Who do you think you are, Lewis Hamilton? Czech police hunt for driver of a Formula 1-style racing car after it is filmed overtaking traffic on a MOTORWAY
- Racing car was spotted on the D4 motorway in Příbram, Czech Republic
- It was filmed overtaking a car on the motorway before cutting in front
- The D4 motorway stretches 26.7 miles from Strazny to the capital of Prague
- Czech police are investigating the case on suspicion of violating road traffic act
A Formula 1-style racing car was spotted speeding down a motorway before cutting in front of a car.
The red racing car was seen on the D4 motorway, in Příbram, Czech Republic, with a number seven on the rear wing and logos of Formula 1 sponsors Marlboro, a cigarette brand, and Vodafone.
The red Formula 1-style racing car was spotted on the D4 motorway, in Příbram, Czech Republic. The formula racing car features Formula 1 sponsors Marlboro, a cigarette brand, and Vodafone
A driver overtook the red racing car on the D4 motorway to catch better footage of the unlikely motorway car. The racing driver was wearing a red helmet and matching race suit as he concentrates on the road
Video footage shows the driver hurtling down the motorway in the overtaking lane before cutting in front of a car.
Seconds after, a red sports car zooms down the motorway and pulls behind the racing car.
The driver is seen wearing a red helmet and a matching race suit as he drove on the unlikely track.
Formula racing cars are single-seated and have the wheels located outside of the car body.
All cars are custom-designed for the driver and they should be driven on tracks made for formula racing cars.
The driver overtakes another red sports car on the motorway that is behind the racing car to catch a better look of the unlikely motorway vehicle
The D4 motorway stretches 26.7 miles from Strazny in the south to the capital, Prague.
Czech Republic police are investigating the car that was seen on the motorway.
Police spokeswoman Monika Schindlova said: ‘Police officers ask the people who filmed the video to call 974 879 469 or 974 879 503.’
Witnesses of the car on the motorway, or anyone who knows the driver, should also call the police.
It is unclear when the car was on the motorway however police have two other recordings filmed by drivers on the road.
Příbram traffic officers are investigating the case due to suspicion of violation of the Act on Road Traffic.