A middle-aged British motorcyclist was filmed racing past an unmarked police car at an estimated 100mph — while pulling a wheelie.
Dashcam footage showed the biker pulling the death-defying stunt as it zipped past the unmarked car on a highway in Gateshead with another equally speedy motorcyclist trailing him with both wheels on the road.
Lee Embleton, 51, pleaded guilty to dangerous driving at Newcastle Crown Court on Friday over the stunt in June 2018 during which police estimate he was doing at least 100 mph.
He has been handed an interim driving ban — and an immediate forfeiture order was made for officers to seize his Yamaha bike — before his sentencing set for Nov. 13, police said.
“It beggars belief that somebody would act so stupidly and dangerously on the roads,” said Chief Inspector Sam Rennison of Northumbria Police.
“Unfortunately for Embleton, he decided to carry out the ridiculous stunt right in front of an unmarked police