A disqualified driver with three children under 12 in the vehicle was caught on radar travelling at 154km on the Western Freeway at Gordon on Sunday.
Gordon police saw the car speeding toward Ballarat and checked the speed on laser at 163kmh before pursuing the car and recording its speed at 154kmh on radar.
The incident occurred in light traffic about 4pm.
After intercepting the male driver near the Bungaree turnoff he was found to be disqualified from holding a licence.
Have you signed up to The Courier's daily newsletter and breaking news emails? You can register below and make sure you are up to date with everything that's happening in Ballarat.