Here is what started insane videos of fast cars going through public streets...
This man, Monsieur Claude Lelouch, drove a Mercedes at high speed (140mph) through Paris.
A short film called C'etait un rendez-vous by Claude Lelouch of a high speed drive through Paris at 5.30 am in August 1976.
He drives the wrong way up one-way streets,breaks red lights and even mounts a sidewalk to avoid a truck.
Watch the video first here and then watch the embedded video to get the story: