Sixty-something-old drag racer proves there’s nobody meaner

June 15, 2012

It's true that 60 years old is the new 50, but taking 11.7 seconds to cover a quarter-mile drag race means what it always has -- that you know how to drive fast. Here's Kathy Countiss at this year's TX2K event outside of Houston, explaining why she likes to hit the strip in her 2009 Mercedes-Benz CL63 AMG that's boosted to 475 hp, and how drag racing has kept her going ever since she was a teenager.