He’s a fast foodie! The moment Masterchef presenter Greg Wallace is photographed speeding in luxury Jaguar
This is the moment Masterchef presenter Gregg Wallace was caught speeding at more than 30mph over the limit in his sports car on a deadly stretch of road.
The 47-year-old admitted driving his Jaguar XK at 82mph in a 50mph zone in Detling, Kent.
Now the TV star has been fined £1,300, given six penalty points on his licence and ordered to pay £85 in costs by magistrates.
The former fruit and vegetable seller’s offence was snapped by a speed camera van on the A249 between Maidstone and the Kent County Showground on Sunday, April 22.
His case was heard at Maidstone Magistrates’ Court on October 9 but Wallace, from Seasalter, did not attend court.
Katherine Barrett, from the Kent and Medway Safety Camera Partnership, said: “Safety cameras operate at sites where people have been killed or seriously injured.
“On this stretch of road from Maidstone towards the County Showground there were eight people killed or seriously injured within the signed camera area before the site was installed and two people in the last three years.
“We do not want to catch people speeding – we would like them to drive within the speed limits to as to reduce the number of crashes and casualties.
“We offer speed awareness courses to drivers who are within a certain threshold, however excessive speed cases such as this are referred to court.”
The exact charge Wallace admitted was – On April 22, 2012 at 9.27am Gregg Wallace drove a Jaguar XK on Detling Hill, Maidstone, Kent, road namely A245 exceeding 50 miles-per-hour.
A spokesperson for Gregg Wallace said: “I can confirm Gregg was charged for speeding in April this year.
“He has been asked to attend a speeding awareness course, has 6 points on his licence and has paid a £1,300 fine.”