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  • Guy Martin: Trial over fake driving licence claims to happen in January

    Guy Martin: Trial over fake driving licence claims to happen in January

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    Television personality Guy Martin will face trial at Crown Court in just under six weeks’ time over fake driving licence claims. Martin, 37, of Barnetby, Lincs was originally due to stand trial on July 1 but the date was moved to January 6, 2020. Martin has previously denied possession of a document with intent to deceive…

  • Max Biaggi acquitted of tax evasion charges

    Max Biaggi acquitted of tax evasion charges

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    The six-time world champion finally has some good news after his father passed away last week. Max Biaggi will not face charges over alleged tax evasion that amounted to nearly 18 million euros and could have meant that the Italian would have been sent to prison for a year. A hearing in the Court of…

  • MotoGP: Ducati aero decision to be confirmed before the Argentina round

    MotoGP: Ducati aero decision to be confirmed before the Argentina round

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    Protests by four factories after the Qatar GP about Ducati’s rear swingarm devices has been referred to the MotoGP Court of Appeal. Following the MotoGP race at the VisitQatar Grand Prix on 10th March, the FIM MotoGP Stewards Panel composed by Freddy Spencer (IRTA-USA), Bill Cumbow (FIM–USA) and Ralf Bohnhorst (FIM-GER) received protests from Aprilia…

  • Alpinestars RESPONDS to airbag system patent infringement.

    Alpinestars RESPONDS to airbag system patent infringement.

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    On February 7, the Higher Regional Court of Munich judged that Alpinestars’ Tech-Air vests infringes upon a patent (EP 2 412 257 B1) held by Dainese. Alpinestars wants to clarify that this action never involved the core of Alpinestars Tech-Air technology. At no point, either past or present, has any action or patent infringement involved…

  • Dainese WINS airbag system decision against Alpinestars in Germany.

    Dainese WINS airbag system decision against Alpinestars in Germany.

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    On February 7th, the Munich Court of Appeal confirmed that Alpinestars’ Tech-Air Street airbag vest (for road use) and its Tech-Air Racing airbag vest (for track use and road), infringe the German part of Dainese’s European patent (EP 2 412 257 B1). The German Federal Patent Court previously confirmed the validity of Dainese’s patent in…

  • Guy Martin appears in court charged with having a fake driving licence

    Guy Martin appears in court charged with having a fake driving licence

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    Ex-motorcycle racer Guy Martin has appeared in court on a charges relating to having a false driving licence. Martin, of Barnetby in Lincolnshire, has appeared in front of Lincoln Magistrates Court to hear charges against him about a driving licence used with: “intent to deceive”. The 36-year-old pleaded not guilty to two charges when he…

  • Crash biker caught by own helmet camera footage is sentenced

    Crash biker caught by own helmet camera footage is sentenced

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    https://youtu.be/TSKqL0OzM0I A speeding motorcyclist who was caught out by footage on his own helmet camera has been sentenced. Nicholas Pannell, 30, crashed into a hedge as he raced fellow biker Joshua Illingworth, 29, at speeds up to 118mph last July. A recording of the pursuit was found on Pannell’s camera when Devon Police were called…

  • MV Agusta avoids bankruptcy in Italian court

    MV Agusta avoids bankruptcy in Italian court

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    MV Agusta has avoided bankruptcy after an Italian court ruled that the firm’s cost-cutting plans did go far enough to save the marque. An application submitted to the court in Varese explaining that the factory was cutting costs and the amount of models in the range was upheld by Judge Miro Santangelo. Santangelo has now…

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