INTERNATIONAL COURT OF APPEAL - Hearing February 12, 2021 | Federation Internationale de l'Automobile

INTERNATIONAL COURT OF APPEAL - Hearing February 12, 2021


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

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Case ICA-2020-06: Appeal lodged by Messrs Pierre Furon and Maxime Furon-Castelain against Decision CS/9/20 issued by the Corte Sportiva d'Appello of the Automobile Club d'Italia-Sport, dated 23 October 2020, concerning the Decision of the Stewards no. 227, dated 4 October 2020, and the “Document 31.3 official" classification, concerning the event of Lonato (Italy) counting towards the 2020 FIA Karting Academy Trophy.

On 4 October 2020, the Judge of Facts of the Lonato Race, reported that Kart no. 519 (driver Maxime Furon-Castelain) made a move inside Kart no. 506 at post exit 7 towards post 8 and that Kart No 506 lost its position and had to retire from the race, while Kart no. 519 continued.  On the basis of this document and after having heard the Appellant, the Stewards decided, by decision no. 227, to disqualify Kart no. 519 from the race.

On 8 October 2020, the Appellant decided to appeal the decision no. 227 before the Italian Court of Appeal.

On 23 October 2020, the Italian Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal lodged by the Appellant.

On 9 November 2020, the Appellant decided to appeal the decision of the Italian Court of Appeal before the International Court of Appeal.


9.30 hrs

Friday, 12 February 2021


Salle du Comité and by videoconference.


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


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