Driver caught speeding at 126mph along the A14 near Newmarket in his BMW 730D

PUBLISHED: 09:09 26 April 2016 | UPDATED: 09:09 26 April 2016

Speed checks. File picture

Speed checks. File picture

A driver caught travelling at 126mph on a Suffolk road has been disqualified from driving for five months.

Ian Farrar pleaded guilty to speeding when his case came before South East Suffolk Magistrates’ Court in Ipswich.

The 52-year was driving at 56mph above the 70mph limit on the A14 at Exning, near Newmarket.

At the time Farrar was in a 2014-registered BMW 730D.

The offence occurred shortly before 8.55am on October 15 last year.

In addition to his ban Farrar, of Springfield Road, Rushden, Northamptonshire was also fined £665.

Magistrates also ordered him to pay £85 costs as well as £67 to the victims’ fund.

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