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On my way home from my favorite Indian Casino, I was going up a two-lane surface street close to home when a Dodge Challenger came roaring up behind me. There are a series of stop signs on this particular road. I had the top down and could hear whoever revving the engine trying to impress me.....NOT! My SS Camaro could have whooped this one. I put the selector to Sport Mode and drove to the next stop sign and whoever came roaring up again. Second time I pulled away slow to let him get right behind me and......schmoked!!!!! Ba ha ha....so far back when I got to the next stop but he did it one more time, so one more time SCHMOKED!!!

So, how many of you out there find others trying to race you? I've had a Lamborghini (not going to embarrass myself with that one), a couple of Porsche's and my Challenger hero. I never know if someone is pulling up to admire or "attempt" a race. I've had more people trying to "out perform" in one month of ownership than in the three years I owned the Camaro.
 
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I've had it a week. I have had a Camaro SS, a Audi TT, Dodge SRT8. Also a 2001 Z06 the guy was way cool, followed me to my exit and we talked for about a hour. We're going to be doing some cruises and shows.
So three in a week and I drive 12 miles to work.


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At least you guys are getting cool cars wanting to race. I'm driving my winter car (WRX hatchback) until my StingRay arrives and every teenager with a hole in their exhaust wants to race me...
 

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Not to much of that. If they do, I just let em go find the radar guns and get tickets. Mostly thumbs up, people hanging out of windows taking videos on the freeway, asking about the car in traffic...
 

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Once headers, head, cam kit, and pro charger is installed I hope to get some people try to race me.
 
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While driving my VW GTI in the far left lane of a three lane highway, I had a car in the middle lane that was playing with me. I just wanted to change lanes to take an exit coming up in a mile and a half. At first, I slowed down to go behind the car but the driver would match my speed and block me. I slowed down to 50 mph with headlights fast approaching my 6 o'clock. Finally, I just floored it, signaled, and passed the car. At that point, the under cover cop activated his overhead lights, pulled me over, and issued me a speeding ticket for 92 mph. The ticket was dismissed.
 

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While driving my VW GTI in the far left lane of a three lane highway, I had a car in the middle lane that was playing with me. I just wanted to change lanes to take an exit coming up in a mile and a half. At first, I slowed down to go behind the car but the driver would match my speed and block me. I slowed down to 50 mph with headlights fast approaching my 6 o'clock. Finally, I just floored it, signaled, and passed the car. At that point, the under cover cop activated his overhead lights, pulled me over, and issued me a speeding ticket for 92 mph. The ticket was dismissed.
Was the car at your six o'clock the cop, or the car matching your speed and blocking you, or a different car entirely?

50 MPH to 92 MPH just to get off the road, huh? :) LOL.
 

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StingRay Forums does not condone street racing!

Conversely, StingRay forums supports all sort of non-public-street, legal, speed contests, e.g. autocrossing, drag strips, road racing, etc.
 

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Was the car at your six o'clock the cop, or the car matching your speed and blocking you, or a different car entirely?

50 MPH to 92 MPH just to get off the road, huh? :) LOL.
The under cover cop was the one blocking me.


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Are you saying that you were 'cop blocked?'


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Yes sir! LMAO


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Nor do I condone street racing, it was just a story and a question
 

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Everybody wanted to race my '87. When my '87 was new and I was stationed in a F-18 squadron down in Florida I raced a 911 on 95, I didn't do too bad. On Christmas day on Blanding Blvd (it is huge for those of you not down there) it was empty and I was going to friends. Since it was empty (Christmas) a mustang pulled up next to me with a blonde sitting next to the driver. He kept revving his engine, I didn't race for the first two or three lights, I had nothing to prove and don't like to race on a public road, too dangerous. Finally I just got tired of him and his car engine revving so I pointed at the next light so he knew I was on and I just smoked him. I last saw him turning off in my rear view mirror. I've actually had an old woman rev her engine in her old car at a light before, couldn't believe it. No one has ever wanted to race me with my '13 GS or my Stingray, but everyone wanted to race the '87......go figure.
 

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The under cover cop was the one blocking me.

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No wonder you got the ticket thrown away. Crazy cop. What was he thinking?!
 

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No wonder you got the ticket thrown away. Crazy cop. What was he thinking?!
We both made mistakes that day, mine was not counting to ten and taking a different exit.
 
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