The pursuit began at around 6.10pm yesterday when a black Toyota Auris failed to stop for officers on the A64 near Tadcaster.
Also in crime: Yorkshire director filmed giving middle finger to speed cameras and using 'laser jammer' on Range RoverA North Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "Officers pursed the car along the eastbound carriageway into York and then back onto the A64 westbound, deploying a ‘stinger’ device and making tactical contact with the car. It came to a stop and the two men inside were arrested.
"The westbound carrigaeway was closed for some time while the scene was investigated and cleared."
Also in crime: Police called to reports of man with gun in Bradford and find 'cowboy'A 24-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle, failing to stop, dangerous driving, drug driving and possession with intent to supply a Class A drug.
A 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle and possession with intent to supply a Class A drug.