Britain’s ‘quickest joyrider stole Audi and drove it at greater than 200mph on M23 earlier than racing a BMW towards a Lamborghini at greater than 150mph’
- James Hollett pleaded not responsible to driving at greater than 200mph on the M23
- He additionally denies stealing an Audi and racing a BMW towards a Lamborghini
- Hollett appeared this morning at Crawley Magistrates’ Courtroom to disclaim the fees
- If convicted, the 201mph high pace would be the nation’s fasted recorded offence
A person accused of filming himself at speeds of greater than 200mph on the M23 denied harmful driving.
James Hollett, 40, pleaded not responsible to stealing the Audi earlier than filming himself one handed driving on the M23 in Sussex.
He spoke solely to verify his title and handle.
James Hollett, 40, pictured as we speak outdoors Crawley Magistrates’ Courtroom, pleaded not responsible to stealing the Audi. He’s accused of filming himself one handed driving on the M23 in Sussex at greater than 200 miles per hour
Crawley Magistrates’ Courtroom, pictured, heard Mr Hollett has additionally been charged with one other incident of harmful driving the place he was accused of racing a BMW towards a Lamborghini at speeds in extra of 150mph
Following his not responsible plea, Mr Hollett’s case has been despatched ahead for trial at Crown Courtroom subsequent month (Mr Hollett, pictured as we speak outdoors Crawley Magistrates’ Courtroom)
If convicted, will probably be the quickest ever rushing offence recorded in Britain, beating the earlier report of 192mph.
Magistrates in Crawley heard he’s accused of filming the rushing himself.
Melanie Wotton of the CPS stated: ‘There may be proof he was driving in extra of 200mph while submitting himself, one handed.’
Mr Hollett was additionally charged with one other incident of harmful driving on the A24 close to Horsham on June 2, 2019.
Ms Wotton advised the court docket the second incident concerned Mr Hollett driving a BMW and racing with a Lamborghini at speeds in extra of 150mph.
‘There are different customers on the highway,’ Ms Wotton stated.
Footage of the alleged rushing incident was uploaded to social media, pictured. Mr Hollett denies all prices
Mr Hollett, of Pease Pottage, appeared at Crawley Magistrates’ Courtroom charged with aggravated automobile taking and harmful driving on April 26 final yr.
He’s additionally charged with harmful driving, referring to an incident on the A24 close to Horsham on 2 June 2019.
He’ll seem once more at Crown Courtroom subsequent month.