Ferrari driver does 206?km/h on N2

2013-10-09 00:00

A 45-YEAR-OLD tourist from the United Kingdom was stopped in his hasty tracks yesterday in Ballito when he was allegedly caught speeding at 206 km/h in a Ferrari. Mark John Thomason appeared in the Umhlali Periodical Magistrate’s Court on the North Coast yesterday.

According to police spokesperson Thulani Zwane, Thomason was travelling on the N2 Southbound when he was flagged down.

Zwane said the suspect was then taken to Umhlali police station where he was charged, before he was taken to court.

• Khulubuse Zuma, the often controversial nephew of President Jacob Zuma, early last year paid an admission of guilt fine of R3 000 after he was caught speeding at R181 km/h, also in Ballito.

He was driving a silver convertible Maserati when he was trapped by Ballito traffic police on January 9.

Zuma was arrested by Road Traffic Inspectorate officials and taken to Umhlali police station. He appeared in Umhlali Magistrate’s Court the following day.

Police told the newspaper that the vehicle was registered to Viglietti Motors in Cape Town.

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