After speaking with a few chassis builders from the industry, we are able to budget an average of $60,000 for two race-ready machines. Drop a $25,000 motor into our primary car and we’re left with $85,000 in a race car that is ready to hit the track.
How much does it cost to build a late model race car?
A brand-new, complete Late Model racecar will cost a racer approximately $34,000 without an engine.
How much does it cost to dirt track race?
An informal survey of drivers who compete at various tracks in the region determined it costs a team between $500 a night to race at the asphalt tracks to about $800 a night to race at the dirt tracks. Schedules vary, but there are at least 20 weeks of races that begin at the end of March and last into September.
How much horsepower does a modified race car have?
Generally, the Modified cars make a little less power, around 650-700-hp compared to 850-hp Cup cars.
How much is a Super Late Model engine?
The drawback is that this motor is also by far the most expensive, averaging between $30,000 and $40,000, depending on the builder and parts used. It also takes the most time to build, partly because it requires much custom fabrication.
How much does a pure stock car cost?
Approximate Cost (new): $7,500-$10,000. Based on what you can and can’t do to your car. Engines will play a large role in this, too.
How long is a dirt modified race car?
Nearly all tracks are oval and less than 1-mile (1.6 km) in length with most being ½ mile (804 m) or less. The most common increments in the U.S. are ½ mile, ⅜ mile (603 m), ⅓ mile (536 m), ¼ mile (402 m), and ⅛ mile (201 m).