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Watch This Street Racer Escape From A Police Helicopter, Grand Theft Auto Style

Whenever we get to watch some real life crazy driving antics, it’s usually from the perspective of a police camera and (thankfully) the idiots usually get caught. This video? It’s recorded from the perspective of a ‘street racer’ trying to escape from a police helicopter, Grand Theft Auto style, with a GoPro stuck to the side of his car.

But first a caveat: illegal street racing is dumb. It’s super dumb. It doesn’t make you look cool, it makes you look like an idiot. And if I see you doing it on the road so help me God I will beep my horn very loudly in disapproval.

The weird thing about this video is that the techniques I often employ to escape a police helicopter in GTA IV seem to sort of work pretty well in real life. First the guy breaks the line of sight (by going under a bridge or a tunnel) and then tries to escape the eyeballs of the chopper by moving elsewhere.

I’m reluctant to say that this video is cool. But it’s sort of cool.

Street Racer Running From Police Helicopter Is Like GTA In Real Life [Jalopnik]


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