Man charged over Ferrari burnouts at Sydney CBD intersection

A man has been charged after allegedly failing to tell police who was doing burnouts in Sydney's CBD in a Ferrari sports car rented under his name.

Police began an investigation when they were sent footage which allegedly showed a white Ferrari Portofino accelerating harshly through a red light at the intersection of Phillip and Bent Streets at about 11.17am on Sunday May 25 this year.

The driver then allegedly continued doing burnouts at the intersection, causing smoke and blocked traffic.

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Inquiries revealed the car was registered to Sydney hire car business and police were told it had allegedly been hired by a 46-year-old Glenbrook man at the time of the incident.

Police spoke with the man who allegedly failed to disclose who was driving the Ferrari at the time of the incident.

The man was charged with responsible custodian not disclose driver's details and was issued a court attendance notice.

He is due to appear before Downing Centre Local Court today.

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