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Re: Sorry about this racing thread!

no apology needed........just skip the passengers, and do where the only people
could possibly get hurt are yourselves..........and oh yeah......don't get hurt

iviarty@juno.com wrote:

> Fellow listers,
>         Sorry for the thread that this thing started.  Let me make some
> disclaimers before anymore flames hit my inbox.  My friend and I are both
> free, legal, and over 21.  We are aware of our responsibilities as
> drivers and as citizens.  If we mess up, we are aware of the
> consequences.  No pedestrians exist where this going to happen, and there
> is more than ample room for acceleration, running, and deceleration.  We
> live in area with lots of deserted roads and wide open, flat  spaces. On
> a particular interstate higway, visibility is the range of miles.  I have
> personally driven through large CITIES (Atlanta, Minneapolis (very
> curvy), Chicago, Miami, etc.) and have been in the SLOW lane doing 85-90
> mph.  Jason is correct when saying that much greater control is necessary
> at higher speeds.  It's the people driving that fast that don't have
> control of their vehicles that kill themselves.
>         I asked a simple question about the performance of mine vs. his.
> Instead, I became the poster boy for Charles Darwin (It's only a theory,
> anyway).  All of us (I would assume) like to drive our Audis.  I want to
> see what it can do, and this is how I choose to do it.  I like mine so
> much, I don't want anything but an Audi in the future.  I ask ANYTHING
> concerning my Audi to this list, and usually get many helpful replies.
> "Simple" things like my battery/alternator problem have been solved by
> this list (Thanks, Justin), and this list is a phenomenal tool for
> someone like me.
>         I apologize for this rant and taking up time with this stupid thread.
> If I don't like something I read, there is always a "Delete" within a
> fingertip's reach.  And if I want to flame someone, I do it off-list.
> Race your Audis safely and have some friendly competition,
> Marty
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