A Britain First supporter shouted “white power” and pushed unknown Asian men before driving his van at a curry house in Harrow , a court heard.
Marek Zakrocki also threatened to “kill a Muslim” and made the Nazi salute before launching his attack outside Spicy Night in Alexandra Parade on the anniversary of the Brexit vote.
The 48-year-old, from Harrow, was originally charged with attempted murder, but pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey to dangerous driving and battering his wife.
He had got drunk on wine on June 23 2017, exactly a year after the country voted to leave the European Union , and assaulted his wife Ewa Zakrocka as he went on the rampage.
Prosecutor Denis Barry said: “Mr Zakrocki had plainly, during the course of that afternoon, had far too much to drink.
“During the course of that evening he assaulted his wife, drove off in his work vehicle, insulted a series of passers-by and then drove his vehicle at the owner of a curry house, breaking the window of the restaurant.
“It’s plain that his conduct is very likely to have been motivated by his views about our diverse society.”
Earlier on June 23, he had got drunk on wine, grabbed his wife’s arm and threatened to “kill people” and himself.
During his rampage in Harrow, the court was also Zakrocki made a Nazi salute and shouted “white power, white power”.
He was also heard to say: “I’m going to kill a Muslim. I’m doing it for Britain.
“This is how I’m going to help the country. You people cannot do anything.”
The Polish-born window fitter ended up outside Spicy Night restaurant, blocking the road with his white van.
Following an altercation in the street, he started the engine and aimed the vehicle at restaurant owner Kamal Ahmed.
The court heard he used the van as a weapon against Mr Ahmed and twice mounted the pavement.
He was driving at five miles per hour, and was effectively trying to pin Mr Ahmed against the restaurant window, which smashed, the court was told.
Because of the increased state of alert at the time, armed officers were called and arrested Zakrocki.
Police found a Nazi coin in his pocket and a stash of Britain First flyers and newspapers at his home, in Alexandra Avenue.
In interview, Zakrocki appeared to be “fixated” by Muslims and said he had made donations to Britain First in the past.
Mr Barry said the defendant appeared to have a history of depressive illness and alcohol problems.
He told the court that Britain First, formed by members of the BNP, was anti-Muslim and held views that were regarded by most people as “very extreme indeed”.
Charges of attempting to cause grievous bodily harm and having a knife in Northolt Road, Harrow, were ordered to lie on file.
Judge Anthony Leonard QC remanded the defendant into custody to be sentenced on January 12.
He ordered a report but warned he was considering a jail sentence.
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