Six in court docket over Components 1 British Grand Prix monitor invasion



ix individuals have appeared in entrance of a crown court docket decide charged over a monitor invasion on the Components 1 British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

David Baldwin, 46, Emily Brocklebank, 23, Alasdair Gibson, 21, Louis McKechnie, 21, Bethany Mogie, 40, and Joshua Smith, 29, have all been charged with conspiracy to trigger public nuisance.

Protesters stormed the Wellington Straight, the quickest level of the Northamptonshire monitor, earlier than sitting down in the course of the opening lap of the race on July 3.

Left to proper, Emily Brocklebank, David Baldwin, Bethany Mogie and Alasdair Gibson arrive at Northampton Crown Court docket (Joe Giddens/PA) / PA Wire

A earlier court docket listening to heard demonstrators entered the monitor sporting orange tracksuits bearing the message “Simply Cease Oil”.

The competition had already been suspended following Alfa Romeo driver Zhou Guanyu’s high-speed crash, however a lot of vehicles sped by.

None of the defendants have been required to enter a plea at Northampton Crown Court docket on Friday.

McKechnie and Smith, each of Manchester, have been remanded into custody forward of a plea listening to on October 3.

Baldwin, of Witney, Oxfordshire; Brocklebank, of Yeadon, Leeds; Gibson, of Aberdeen; and Mogie, of St Albans, Hertfordshire, have been granted bail till the identical date.

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