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Reporter - German police take on illegal car racing

Souped-up cars and testosterone: a heady mix in any case, but in some large German cities the young and virile strut their stuff in illegal drag races with sometimes tragic consequences. The police are hot on their heels.

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Innocent people frequently get caught up in the illegal car races on Germany's roads. Some have even been killed. Rainer Fuchs and Alexander Schwarzer from Cologne’s police force are determined to stamp out the practice. They belong to a special unit that hunts down those responsible for turning the city into a racetrack. We accompany them on their patrols. A report by Mariel Müller