International Disciplinary Court : Cases of riders Stefan Everts and Mickael Pichon


The International Disciplinary Court (CDI), composed of Messrs. Alexander Gontard (President), Santiago Puig Viladomiu and Frantisek Schulmann, convened today at the FIM headquarters in Mies, Switzerland, in a public hearing in order to judge the request lodged to the CDI by the International Jury of the South African Motocross Grand Prix held in Sun City on September 26, to impose sanctions against Belgian rider Stefan Everts and French rider Mickael Pichon for heaving delayed the start of the first race of the MX1 class, and against Stefan Everts for his behaviour during the second race of the MX1 class.

The CDI took the following decisions:
In the first case, Stefan Everts and Mickael Pichon are sanctioned with a fine of CHF 10.000 each.

In the second case, the sanctions against Stefan Everts are a suspension of one year,
conditionally deferred for a period of 2 years, and a fine of CHF 15.000.

The costs of the procedure are to be borne by Stefan Everts (75%) and Mickael Pichon (25%).

The full text of the decisions will be published within a few days. An appeal may be lodged against this decision to the TIA within 5 days following the written notification.

Info FIM – Photo Yamaha Racing


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