Yes, a Hyundai Tiburon wanted to race my STi?
While I was pumping gas this kid (had to be 16-17 years old) was talking smack about his modded Tiburon. The car did look nice. It had a nice paint job and a modded exhaust, etc. This kid was confident his Hyundai would take my STi from a roll?
So I just had to shut him up.
We left the gas station together and went down to this nice road for racing. ( long straight sections with no intersections or side streets)
So we went from a 2nd gear roll (about 25 mph or so) . I let him hit it first so he got about 1 car in front of me. Then I nailed it and quickly started to reel him in. By about half way through 2nd gear I was blowing by this kid. I took my STi up to about 80mph and then just let off because I was already many cars (to many to estimate) in front of him. It was a rediculous mismatch. Im sure a stock WRX would have beat him easily.
At least he took losing well. He gave no excuses and gave me props for having such a fast car.
I actually felt bad after the race. I could tell he was pretty shocked by the outcome. I think he was one of these kids that thinks his exhaust gave him 20 +hp, intake 15+hp, etc, etc. He probably thought he was making big hp and he really wasn't. I kind of felt sorry for him.