Police were called to Tolney Lane, Newark, at around 2.20am on Sunday 1 May after receiving reports of a woman in distress.
Response officers were quickly on the scene and soon located a car which was driven away at speed.
The abandoned vehicle was located a short time later in the Tolney Lane area.
A 25-year-old woman was taken to safety by officers.
Lewis Buck, 34, has been charged with dangerous driving and driving without insurance.
Buck, of Crabtree Road, Doncaster, was released on bail and will next appear at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on 18 May.
Detective Sergeant Matt Dumbrell, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “The officers involved did a great job to respond so quickly to this report and bring a suspect into custody. I am pleased we have now charged a suspect and our investigation continues.”