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View Poll Results: Do you think street racing is ok?
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Old 02-04-2007, 02:10 PM   #41
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so wait, being poor and far from race tracks justifies placing other peoples lives in danger how?
Yeah I think Iím poor so I try to run people over. We race on the streets as safe as possible. The only people we are putting at risk are the people racing. We donít race in traffic, thatís how people die.
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i thought it was the inconsideration that promoted street racing?

Its actually for the pure adranaline rush thats associated
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Old 02-04-2007, 02:13 PM   #43
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same here. light-to-light drags are fun.
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Old 02-04-2007, 02:13 PM   #44
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Willing to accept the responsibility of killing other people? So street racers now equal homicidal maniacs? Uh....

There is never an excuse for street racing... if you claim its cost related... then pick a new hobby.

I do track days throughout the midwest. No certifications, all HPDEs and open track days. I spend max, 135 for a day. You can track stock cars... people bring out rental cars.

If you can't afford that for a day of amazing on track fun. Then you really need to rethink what you do. For a living and for a hobby. I save up until I can afford an event... and then I save up for the next event. Not that hard to figure out... its like doing everything else... but without using credit.
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so, adrenaline voids consideration over the consequences to others?
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Old 02-04-2007, 02:16 PM   #46
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I don't like the organized "street racing" so much, the people usually are asshats and cops find big groups of loud people a lot faster. Here in Tampa they race across 1 of 3 7-9 mile bridges that cross the bay, usually on late Saturday nights. The cops know they are there because they gather at the ends of the bridge on the causeway areas but they really can't do anything about the racing because there is nowhere to sit out on the bridge and tag them racing since its so damn long.

But like I said, a lot of people will dig from a light up to 60-70mph, even if they won't admit that they do.
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tell me how someone is at risk if no one is on the road.
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I gave up SR a while back , But it's no excuse for putting other peoples lives at risk, Im not saying its ok, and Im not defending anyone or siding with anyone, anyone who streets does it via their own will, nobody puts a gun to their heads telling them to do so, some might do it to show off, some to fit in, Any reason can come about, but when the **** hits the fan its not pleasent, legal issues associated with SR can be very costly and even involve jail time and perminent licnese suspension, There's no excuse for endangering the lives of others, to some the power under foot can be overwhelming and take over their common sense.
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tell me how someone is at risk if no one is on the road.
I'd love to know how you are 100% sure there is never anyone on the road. You know, like the random homeless guy who just got up from behind a dumpster. Or a restless grandma who decided on a walk through some random area.

Or maybe just an animal that causes an accident and damage to bystanders or the other racer?

The only place to minimize these risks to an acceptable level is on a track. 1320/roadcourse etc....
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another bad thing about organized SR'S is the people that show up, you might have sombody follow you to where you live so later they can come back and steal your ****.
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street racing isn't even fun. I'd rather go to the racetrack and push myself, the car, and have more fun than anything else on this earth.
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Ok if some one is walking on the highway they deserve to get hit And I donít remember the last time I saw a dumpster on the highway..
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another bad thing about organized SR'S is the people that show up, you might have sombody follow you to where you live so later they can come back and steal your ****.
Too much tv for you!
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Too much tv for you!
this happens alot in FL , Car thiefs do show up to these un-sactioned events, Thats how My cousins turbo gsr was stolen. , followed home by sombody and was carjacked at gun point
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Too much tv for you!
You are kidding right? Street racing traditionally fuels the car theft and stolen parts market. Its not joke.

You really seem to be doing your best to ignore reality.
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Ok if some one is walking on the highway they deserve to get hit And I donít remember the last time I saw a dumpster on the highway..
how about the poor bastard who broke down on that "deserted highway" or the cars coming the other way.

ignorance is bliss.
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this happens alot in FL , Car thiefs do show up to these un-sactioned events, Thats how My cousins turbo gsr was stolen. , followed home by sombody and was carjacked at gun point
rican is right, happens all the freakin time around here. They get to see how fast the car is, whats inside/under the hood. They find out from you or someone else where you're located. Fast forward a week and your ***** gone completely or stripped on blocks.
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Ok if some one is walking on the highway they deserve to get hit And I donít remember the last time I saw a dumpster on the highway..
Back in college, my buddy and I hit a guy running accross the freeway twisted off on bathtub crank.
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rican is right, happens all the freakin time around here. They get to see how fast the car is, whats inside/under the hood. They find out from you or someone else where you're located. Fast forward a week and your ***** gone completely or stripped on blocks.
This sits true on every aspect possible, this is what happen to my cousins fully built turbo gsr, they gutted the car completly leaving only the shell, car theft seems like a big underground business in florida..
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Well cincinatti is 2 hrs one way and it is the closest track i know of if i could cfind a track for the prices you are quoting that would let me run i would but i cant seem to find one. SO i dont its not like i plan the **** usualy someone revvs or was talking **** before and then a quick 50-110 and its all done their behind me and i am done as well. tell me how that is alot different than you testing and tunning your system on the street or heck come of a light and go to the limit first there wins wow ok how is this related to people doing stupid **** like swerving through traffic and dragging through town. You people need to get out of the suburbs ive seen some weeks where i see 1-2 cars totall go down the rural highway i live on.

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