Czech millionaire’s speed driving stunt criticized by German government


Prague, Czech Republic – The German Ministry of Transport has critical a fast driving stunt by Czech millionaire and investor Radim Passer.

As shown in a video posted on YouTube, Passer drove his super sports car Bugatti Chiron at speeds of up to 417 kilometers per hour (259 mph) on a 10 kilometer stretch of Germany’s A2 motorway between Berlin and Hanover.

The Czech millionaire insists safety was paramount and proper precautions were taken during the stunt performed last year.

Large stretches of German autobahns have no official speed limit.

But in a statement published this week, the German Transport Minister criticized “any behavior likely to endanger road users” and recalled that “everyone involved in traffic must behave in such a way that no other person is not injured, endangered, hindered or inconvenienced”. more than is avoidable under the circumstances.

The video shows Passer’s Bugatti overtaking several cars along the way, while the stunt appears to have been performed at dusk.

The Czech businessman is also seen taking his hands off the wheel at the end of the video to celebrate the feat, the third-fastest freeway ride that below from the 1938 record of 268.8 mph.

With more than 6.5 billion Kc (about 270 million euros) according to Forbes, Radim Passer is the 33rd richest person in the Czech Republic.


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