Kansas City Metro 'Sideshows' Persist Despite Police Crackdown

The fight against local car culture continues. 

Fact is . . . The roots of this trend can be traced back to the 1950s. Call it drag racing, drifting or illegal street takeovers . . . The tradition has adapted and now garners the attention 40-year-olds who should know better.

Accordingly, in a stunning metaphor that offers a glimpse at American consumer culture quickly fading . . . Neighbors of a nearly dead strip mall complain about the auto chaos which now confronts their community. 

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KCK residents frustrated with sideshows at shopping center

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Illegal car stunts happening in a shopping center parking lot on South 18th Street near Interstate 70 have people hotter than burning rubber. "It's complete disrespect to the city, to the residents to the businesses," said Daniel Nance, who lives in the area.