Tire Rack commits more than $5000 in prizes to $2000 Challenge

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By Staff Writer
Jul 11, 2022 | $2000 Challenge, Tire Rack

Photography Credit: Dave Green

Where do penny-pinching and extreme speed meet–often with spectacular results? The Grassroots Motorsports $2000 Challenge Presented by Tire Rack.

The event is home to 10-second builds, creative fabrication and lifelong friendships. And this year, it will also be home to some serious prizes.

Tire Rack, the $2000 Challenge’s presenting sponsor, has just pledged $5250 in Tire Rack gift cards for this year’s competitors. Spread across ten awards, this commitment will show Tire Rack’s love for our favorite event of the year.

Tire Rack’s prizes will join Summit Racing’s $2500 prize commitment and other trophies from Prizes from CRC Industries, Lamin-X, Trakkrats, CravenSpeed and ACI Automotive.

Also new for 2022? Cars built for more than $2000, from local autocross builds to nationally competitive drag race builds, are welcome to register and compete.

This year's $2000 Challenge returns to Gainesville Raceway in Gainesville, Florida, on October 22-23.

Learn more, buy spectator tickets and register your car today at 2000challenge.com.

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The wifi exhaust routing on that 2.5RS is great. 

JoeyM
JoeyM Mod Squad
7/8/22 10:26 p.m.
 

[EDIT:  I just found this thread that probably answers my question.  I will read through it before making any other comments]

The linked article said:

Also new for 2022? Cars built for more than $2000, from local autocross builds to nationally competitive drag race builds, are welcome to register and compete.

This intersts me.  When I started my datsun replica many years ago, it was planned as a GRM challenge car.  I went over budget but kept working on it.  Tell us more about the details of how the $2k+ cars competition would work.  (Yes, I realize that my car would be too slow to be competetive there, but I can dream.

 

Floating Doc (Forum Supporter)
Floating Doc (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand PowerDork
7/9/22 7:51 a.m.

In reply to JoeyM :

That's a plus, I'm glad I'll get to see it. 

Tom Suddard
Tom Suddard GRM+ Memberand Director of Marketing & Digital Assets
7/9/22 8:03 a.m.
JoeyM said:
Tell us more about the details of how the $2k+ cars competition would work.  (Yes, I realize that my car would be too slow to be competetive there, but I can dream.

I'm glad you're interested! Basically we have multiple classes, so your car will run the same events against the under budget cars. Each class is awarded separately, so you'll have all the fun and maybe even take home some tires. 

Gearheadotaku (Forum Supporter)
Gearheadotaku (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand UltimaDork
7/9/22 9:16 a.m.

It's great to see the Challenge getting such support!

JoeyM
JoeyM Mod Squad
7/10/22 1:25 p.m.
Tom Suddard said:
JoeyM said:
Tell us more about the details of how the $2k+ cars competition would work.  (Yes, I realize that my car would be too slow to be competetive...

Each class is awarded separately, so you'll have all the fun and maybe even take home some tires. 

No, my car is way too slow to be competitive to bring home tires. 

I haven't even got reliable down well enough to start worrying about becoming fast.

 

I'm still intrigued enough that I'm going to be pricing tires for the trailer to see if we can make it up there

GTwannaB
GTwannaB GRM+ Memberand Dork
7/10/22 8:59 p.m.

This should have some sort of reverse PAX say XAP. The more you spend over $2k the more gets added to your times. 

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
7/11/22 11:35 a.m.
Captdownshift (Forum Supporter) said:

The wifi exhaust routing on that 2.5RS is great. 

It's the future. 

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