The budget class to compete in right now is the crate coyote class. Everyone has the same motor with the same tune. You could build a competitive car for $15g or less.
"I'm not driving too fast...just flying too low"
-03 SB Cobra vert- 2552 of 5082 Born 02/25/03
90 7up vert - new project-07 DSG Focus -DD