Hearing of Wednesday 12 May 2004 in Paris

Appeal brought by the Automobile Club d’Italia/Commissione Sportiva Automobilistica Italiana (ACI/CSAI) on behalf of its competitor, BMS Scuderia Italia spa, the driver at the time of the events being Gabriele Gardel in Ferrari car N° 1, against decision N.GT-03 taken by the Stewards of the Meeting of the event run at Magny-Cours (France) on 2 May 2004, counting towards the 2004 FIA GT Championship, to impose a 50-second time penalty on the appealing competitor, driver Gardel.