To promote the Formula 1 Grand Prix of America race taking place next summer, Red Bull commissioned F1 race car driver David Coulthard to race through the Lincoln Tunnel–the world famous underwater highway that 120,000 commuters use a day to travel to and from Manhattan and New Jersey.
The Scottish race car driver blasted through the tunnel at speeds nearing 190 mph, crossing the 1.5 mile strip in under 30 seconds. Talk about taking the fast lane to work.
How they persuaded the Port Authority to offer a green light for the event is a wonder. The story is covered on DailyMail, NYDailyNews, and HeraldSun.