“When I saw two small lights coming quickly to me, I knew it was a sports car and the driver was driving fast, very fast.” Constable Nicolas Jevoipa of the motorized brigade then fired his laser pistol. At 21:50 Friday night, it is already dark. “I told my colleague to start the bike. The intended motorist is on the A31, just before the exit Bresleses towards Clermontras. He is driving car, it’s a Mercedes-AMG (639 horses, around 170,000 euros). It passes under the bridge of Bresleses.
“I did not have the right to make mistakes,” says the gendarme. “In two seconds, the missile would be out of range. When I realized that this car had four doors, I could not believe it. I still managed to have it twice, at 313 km / h, then at 315 km / h. I had never controlled such a speed. “
“We were lucky, he slowed down” said Nicolas Jevoipas. We do not know who is in the car. Once he saw us, he did not try to flee. He was escorted to St. Pierrette Street. He did not have his papers on him. He smiled, certifying himself as a Formula 1 driver, a man named Lewis Hamilton: “I am Lewis Hamilton, do you understand me? I am Lewis Hamilton. “At that time, I checked the internet to check what he said. It is true that the resemblance was striking, but doubt grew more and more because of his accent to be cut with a knife. I decided to do a second check … “
The two bikers immediately take the driver on a hunt. A pursuit at high risk, speed requires, and will last a few kilometers.
The driver and impostor has just set the relative speed record for this car. The speed against him will be 315 km / h. “He told us he wanted to peak, test it. As it was getting dark, he thought he was safe. He was wrong.
The night does not bother us, on the contrary. With the laser, we take the headlights in visual cues, we aim at the middle and we shoot. It’s almost easier. “The record is not official, it’s just the outcome of a chase with the police. This record demonstrated that she could really compete with any sportswoman.
*This is a fictional story. Any resemblance to characters that really existed would be purely fortuitous … Only one thing is true: this Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S is a rocket.