Fast Manhattan lap driver may have to give up car

Fast Manhattan lap driver may have to give up car

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NEW YORK (AP) - The driver who posted an Internet video of himself speeding around Manhattan in just over 24 minutes may have to permanently give up his car.

The Daily News says police asked a judge to order Adam Tang to forfeit the 2006 MNW Z4 used in the Aug. 28 ride.

Police cited a city law that allows them to seize vehicles used to commit a crime.

The 30-year-old was charged with reckless driving.

A dashboard-mounted camera recorded the BMW along the 26.4-mile loop. It showed it stopping for six red lights.

Tang told a car culture blog at the time that "being a fast driver doesn't mean that you're inherently a bad or reckless driver."

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