There’s a great old saying in racing: Speed costs money; how fast do you want to go? The adage was as true at the French Grand Prix a century ago as in this year’s Formula 1. And it’s also completely true in contemporary vintage racing. When a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO sold at auction last year for a record $38 million, it cemented vintage racing as easily the most expensive form of competition extant, when taken on a car-by-car basis. But vintage racing needn’t cost the GDP of a small country, because you can actually sneak in for less than the price of a new Chevy Spark. Here are four classes that offer great potential for cost-effective fun, for about $10,000 to $40,000.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2015/08/11/vintage-racing