Fast cars, like roller coasters and dive bars, are all about risk. We like to feel like we're toying with something dangerous.
Is it wise to build up your ‘92 Mustang to 500 horsepower and go sliding around that country road out past your house? No. Do we, as a society and as a species, do it anyway? Of course.
One course in particular came up a lot today. Bill Caswell explained to us that the problem with Pikes Peak isn't the new pavement, but a lack of practice up the mountain. Still, the some questioned why anyone would sit in a race car at the bottom of the course and head up the mountain with so much danger up ahead.