(MARRS-RX7) Realistic budget and lifestyle for a racer?
Wed Mar 9 02:12:31 CET 2011
A rough guess for the season for me (assuming you are working on your own
car and don't do a practice day):
Entry fees (each weekend): $200
Gas (weekend): > $50
Pads/rotors/bearings: $200-300 (would last about 2 events if no practice
Tires/mount/balance/etc: $500 (would last 2-3 events depending on how I
Transmission/other breakage: $300 (something had to be replaced every 2-3
events or so)
I look back on my first season and figured I spent at least $10k on the full
season, and this was with a lot of spares that I got with my car.
You can do it all, but you have to be serious about it, ask Mr Ade, he
somehow pulls it off (but I bet living AT the track makes it a little
From: spec7-bounces at specrx7.com [mailto:spec7-bounces at specrx7.com] On Behalf
Of Theo Abramovich
Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2011 2:07 PM
To: Spec RX-7
Subject: (MARRS-RX7) Realistic budget and lifestyle for a racer?
What is a realistic budget per season for Spec7 racing?
(Include event entry fees, tires, shocks, fuel, other consumable items.)
Is it possible to juggle young kids, a day job, and racing?
(In my late 20's... Looking like the wife's gonna want kids within the next
Looking less and less like I'm gonna be out there any time soon.
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