Johannesburg - Ekurhuleni metro police arrested five motorists in Bedfordview and Edenvale on Monday morning for driving above the 120km/h speed limit, an official said.
A 41-year-old man with three teenage passengers was arrested for driving 237km/h in a Nissan Skyline GTR sport, Ekurhuleni metro police spokesperson Lieutenant Kobeli Mokheseng said in a statement.
They claimed they were late for a soccer match.
Four other speedsters were arrested after driving between 166km/h and 181km/h.
One claimed he was late for a meeting in Durban.
All five were released on R1 500 bail each.
They are expected to appear in the Germiston Magistrate's Court soon, Mokheseng said.