A MOUNT Gambier man who was witnessed “street racing” at almost twice the legal speed on Penola Road received a suspended sentence in court on Tuesday.
Paul Keith Walker, 34, appeared in the Mount Gambier Magistrates Court to be sentenced for driving at dangerous speed.
The prosecution said a witness captured footage on their dashboard camera of Walker driving on Penola Road at around 12pm on September 13, 2016.
Footage showed the defendant travelling at speeds exceeding 110kph in a 60kph zone.
The witness said it appeared Walker was street racing, however the defendant’s lawyer said his client denied he was ever racing.
Instead, the lawyer claimed his client was in a feud with the driver of another car because