22.01.13

International Court of Appeal

Hearing of the International Court of Appeal

PRESS INFORMATION

INTERNATIONAL COURT OF APPEAL

The following hearing of the International Court of Appeal will take place in Paris:

Hearing

Appeal lodged by the Confederaçao Brasileira de Automobilismo (CBA) on behalf of its licence-holder, Sergio Santos Sette Câmara Filho, against a decision of the French National Court of Appeal dated 4 December 2012 – Event run at Saint-Laurent de Mure (France) on 21 October 2012 and counting towards the 2012 Category X30 Junior competition

On 21 October 2012 the panel of the stewards decided to impose a 10 second time penalty to the kart N° 129 (driver Jules Bollier) in accordance with article 2.24 of the CIK-FIA regulations, for having caused a collision with Sergio Santos Sette Câmara Filho.  As a result, Jules Bollier finished 6th and Sergio Santos Sette Câmara Filho finished 1st.

On 22 October 2012 Jules Bollier notified his intention to appeal the decision of the Panel of the Stewards before the French National Court of Appeal.

On 4 December 2012, the French National Court of Appeal decided to withdraw the decision of the Panel of the Stewards.

On 13 December 2012, the Confederaçao Brasileira de Automobilismo (CBA) on behalf of its licence-holder, Sergio Santos Sette Câmara Filho, decided to appeal this decision before the International Court of Appeal

When

10.00 hrs
Friday, February 15, 2013

Where

FIA Salle du Comité,
8, place de la Concorde,
75008 Paris

Decision

The decision will be published as soon as possible after the hearing.

Accreditation

Requests for accreditation must be sent by email to the FIA Press Office ([email protected]) on the official letterhead paper of the publication or other medium requesting accreditation, no later than Monday, January 28, 2013 at 12.00 noon (CET).

The accreditation request must be signed by the Chief Editor or the Head of a Department (specify which) of the relevant publication, or medium.

The accreditation request must include the following:

i) the hearing and the date for which the accreditation is requested;
ii) name of the journalist and photocopy of his professional press card (currently valid);
iii) email address to which the FIA can send an answer.

FOR MEDIA INFORMATION PURPOSES – NO REGULATORY VALUE