Rich Energy drop Haas. No.... Really. Seriously........

Rich Energy drop Haas. No.... Really. Seriously........

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TheDeuce

5,777 posts

21 months

Friday 19th July 2019
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Big Nanas said:
Which of those do you think applies?
If anything, it would be the Advertising Standards Authority, but even then we're only looking at some twitter hashtags for heavens sake. I don't recall any actual adverts stating these stupid claims.

Anyway, let's move away from this - does anyone know how we could find out what happened yesterday in court?
You're right - TS was a bad example. Happy to move on.

As for what happened in court, I believe once summarised and whatever orders the court may make are finalised, it's a matter of public record and I'm sure the general F1 press will report on it.

FourWheelDrift

79,954 posts

239 months

Friday 19th July 2019
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HorneyMX5 said:
It’s like a really bad internet troll has been given too much money to play with. Madness.
[Donald Trump is typing....]

M3ax

1,006 posts

167 months

Friday 19th July 2019
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Lightning Volt Energy has commenced twittering.....

Big Nanas

415 posts

39 months

Friday 19th July 2019
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Although it doesn't exactly look official!
https://twitter.com/LightningVoltF1

TheDeuce

5,777 posts

21 months

Friday 19th July 2019
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Can that account be genuine? It's hard to believe that they would ditch Storey and still carry on tweeting in the same tone as him.

Also slagging off Red Bull some more and making a statement about new Haas livery for the German GP. Something that I'm sure Haas wouldn't allow to be revealed in such a manner...

I suspect someone is having a laugh - possibly Storey himself??

super7

731 posts

163 months

Friday 19th July 2019
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Lighting Volt Haas F1 Team

2 5 - 0 7 - 1 9

  1. FeelTheVoltage

Really..... thats a big paint job for Haas in a week?

super7

731 posts

163 months

Friday 19th July 2019
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It's weird in that they seem to imply, from the tone of the tweet and the account, that they are the Haas F1 team, not a drink company? Same as Rich Energy seemed to do?


Engelberger

509 posts

22 months

Friday 19th July 2019
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Bet it is Storey.

Oh the logo being used is stolen:

http://www.blackandyellowcoffee.com

Sixpackpert

4,074 posts

169 months

Friday 19th July 2019
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Engelberger said:
Bet it is Storey.

Oh the logo being used is stolen:

http://www.blackandyellowcoffee.com
Awesome!

AndrewEH1

4,486 posts

108 months

Friday 19th July 2019
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Sixpackpert said:
Engelberger said:
Bet it is Storey.

Oh the logo being used is stolen:

http://www.blackandyellowcoffee.com
Awesome!
You can't make it up!

andrewcliffe

558 posts

179 months

Friday 19th July 2019
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Facepalm

Big Nanas

415 posts

39 months

Friday 19th July 2019
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Engelberger said:
Bet it is Storey.

Oh the logo being used is stolen:

http://www.blackandyellowcoffee.com
As Mr Burns would say : ‘Excellllennnt’

eliot

8,871 posts

209 months

Friday 19th July 2019
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Engelberger said:
Bet it is Storey.

Oh the logo being used is stolen:

http://www.blackandyellowcoffee.com
Not just a likeness, it's a cut and paste including the little glitches around it.
This has to be a parody account?

Jackanory:


Black and Yellow:


Edited by eliot on Friday 19th July 13:20

Big Nanas

415 posts

39 months

Friday 19th July 2019
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eliot said:
Not just a likeness, it's a cut and paste including the little glitches around it.
This has to be a parody account?
Good spot, they’re identical.
There seems to be a couple of Lightning volt accounts now, so can’t imagine any are official.

thegreenhell

7,016 posts

174 months

Friday 19th July 2019
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Even if it is the 'official' Lightning Volt feed, it's not a proper company of any substance. It's just a new name that Storey is using to try to escape his previous liabilities. He has no product, no brand, no backers and no friends. It's just another unimaginative name with another stolen logo.

It has nothing to do with the Rich Energy drink, Rich Energy's backers or Haas F1, so he's clearly deluded if he imagines that Haas will suddenly become Lightning Volt Haas F1. Or he's just trolling for sts and giggles.

TheDeuce

5,777 posts

21 months

Friday 19th July 2019
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thegreenhell said:
Even if it is the 'official' Lightning Volt feed, it's not a proper company of any substance. It's just a new name that Storey is using to try to escape his previous liabilities. He has no product, no brand, no backers and no friends. It's just another unimaginative name with another stolen logo.

It has nothing to do with the Rich Energy drink, Rich Energy's backers or Haas F1, so he's clearly deluded if he imagines that Haas will suddenly become Lightning Volt Haas F1. Or he's just trolling for sts and giggles.
Or trolling to make himself somehow feel better about the fact he's royally screwed himself. Whatever he expected when he began the RE journey I doubt he expected it to end up as it has smile

A good lesson for the onlookers about not being a total prat/liar/dhead.

M3ax

1,006 posts

167 months

Friday 19th July 2019
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There seem to be a number of Volt accounts on Twitter now all trying to outdo each other smile

dgmx5

127 posts

204 months

Friday 19th July 2019
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cookie1600 said:
cookie1600 said:
So Staxoweb or whoever have spent the day creatively changing logos as much as possible.
Ruddy hell this is moving fast again.

Staxoweb might have just done their last job for anyone, let alone Rich Energy:

https://www.thegazette.co.uk/notice/3320818

It's the old double pincer movement!
Staxoweb's registered office address is in the same building as another firm, unrelated to this matter, of some notoriety and Staxoweb are represented by a firm just round the corner from me. Small world.

But yes, everyone is bailing from the st show. What is left are some shareholders with very burnt fingers trying to re-build the RE brand and I suspect HAAS' funding for the rest of the year is secure. Whether Romain's seat is as secure remains to be seen. Still with his banking background (was he not still working part time when he first started in F1?), he may have a future working with HAAS rather than for them acting as the money man... or maybe WS needs a good financier?

carl_w

6,432 posts

213 months

Friday 19th July 2019
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thegreenhell said:
Even if it is the 'official' Lightning Volt feed, it's not a proper company of any substance. It's just a new name that Storey is using to try to escape his previous liabilities. He has no product, no brand, no backers and no friends. It's just another unimaginative name with another stolen logo.
Lightning Volt is the Rich Energy company without Storey. He's obviously disappeared in a hissy fit claiming he owns the IPR personally. It's all clear in their filing history at Companies House: https://beta.companieshouse.gov.uk/company/0979166...


JonChalk

Original Poster:

2,983 posts

65 months

Saturday 20th July 2019
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No idea of the source; can’t find anything via Google, but this tweet claiming RE lost their Vin-X case yesterday, which, by enforcing the handover of 20% of RE to Vin-X will therefore reveal the “value “ of RE.

https://twitter.com/thomasmaheronf1/status/1152235...