Interested in going racing? You don't have to be a karting prodigy or a multi-millionaire to do it—tons of normal, everyday people go racing in regional club events every weekend. They do it using cars like this Mazda RX-7, which was built in 1999 to compete in SCCA-sanctioned race weekends. It's . You should buy it.
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According to the listing, this car was built to compete in the SCCA's ITS or STL Club racing classes. It has a custom roll cage with side impact protection for the driver, a fuel cell, and a Cool Suit system mounted in the passenger seat area. Despite being a race car for two decades, the body seems to be in good condition. Inside sits a single aluminum race seat with five-point harnesses.
The car retains its original 13B rotary engine, which was rebuilt in 2012 and refreshed in 2015 with new seals and a new tune. Mechanical upgrades include a limited-slip differential, Koni coilovers, a custom exhaust, an ISC racing radiator, and an OEM Mazda oil cooler. The seller has included a video from a recent event at Summit Point Motorsports Park, where you can hear it in action:
This RX-7 is with a Buy It Now price of $9900 or best offer. The car comes with a host of spare parts, including wheel and tire sets, brake calipers, and wheel hubs. It would cost a lot more than that price to build this car yourself, so we'd say it's a solid deal. If you want to break into the world of racing, this is a good way to do it.