A Tampa man and a Lutz man were arrested early Sunday morning after a Florida Highway Patrol trooper said they were racing at speeds up to 128 mph on the Gandy Bridge.
Eduard Mariano Gallart Fortunato, 18, of Tampa and Anthony Pasquale Cuffaro, 19, of Lutz were driving side by side, heading west toward St. Petersburg just after 2 a.m. Sunday when a trooper clocked them and pulled them over, according to an arrest affidavit.
They each face a charge of racing on the highway, the affidavit said.
Gallart Fortunato and Cuffaro were booked into Pinellas County Jail on Sunday morning, with bail set at $150 for each, jail records show. Both posted bond and were released just after 9 a.m. Sunday.