Three playing fields in USCAI, the purpose built, just write the check approach owner, the long time non pro racers with some sponsorship, and the Company cars built to sell products.
There is another class of the more grassroots build on a realistic budget, that the TV show likes to highlight. The reality is, you don't win without being in a full built race car with carpet and lights installed, and a serious wheel at the helm.
1966 GT Coupe
Not much left original
Trying to do things once
MMI CO / Panhard ~ JRI / Penske ~ Astro A5 ~ FiTech ~ MGW ~ AAW