Don’t miss any of the low-buck thrills | $2000 Challenge live thread

Colin
By Colin Wood
Oct 23, 2022 | $2000 Challenge, Autocross, drag racing, Low-Buck Tech, Tire Rack, Gainesville Raceway

Photography Credit: Dave Green

The best way to find out if more money really does equal more speed? By pitting cars built for less than $2000 against ones built without a budget cap.

Welcome to the Grassroots Motorsports $2000 Challenge presented by Tire Rack, an automotive festival celebrating autocross, drag racing and ingenuity.

Can’t make it to Gainesville Raceway this weekend, October 21-23? No worries, we’ll be posting updates live throughout the event weekend–and feel free to add your own updates.

Full details about the $2000 Challenge–including a schedule of events–can be found at 2000challenge.com.

 

The Grassroots Motorsports $2000 Challenge is presented by Tire Rack in association with CRC Industries, Summit Racing and Miller Electric, with trophies from Lamin-X, Trakkrats, CravenSpeed and ACI Automotive.

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Comments
David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
10/20/22 4:08 p.m.

Woot. And this reminds me that I need to charge camera batteries.

New SD card just arrived not 5 minutes ago. (And you think magazine life is so glam.)

SV reX
SV reX MegaDork
10/20/22 5:36 p.m.

I'm in!

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
10/20/22 5:40 p.m.

Current status. 

Tom Suddard
Tom Suddard GRM+ Memberand Director of Marketing & Digital Assets
10/20/22 5:55 p.m.

I'm loading up now! Can't wait to see how the first Challenge with camping at the track goes....

Tom Suddard
Tom Suddard GRM+ Memberand Director of Marketing & Digital Assets
10/20/22 5:56 p.m.

I guess I should finish these trophies, huh?

84FSP
84FSP UberDork
10/20/22 8:10 p.m.

Just got the Type aRgh Integra loaded in the trailer.  We're ready for a tropical 12hr drive south starting 5am.  Looking forward to the show!

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/21/22 4:33 a.m.

Who's so excited that they got up at 3 to catch a plane? 

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/21/22 7:49 a.m.

One more flight. 

84FSP
84FSP UberDork
10/21/22 8:05 a.m.

100miles north of Knoxville!

Colin Wood
Colin Wood Associate Editor
10/21/22 11:14 a.m.
J.A. Ackley said:

One more flight. 

J.A. vs. everyone else on that flight:

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