Police clampdown on boy racers between Barnsley and Rotherham
Officers from South Yorkshire Police's Operational Support Unit have parked up on Dearne Valley Parkway near Cortonwood Retail Park folloiwng a number of car enthusiast gatherings.
Police said evening and weekend '˜car meets' at the retail park are common and officers said hundredsÂ of people attended last Sunday.
In a Facebook post, South Yorkshire Police's operational support unit said although the '˜vast majority' of those at the meet were '˜enjoying themselves' aÂ '˜small minority were causing problems for the rest'.
They found some motorists using the Dearne Valley Parkway as a race track while '˜hundreds' of spectators lined the route.
One uninsured motorist in a Ford Fiesta was stopped after being caught driving at over 100mph.
In a post on Twitter the unit said: 'Te Roads Policing Group are now engaged atÂ CortonwoodÂ and the surrounding highways.
'We want car enthusiasts to enjoy their cars, but only in a safe andÂ lawful manner. We will take a zero tolerance approach to poor driving andÂ offences.'