KartSport New Zealand Inquiry - 100cc Yamaha Light Class, NZ National Sprint Championships, 8 April 2012

A KartSport New Zealand Inquiry was convened to review the actions of Ryan Urban following a racing incident during the final of the 100cc Yamaha Light race at the NZ Sprint Championships at Easter weekend in Hamilton. A Form of Complaint regarding the incident was issued but not served as Ryan Urban had left the site.

The Terms of Reference for the Inquiry were as follows:
  1. To review the actions of Ryan Urban following a racing incident during this race. (Note: Form of Complaint #411628 was issued but not served as R Urban had left the site.)
  2. Having considered item 1, determine whether there have been any breaches of KartSport New Zealand Regulations, Codes and Rules.
  3. If a breach(s) is found apply a penalty(s) in accordance with C5.3.10 or such other penalties as may be applicable.

Venue: Hotel Grand Chancellor, Auckland.

Inquiry Panel:
Graeme Moore (Chairman)
Lance Hickey
Brent Melhop

Inquiry Date : Friday 20th April 2012, 3.00pm.

Outcome : Ryan Urban found guilty in breach of G.1.9

Inquiry panel determined the following penalties which were endorsed for implementation by the KartSport New Zealand Executive on 23rd April 2012:
  1. Fine : $1,000 to be invoiced to Ryan Urban.
  2. Costs : Full costs as determined by Kartsport Administration Manager (since assessed at $1,500) be invoiced to Ryan Urban.
  3. Disqualification from the Event
  4. Licence Cancellation : Licence to be cancelled forthwith. Ryan Urban is not permitted to apply for any Kartsport licence before 01 July 2013
  5. Anger Management Counselling : Proof of attendance that an Anger Management course has been completed that meets the approval of KSNZ will be required before any licence application will be considered.
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