WATCH: Drag racing riles Pampanga neighborhood

Posted at 08/26/14 1:19 PM

MANILA – Residents near a highway in Angeles City, Pampanga are complaining over the noise being produced by unruly motorcycle drag racers.

ABS-CBN News chanced upon a group of motorcycle riders holding a drag racing event along MacArthur Highway in Barangay Pulung-Bulu. Some of them were captured on camera speeding along the highway, while some even did daring stunts.

Motorcycle drag racers in Angeles City, Pampanga.

One of the riders, who refused to be identified, said he and fellow motorcycle enthusiasts are aware that drag racing is prohibited.

The riders fled the area after a police car arrived.

Residents said the noise coming from the motorcycles, especially those with modified mufflers, are disturbing peace in the area and threatening the safety of the public.

The local police said they are conducting regular patrols in the area to prevent drag racing events from taking place. – report from Trisha Mostoles, ABS-CBN News Pampanga