Driver Claims New Record For Fastest Lap Around ManhattanRaphael Orlove8/29/13 10:07am5285EditPromoteGo to permalink The first illegal, dangerous, record lap of Manhattan we know of was Alex Roy's 27 minute run in 2001. In 2010, a group called CBC broke that with 26:03. Now a new driver claims 24:07. But what exactly is a lap of Manhattan, and how do you set the record? UPDATE: We have spoken with the driver.