the Marinelli Snipers team."
"He deserves a flogging."
"Get him off the track."
Romano Fenati grabs the front brake of Stefano Manzi.
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