By Full Contact News and Views
Although Seb’s final position in the championship was announced following the last racing weekend at Donington as being third place, Full Contact had issued an appeal to the Motor Sports Council National Court following the disqualification of Seb’s Hillspeed Racing car at Snetterton on Sunday 8th September 2013.
The disqualification of Seb’s car had deprived him of an impressive race victory, and the 30 points that go with it, and had been centred on what the scrutineers considered to be an ineligible component on the Hillspeed vehicle. The view of Hillspeed, Seb and his team was – emphatically – that the scruitneers had made a grave error and so the lodging of an appeal to the National Court duly followed.
The National Court sat on Wednesday 2nd October 2013, with Full Contact’s Dan Chapman appearing to represent Seb Morris and Hillspeed Racing. Judgment was handed down by the Court, upholding the appeal and reinstating the original results of the race in question.
Dan Chapman commented “We are pleased that the National Court recognised the merits of our appeal, and whilst resorting to legal process is not a step in sport that one should ever take lightly, the race exclusion was considered by us to be profoundly unfair upon Sebastian and Hillspeed Racing. Both driver and team deserved their race victory at Snetterton and their second place in the final championship standings, which are now rightly restored.”
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