|In particular it was alleged that the event contravened a number of MSA Regulations and Motor Vehicle Competitions and Trials Regulations as detailed to the Court.
Having heard evidence from Mr M Hearsy, Mr S Mather and Mr N Bye on behalf of BLMCC and Mr S Fowler, MSA Competitions and Clubs Manager, the Court finds that the following regulations were contravened:
K3.4.1; K22.1.1; C15.1.1; C14.1; B8.4; B8.1.4; K15.4; B13.2.4; K15.4
In addition, the Court finds that the following Motor Vehicle Competitions and Trials Regulations were contravened:
- Unauthorised route additional mileage should have taken the event permit fees into a higher band
- Nine unauthorised locations of Time Controls
The Court accordingly suspended BLMCC from organising Road Rallies for a period of two years, such penalty itself to be suspended for a period of two years (under Regulation O.2.1.5), subject to any future Road Rally being observed by two MSA-appointed Observers and satisfactory reports being submitted to the Motor Sports Association.
In addition, BLMCC was fined £500 and a £250 contribution towards costs was ordered.
Release MSA08-003: 8 January 2008
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