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This weekend: Don’t miss out on our ultimate low-buck automotive festival

Time is quickly running out if you want to experience the 2023 Grassroots Motorsports $2000 Challenge Presented by Tire Rack.

This MR2 demonstrates the most inexpensive way to add lightness | #LowBuckWednesday

Andy Surprenant's idea of "simplify and add lightness" is to remove the body panels of a MR2 Spyder and fit a Toyota 2ZZ engine, apparently.

Does Formula 440 power make this the ultimate Datsun Roadster? | #LowBuckWednesday

(Barely) hiding underneath that Datsun shell is a Formula 440 race car.

Now is your chance to challenge our Garage Rescue Miata | #LowBuckWednesday

Wish you could compete against a GRM project car? This year's $2000 Challenge is the chance you've been waiting for.

How to get paid to work the $2000 Challenge

Wish you could be more involved in the $2000 Challenge? You're in luck: We are currently hiring autocross workers–and yes, that means you get paid.

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News and Notes: The Chrysler Cordoba: Like a '60s muscle car, but not

Does the Chrysler Cordoba count as a muscle car? In the eyes of the 24 Hours of Lemons, it's close enough.

News and Notes: Is the Ford Festiva really just a front-wheel-drive Miata?

Cheap speed? How about a turbo Festiva? It kinda uses a Miata engine.

Features: How to barter your way to low-buck racing glory

Not just any 280ZX, but one breathing through a Pinto carburetor.

News and Notes: Toyota Prius: The ultimate in endurance racer efficiency?

Not just a low-buck Prius, but one wearing a screaming chicken.

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