Acknowledge the no-traffic and quality of vehicle in consideration.
Severe chastizing but only written warning.
A ticket, but written for under 20 over due to circumstance.
Write a ticket for over 20 mph but under 100 mph
Write a ticket forthe full 170 mph
A huge $$ fine
Permanently seize car and forfeture it.
Suspend driver's license for 1 year
Suspend driver's license for years.
If the driver drove nothing but a pinto until he could afford his vette. He is not qualified to run those speeds on an open highway.
Even if be pulls out a Salt Lakes comp license or a Super Pro or Pro Mod license from the NHRA it is still not legal and he deserves the harshest penalty the state allows.
Last but not least, he needs a good auto tranny, which he is also not going to do, he likes the manual. Will that car ever make a 10 sec pass? Maybe. I don't know.
When I hear kids talking about their 10 second civic or integra, I can't help but laugh. They just have no clue.