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'Speed Racer' Arrested After Fastest Single Lap Around Manhattan

'Speed Racer' Arrested After Fastest Single Lap Around Manhattan

Remember the driver who posted the now-viral video of his record setting lap around Manhattan? Well he reportedly has been arrested. The man, who previously was known as "AfroDuckProduction" on YouTube, raced around Manhattan in a record 24 minutes. According to ABC 7 Online, police arrested 30-year-old Christopher Adam Tang and seized his 2006 BNW Z4 on Thursday.

ABC 7 Online reports that Tang goes by the nickname "Speed Racer." The video (below) quickly went viral and caught the attention of Police Commissioner Ray Kelly. Tang is now being charged with reckless endangerment, reckless driving, following too close and speeding, moved from lane unsafely, and traffic device violation.

Photo Credit: YouTube

 

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