The prominent thing that people are rebelling against here is the original 'poster' being so damn right argumentative and insulting...yes we have risen to it and yes all our thoughts (im sure) are with this family, i have no doubt....
DBX cannot be excused for his manor in which he approached this though, nor can it be used as an example to prove what a set of chavs we are allegedly becoming.
I can assure you that any 'race's' by me are not conducted in dangerous circumstances(or as dangerous as they could be), yes it isnt the safest way to go about your business but there is a certain level of stupidity that can be used when 'racing' other cars, i dont beleive that anybody on here has never gone against another car, be it on the motorway or A road....the difference now is that you have a group of people that dont mind talking about it..... i think there may be 1 or 2 people on here who would be willing to drive like a tosser to get ahead of another car, i for one am not one of them and as such do not wish to be labelled so. Expensive car or no expensive car, i can see your point, although don't agree with it fully as no matter what car i owned, i would still be curious as to what it can do. But yes in certain circumstances are car type becoming more available will at some point fall into the hands of a reckless idiot
You may be right but there is a potentially hidden danger here! Look at what the police are asking for, people who saw the car before the crash to come forward.
Imagine one of your safely conducted "races" with someone else who is playing ball, you have your fun, for all to see, then both slow up and driving totally leagally and safely, run some kid down in the street when he's chasing his footie. All the cars you two just shot away from racing, come on the scene, kid is toast, and your only witness is the guy that you were just racing with for all to see..........No skid marks cos of abs, all the cops here is people saying you were racing a few miles up the road, (which is itself an offence on a public roadmay I remind you so dont ever use that word ("racing") with plod!)
Imagine how easily they would build a case against you.!?!?!?!?
All I mean is the consequences of having a play out there can be worse than you can ever imagine.
Everytime anyone in a distinctive car or otherwise drives slightly away from the boring norm, we all take a risk in doing so.