BAR to go to court on June 26

Jacques Villeneuve, Monaco GP

Jacques Villeneuve, Monaco GP 

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An attempt was made to seize the BAR equipment after the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday but the paperwork was not in order and as a result the cars were not impounded and left Monaco shortly afterwards. There is now expected to be a hearing on June 26 to clarify the situation and see whether France Corbeil of the PPGI company has any claim against the team. Corbeil claims he is owed a sizeable commission on a sponsorship deal which he orchestrated in 1998. The BAR team management is completely different today and Corbeil does not seem to have any documentary evidence to back up his claims.

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