World Record Speeding Ticket

A Londoner is clocked going 172mph in a Porsche 911 Turbo, 15mph faster than the previous record

The road is not a racetrack -- but if it was, Britain would have a new national champion. Londoner Tim Brady is now serving a 10-week jail sentence after being clocked at a record 172mph (277 kmh) in a Porsche he borrowed from his employer -- that's 16mph faster than the previous four-wheeled record holder.

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.