NYC’s Outlaw Racer Goes Free
Adam Tang was a stockbroker by day, underground road racer at night, and his video of the fastest lap of Manhattan went viral—until the police came knocking and he fled the coop.
The pounding on the front door woke Adam Tang, a geeky-looking 31-year-old broker. It was a Friday afternoon last September, and he had been sleeping off a late night trading commodities overseas from his eighth-floor, 650-square-foot pad in East Harlem.
Tang got on the elevator and ventured downstairs. On the way, he sensed something was awry. He considered hopping off the lift to take the stairs.
But it was too late.