Posted on 22 Aug 2016
Pablo Nieto has strongly denied claims that Romano Fenati was fighting with the SKY VR46 team after qualifying for Moto3 in Austria. Apparently the 19 year old was sacked due to his destructive behaviour whilst communicating with team members. After heated team discussions, Fenati was awarded a third warning and dismissed.
Spanish and Italian newspapers reported that Fenati was not fulfilling obligations as he refused to move closer to Rossi’s ranch for training purposes, and did not change his dietary habits. Fenati’s mother Sabrina defended her son and responded to those claims on Facebook saying:
Rossi believes that time away from the from the Grand Prix will be a good thing for Fenati. Still young, with a bright start, Fenati has room to develop and mature in his professional field. This baptism of fire in probably the highest profile feeder team will let him learn from his mistakes and make a strong comeback...watch this space!