As we reported earlier, it’s been confirmed this weekend that Fonsi Nieto has surprisingly decided to retire from professional racing before the start of the 2011 season, despite already having a Moto2 ride secured. Today Fonsi stepped in front of the press in Madrid to talk about his motives.... Read more
In a surprising revelation Spanish journalist Mela Chercoles confirmed on as.com some rumours going around at the Sepang test saying that Fonsi Nieto has retired from racing with immediate effect despite already being listed as a Moto2 rider for the G22 Racing Team in 2011. The owners of the team,... Read more
Fonsi Nieto returned to his home in Madrid today (Tuesday) as he embarks on an intensive rehabilitation programme, following a further operation on his ankle on Sunday. Nieto is now targeting a return at either Motegi on October 3rd or Sepang on October 10th, depending on how his recovery... Read more
Fonsi Nieto crashed during qualifying for the Indianapolis Grand Prix on Saturday and broke both the talus and calcaneus bones. He underwent surgery on Sunday at the Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis where screws were inserted into the talus and mini plates used to correct the calcaneus, and he then... Read more
There was big misfortune for Spanish riders Alex Debon and Fonsi Nieto at last weekend’s US Grand Prix in Indianapolis. Fonsi Nieto had a heavy crash in the qualifying session on Saturday, requiring medical attention at the track with the doctors soon finding out that he had shattered his left... Read more