NASCAR Driver Who Led Police on Orange County Chase in Trouble Again -- This Time for Attempted Rape
Retired NASCAR driver Jimmy Neal was let out of jail this morning at 1:30 a.m. for that reckless driving incident a two weeks ago -- that 50 mile chase between San Clemente and La Jolla -- and it didn't take long for him to apparently find trouble again, finds TMZ. "We're told Neal then went to the home of a woman in Lake Forest, CA at around 3:00 AM and police were called three hours later for a disturbance," the celebrity gossip site said.
"He is being charged with attempted rape and false imprisonment, and this was 4-1/2 hours after being released from jail," an Orange County Sheriff's spokesperson told TV station San Diego 6.
Neal pleaded guilty to the chase, which went up to speeds of 140 miles per hour in his 2003 Corvette. He raced 20 years ago at the Ascot Park track in Gardena and returned to the sport in 2008.