Lucie County, defend those accused of drag racing, street racing, and highway racing. Peter Scalzo, president of Countyline Dragway, shelled out the money to pave the strip. Former street racers are flocking to Countyline Dragway, and it has helped cut down on complaints about street racing, especially in Miramar, whose jurisdiction includes a long section of Okeechobee Road just north of the drag strip. Bieber has been accused of wrongdoing in California, but has never been arrested or charged. You only want revenue, and these are people who can easily pay those tickets. In some, they take off from a rolling start. One video even shows a race with a motorcycle.
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Drivers from all over face off at a runway-turned-raceway at a former airport. But instead of felony arrests, the cops have nailed him for speeding. Officers say he had an expired license, was initially not cooperative when he was pulled over and smelled of alcohol. Nor would either of those offenses keep Bieber from being readmitted into the U. Already have an account? While one officer talks to racers in the Rey's lot, several patrol cars circle the adjacent Chevron gas station and strip mall.
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Fatal accidents usually lead police to crack down. He holds court next to his restored white Pontiac Grand Prix, which dwarfs the Japanese cars favored by today's racers and has double the pistons, horsepower, and weight. Some walk into the store to buy snacks. In the s he could drive northwest on U. The officers also watch the three other shopping centers that surround the intersection.
They drag along reluctant wives while showing their offspring a piece of personal history. Your not saving lives, if anything when these cars see you and try to run, you are endangering those lives. Weisblat is also the star of the videos. This will not be the end of a safe place to dragrace in south Florida. Then a man dressed in a black T-shirt and black jeans emerges and walks to the yellow line that marks the middle of the road. Drivers used to legally race at the Countyline Dragway on Krome Avenue and Okeechobee Road, but the track closed down in