Cannonball car race through Europe: Munich police stops 35 sports car

With Lamborghini, Ferrari and expensive Audi wanted to drive the participants in a car race across Europe - in Munich, was thus for the first time. The total of

Cannonball car race through Europe: Munich police stops 35 sports car

With Lamborghini, Ferrari and expensive Audi wanted to drive the participants in a car race across Europe - in Munich, was thus for the first time. The total of 35 sports car struck a police patrol in front of a Munich Hotel, this initiated controls and stopped, therefore, race in the international car.

defects in the car, drugs among the participants

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"Basically, you can meet and, together, travel across Europe," said a spokesman for the police on Thursday. Some rules, however, and against this the international participants would have failed. Of the 35 vehicles had been detected in the control on Tuesday, around 30 defects. The cars have partly had darkened headlight or license plate. These deficiencies had to remove the driver before the journey. "Alone, the Review has vanished in the race for the time being," said the spokesman. Since you can not check all the cars at the same time I could not leave the participants together. In the case of the control, some participants were also under the drug, your journey was initially prohibited.

in the Meantime all were driven further. On your route, the participants from London via France, Italy, Austria, Germany and want to go back. The British organizer of "Cannon Run" advertises on the Website with luxury travel and organised tours through the UK and Europe. Against the 29-year-old organizer of an investigation procedure was initiated.

government of upper Bavaria language ban

The race, to be referred to the police as a "not approvable". The government of upper Bavaria have decided to ban the race, informed the spokesman of the police.

Since the fall of 2017, illegal car races count in Germany as a criminal Offence. This offence allows the authorities against the participants of a strict approach. In Bavaria the police has registered in the past two years, a total of 485 race illegal. 2019 Bavarian courts convicted race 40 people because of the participation in illegal car.

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Updated Date: 14 August 2020, 14:27

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