Karting Academy Trophy – ICA decision – Hearing 08 11 22 – Vladislav Mikhaylov


The following hearing of the International Court of Appeal took place on 8 November 2022 in Paris:

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Case ICA-2022-05: Appeal lodged by Mr Vladislav Mikhaylov against Decision No. 182 dated 3 September 2022 of the Stewards of the Le Mans event counting towards the 2022 FIA Karting Academy Trophy

On 3 September 2022, the Stewards received a report (document No. 96) from the Judge of Facts, stating that at the Qualifying Heat B-C the mechanic of the driver Mr Timofey Mikhaylov, was found to be working on his kart on the pre-grid which represents a breach of Article 2.19.F i of the FIA 2022 CIK-FIA General Presciptions. The Stewards therefore decided to disqualify Mr Timofey Mikhaylov from the above-mentioned qualifying session of the event held in Le Mans.

On 6 September 2022, Mr Vladislav Mikhaylov decided to appeal this decision.

Decision of the International Court of Appeal

The Court, after having heard the parties and examined their submissions, decided to declare the appeal inadmissible.

The International Court of Appeal was presided over by Mr Philippe NARMINO (Monaco), and included Mr Michele CORRADINO (Italy), Mr Thierry JULLIARD (Switzerland) and Mr Martin MAISNER (Czech Republic).

Full decision is available here.