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Party rally fined for speeding

February 18 2008
14:00

Over the weekend, took the Swedish stage World Rally Championship, which was not without curiosity. The strongest to date driver, four-time world champion Frenchman Sebastien Loeb, was fined by Swedish police for speeding. Set-off stage of the competition only affects the time displayed on the vehicle specified by the rules areas. But between these sections riders move into the city and must comply with praveli traffic, as well as all other motorists. But observe the speed limit on the super rally car gets is not always the case.

In many countries around the world advance warning of traffic police is looking for such violations through their fingers. But in the Nordic countries, even the athletes do not make concessions.

In Sweden, Finland and Norway rally aces sometimes specially caught with radar local law enforcement custody. And so it happened with Sebastian Loeb, who in his Citroen exceeded the speed limit. After the Swedish police fined, Loeb continued his race, but to win in Sweden, he failed.

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