Majikman, now lets switch the situation over. Say your GF heather was in her WRX and driving down the road and some dude drives up to the side of her revving and trying to get her to race.
Would YOU want her to be racing this kid and risking her life so that the guy racing her doesn't think she is a wuss?
Hopefully the answer is no.
I just do not see the point in racing on the streets. I feel that the negatives and consequences very much outweigh the positives.
Now I do like to take a few fast turns and by no means drive like a grandma, but I certainly do not think that risking my life or innocent driver's life is worth a few cheap thrills.