On an August morning in 1978, French filmmaker Claude Lelouch mounted a gyro-stabilized camera to the bumper of a Ferrari 275 GTB and had a friend, a professional Formula 1 racer, drive at breakneck speed through the heart of Paris.
No streets were closed, for Lelouch was unable to obtain a permit.
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The story continues... Some clever dick has combined the footage of the race around the streets of Paris with a live google map. When you hit play on the video a google map below traces the journey the mentalist ferrari driver has taken. Brilliant! 10 geek points.
Click here to see it http://bhendrix.com/wall/Gmaps_GVideo_Mashup_Rendezvous.html