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Moto2 rider banned, has license revoked

ReutersItalian Moto2 rider Romano Fenati was suspended by his country’s motorcycling federation (FMI) and had his license revoked after he shocked the sport by grabbing a rival’s brake lever while racing in a race on Sunday.

The 22-year-old’s contract with the Marinelli Snipers team had already been terminated following the astonishing incident during the San Marino Grand Prix.

The Italian was disqualified on the spot and barred from the next two races after he leaned across and grabbed the brake of Stefano Manzi in a the 200-kph incident.

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