It is illegal in Washington state to race your car on a highway or public street, no matter the speed you are racing at. It is also illegal to advertise an unlawful speed or speed average. Such conduct is considered reckless driving.
The laws regarding racing and advertising unlawful speeds being reckless driving are as follows:
RCW 46.61.535: Advertising of unlawful speed—Reckless driving.
It shall be unlawful for any manufacturer, dealer, distributor, or any person, firm, or corporation to publish or advertise or offer for publication or advertisement, or to consent or cause to be published or advertised, the time consumed or speed attained by a vehicle between given points or over given or designated distances upon any public highways of this state when such published or advertised time consumed or speed attained shall indicate an average rate of speed between given points or over a given or designated distance in excess of the maximum rate of speed allowed between such points or at a rate of speed which would constitute reckless driving between such points. Violation of any of the provisions of this section shall be prima facie evidence of reckless driving and shall subject such person, firm, or corporation to the penalties in such cases provided.
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