Rented Porsches Hit 170kph in Boozy Street Race in China

By Barnaby Lofton, April 30, 2019

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Two young men in Zhejiang province have landed themselves in detention, according to South China Morning Post, after they raced rented Porsches through the streets of the county-level city of Zhuji on April 22.

The high-speed race occurred at sometime around midnight, after the two ‘fast and furious’ men departed from a boozy evening of singing at a local KTV joint.

Footage of the race was captured on surveillance cameras and shows a yellow Porsche, driven by a 21-year-old man surnamed Ying, and a white Porsche, driven by a 24-year-old identified as Jiang, tearing past residences and a hospital.

Police have stated that the rented sports cars hit speeds of up to 170 kilometers per hour as the drivers haphazardly switched lanes, drove on the wrong side of the street and ran red lights.

Driving while intoxicated and speeding are both illegal in the People’s Republic of China.

According to Beijing Youth Daily, Ying had rented the vehicle he was racing for a month at a cost of RMB20,000, while Jiang only rented the white Porsche for one day for RMB800. Jiang allegedly rented the car for the sole purpose of racing his buddy.

Ying was reportedly located by police and detained two days after the race. It is not immediately clear when Jiang was picked up by authorities.

Watch below to see the two speedsters weaving in and out of traffic late at night (VPN off):

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