If you’ve never driven a car down a drag strip, you won’t get it. It doesn’t matter how many times you’ve watched it, or how involved you’ve been, you just won’t understand. However, if you have driven the quarter mile, then you’ll know what it’s all about, and no doubt be well aware of just how addictive it can be. Unfortunately for Rob McBride’s bank balance, he knows all too well just how all-consuming the desire to go faster can become.
It all started out innocently enough, as it tends to, when Rob took his street-driven Dodge Challenger down the strip about five or so years ago. Before he knew it, he was looking for ways to extract more (more…)