A reckless lunatic who disrupted a motor race at Brands Hatch received his sentence yesterday.
The court heard that in October of this year Jason Plato, 47, drove a white and blue MG onto the track, endangering drivers in that weekend’s BTCC event.
Eye witnesses said Plato, currently unemployed, drove ‘like a maniac’ and eventually collided with a BMW driven by a Mr C. Turkington of Northern Ireland.
‘Let this be a lesson to anyone considering this sort of stunt,’ said Inspector Spooner of Kent Constabulary. ‘Yes, it might make you second in the driver’s championship. But all other drivers won’t like you.’
Mr Plato was sentenced to have his MG taken away and must spend the winter buying custard.