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Re: Drag Racing??



On Sep 24, 16:32, TopNotch@ix.netcom.com wrote:
> Subject: Re: Drag Racing??
> At 09:14 AM 9/24/97 -0500, Bud Morton wrote:
> >"Given unlimited resources, a true hot rodder wouldn't be content until
> >he had created a car so violent, so hairy, so totally sick that the very
> >act of stomping the throttle would result in instant death. Anything
> >less that that results in the need to make it go faster"
>
> Reminds me of a quote attributed to Mark Donohue. It's something like;
> "If you can leave two black marks from the apex of a corner to the braking
> point of the next corner, then you have enough horsepower."

Didn't Homer Simpson say he wanted a car that would make his neighbors think
the world was ending when he revved the motor?

Gary Morrell
gmorrell@ford.com