Need for Speed: Street Racing on Long Island

Five teens lost their lives during an illegal street racing contest on Conklin Street in Farmingdale on Mother’s Day in 2014. Since then, Newsday has

Newsday has been documenting the street racing culture on Long Island and produced a 30-minute documentary on it.

Newsday has been documenting the street racing culture on Long Island and produced a 30-minute documentary on it. (8/31/16)

Many Long Islanders have a need for speed.  Street racing has been part of our culture for decades - sometimes with deadly consequences. 

Back in 2002, two teenagers were speed racing in Muttontown when they slammed into a Jeep - killing a young couple.   More recently, five teens lost their lives during an illegal street racing contest in Farmingdale.     

Our partners at Newsday have produced a 30 minute documentary on street racing on Long Island.

Visit Newsday for more.

 

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